Support Services in LITT

We want you to get the most out of your time at LITT. If you have any problems, then the best thing you can do is seek advice early on to prevent it having any effect on you enjoying your time here! So please look below for details of where you can get help!

LIT Student’s Union is the representative body for the students of Limerick Institute of Technology Moylish, LITSU Tipperary (Thurles and Clonmel), Limerick School of Art and Design (LSAD), Clare Street.

We represent student views at an institute wide-level, on various committees and bodies throughout the college and communicate them to management in LIT. So if you have any concerns while on campus please contact us:

President: supres@student.lit.ie

Vice President: suvicepres@student.lit.ie

Reception: su.reception@student.lit.ie

We are a professional student counselling service staffed by psychologists, counsellors, and psychotherapists under the direction of Noreen Keane.  We provide a multi-campus service – Moylish, LSAD, LIT Tipperary both Thurles and Clonmel.

If you are interested in meeting with a counsellor in a confidential setting about whatever issues is causing you concern the Student Counselling Service offers: individual counselling and groups and workshops. We also provide frequent drop-in sessions.

Making an Appointment

You just need to register for Counselling by completing an intake form.

In LIT Moylish you do this by dropping-in to The Health Unit and making your booking at reception or phoning 061 293106.

In LSAD you register with Sean in main reception by completing an intake form.

In LIT Thurles and Clonmel you do this by contacting Anna Fitzgerald Receptionist for all Tipperary based services: 050428152 or email Anna.Fitzgerald@lit.ie

Once registered for counselling you will be offered an assessment appointment, this usually takes 30 minutes after which you will be assigned to a counsellor. You can find a list of contacts here.

Please note that during our busiest times we operate a waiting list so be patient, if you are in crisis, please inform us and you will be given an emergency appointment.

Service Schedule across campuses.

LIT Moylish

Monday to Friday all day

LIT LSAD 

Monday 9.30-1.00, Tuesday 9.00-1.00, Wednesday 9.00-1.00, Thursday 10.00-1.00, Friday 9.30-1.00

LIT Thurles

Monday pm, Tuesday all day

LIT Clonmel

Monday am.

If you are a student struggling to cope, please contact us. We are here to help you.

What kind of issues bring people to Counselling?

  • Isolation
  • Eating issues
  • Relationship problems
  • Abuse
  • Trauma
  • Victim of crime
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Advice/signposting
  • Self-esteem/confidence
  • Homesickness
  • Sexuality/gender issues
  • Academic worries
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Phobias
  • Homesickness
  • Drug or alcohol problems
  • Mediation between housemates
  • Lots more…

To provide a confidential and caring Health Service through Health Promotion and Healthy Lifestyle Awareness and to respond to the needs and concerns of our students.

Student Health at LIT consists of a Nurses and Doctors Service.

LIT has two full-time Chaplains (based at Limerick and Thurles) whose services are available to students of all religious denominations and of none. The Chaplaincy is available to help any member of LIT and has four main areas of support: Care, Community, Spirituality and other general duties.

Available on

Mondays

Wednesdays

Thursdays

Contact Details:

Thurles & Clonmel
Fr. Thomas Hearne
(0504) 28032
Thomas.Hearne@lit.ie

Student Welfare Officer

Phone: 083 857 1983

Email: su_thurles@student.lit.ie

 

Student Counselling Service

Phone: 050 428152

Email: Anna.Fitzgerald@lit.ie