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Engage at LIT

The LIT ENGAGE Programme supports students’ transition to and retention in third level. Together with on-campus Student Leaders this programme provides students with the opportunity to actively engage in college life, get to grips with their course, join a club or society, become a volunteer and develop a personal toolkit to live a healthy balanced and enjoyable lifestyle.

During September, October and November each week is tailored with different events to promote and support a positive start in LIT.

 

  • Weeks 1 & 2 - September 14th - 25th - Welcome Back!

    Welcome 2nd years, 3rd years, 4th years and Postgrad’s

    Check out:

    Wednesday 16th September - 1pm-2pm

    The LIT Counselling team are inviting you to drop in online and say hello today, Wednesday 16th September from 1 until 2pm. They are here to help and support you navigate any challenges you may experience. 

    You can log in using this link , using your student registration number. They will also have a questions and answers section where you can raise your hand if you have any query, you can do this anonymously.

    Student Leaders:

    Log into the Student Leader Lunchtime Info Session to hear from the Student Leaders. Guest Speakers will also be invited to tell you all about what is happening on your campus, 

    To meet our Student Leaders click here.

    Engage in your College Life through Clubs and Societies

    Students are encouraged to get involved in the multiple Clubs and Societies available to them and encouraged to set up their own club/society.

    Click here to register for a sport or activity

    Sports: https://lit.ie/sports       Societies: https://lit.ie/students-union

    IT Support

    Our Computer Services Department provides various online software and services for students to assist with the day to day functions of college life.

    To view some useful tutorial videos on how to use/access these services please click here.

    Class Reps:

    Class Reps are appointed to be ambassadors for their class and actively engage with the Institute and organise class-based activities such as social and training events.
    Full information available at https://lit.ie/students-union

    International Students:

    Check out the supports and services which are here to positively enable your college life in LIT.
    https://lit.ie/international-study

    Erasmus @ LIT

    Did you know that every single student registered at LIT can avail of the Erasmus programme as part of their LIT studies? Whether it is receiving funding for eligible work placements abroad in the EU, or going on a study abroad semester in Year 2 or Year 3 of your programme, learn more about the Erasmus programme here.

  • Weeks 3 & 4 - September 28th - October 9th - Welcome 1st Years!

    Welcome 1st Years!  

    Students will meet staff and support services from across the Institute. For full information on all the services and supports available to you please check out:

    Student Leaders:

    Meet your Students Leader who will answer your questions to guide and support you during these first couple of months. Log into the Student Leader Lunchtime Info Session to hear from the Student Leaders. Guest Speakers will also be invited to tell you all about what is happening on your campus.
    Check out (landing page link?)


    Freshers Activities:

    Get involved with the many fun activities provided by your Students Union  https://lit.ie/students-union

    Click here to register for a sport or activity

    IT Support

    Our Computer Services Department provides various online software and services for students to assist with the day to day functions of college life.

    To view some useful tutorial videos on how to use/access these services please click here.


    Mature Students

    Information Sessions will be delivered by our current Mature Students who will share their insights on how to best manage college life.  
    https://lit.ie/mature-students

    International Students:

    Check out the supports and services which are here to positively enable your college life in LIT.
    https://lit.ie/international-study

    Erasmus @ LIT

    Did you know that every single student registered at LIT can avail of the Erasmus programme as part of their LIT studies? Whether it is receiving funding for eligible work placements abroad in the EU, or going on a study abroad semester in Year 2 or Year 3 of your programme, learn more about the Erasmus programme here.

    Engage in your College Life through Clubs and Societies

    Students are encouraged to get involved in the multiple Clubs and Societies available to them and encouraged to set up their own club/society.
    Sports: https://lit.ie/sports       Societies: https://lit.ie/students-union

    Class Reps:

    Class Reps are appointed to be ambassadors for their class and actively engage with the Institute and organise class-based activities such as social and training events.

    Full information available at https://lit.ie/students-union

  • Week 5 - October 12th - 16th
    Student Leaders:

    Log into the Student Leader Lunchtime Info Session to hear from the Student Leaders. Guest Speakers will also be invited to tell you all about what is happening on your campus, 

    To meet our student leaders click here.

    Money Matters:

    Information sessions will be delivered to assist with all student financial queries and supports.

     

    Academic Support:

    The Learning Support Unit helps students to master the new academic skills and self-directed learning. Workshops include academic writing, mathematics, researching, studying, note- taking, exam revision and a general, focus on learning support in all manners of academic advancement. https://lit.ie/learning-support

    Careers and Employability:

    The Careers and Employability Service Centre provides students and recent graduates of LIT with support and advice on Careers, Employability Skills and Work Placement.

    For full information please check out:

    Mature Students

    Information Sessions will be delivered by our current Mature Students who will share their insights on how to best manage college life.  
    https://lit.ie/mature-students

    IT Support

    Our Computer Services Department provides various online software and services for students to assist with the day to day functions of college life.

    To view some useful tutorial videos on how to use/access these services please click here.

  • Week 6 - October 19th - 23rd
    Student Leaders:

    Log into the Student Leader Lunchtime Info Session to hear from the Student Leaders. Guest Speakers will also be invited to tell you all about what is happening on your campus,  

    To meet our student leaders, click here 

    Health and Wellness - (diet, fitness, sexual health and consent):

    Students are encouraged and supported with staying healthy and safe in college.

    Health Centre: https://lit.ie/student-health
    Sports: https://lit.ie/sports       
    Students Union: https://lit.ie/students-union

    Academic Support:

    The Learning Support Unit helps students to master the new academic skills and self-directed learning. Workshops include academic writing, mathematics, researching, studying, note- taking, exam revision and a general, focus on learning support in all manners of academic advancement. https://lit.ie/learning-support

    IT Support

    Our Computer Services Department provides various online software and services for students to assist with the day to day functions of college life.

    To view some useful tutorial videos on how to use/access these services please click here.

    International Students:

    Check out the supports and services which are here to positively enable your college life in LIT.
    https://lit.ie/international-study

  • Week 7 - October 27th - 30th
    Student Leaders:

    Log into the Student Leader Lunchtime Info Session to hear from the Student Leaders. Guest Speakers will also be invited to tell you all about what is happening on your campus,  

    To meet our Student Leaders click here.


    Money Matters:

    Information sessions will be delivered to assist with all student financial queries and supports. 

    Mature Students

    Information Sessions will be delivered by our current Mature Students who will share their insights on how to best manage college life.  
    https://lit.ie/mature-students

  • Week 8 - November 2nd - 6th
    Student Leaders:

    Log into the Student Leader Lunchtime Info Session to hear from the Student Leaders. Guest Speakers will also be invited to tell you all about what is happening on your campus.

    To meet our student leaders click here.

     Mental Health Awareness Campaign:

    Student Counselling Service

    LIT offers a free, confidential and professional counselling service. Our counsellors will offer you space, a listening ear and non-judgemental understanding, whether it’s a personal crisis, academic or personal issue you wish to deal with. During this week you will also have opportunities to engage in additional mental health awareness and support activities. Please visit: https://lit.ie/counselling

    Students' Union

    The Students’ Union delivers educational and awareness campaigns throughout the year to help students to manage personal issues including sexual health, mental health, accommodation, finance, safety, alcohol and drugs. Please visit: https://lit.ie/students-union

    International Students

    Check out the supports and services which are here to positively enable your college life in LIT.
    https://lit.ie/international-study

  • Week 9 - November 9th - 13th
    Student Volunteering:

    The GIVE (Guided Initiative in Voluntary Engagement) project encourages students to engage in voluntary activities, and benefits both the community and the volunteers by combining a service experience with a learning and development experience.

    Become a volunteer by checking out https://www.studentvolunteer.ie/lit

  • Week 10 - November 16th - 20th
    Student Supports Week

    Re-introduction of all student support services with additional workshops, information stands and quick query sessions. Please check out: https://lit.ie/student-services