What is the PSLC?
The Regional PSLC is a cross-institutional centre for promoting effective, learner focused peer supported learning systems by building on the experience and expertise in peer supported learning in all Shannon Consortium partner institutions, particularly that related to UL's highly successful academic enrichment programme known as Peer-Supported Learning Groups (PSLG).
What are PSLG Sessions?
Peer-Supported Learning Groups (PSLG) are a proactive academic enrichment programme, that target difficult modules/subjects. They foster cross-year support between students on the same course by encouraging them to support each other and to learn co-operatively under the guidance of students from the year(s) above.
What do the students get from participation?
The sessions involve active learning in small groups which encourages collaborative learning thus working both on what students learn and how they learn. They provide opportunities to practice using the language of the subject in a safe, friendly and supportive environment. Best of all, PSLG sessions benefits all students regardless of their academic abilities.
How do the leaders benefit?
The sessions offer leaders the opportunity to pass on the knowledge that they have gained from taking the targeted module to a new group of students. This gives the leader a chance to revise and review what they have learned but also to examine it from different angles as they prepare exercises to help the attendees self learn. This gives the leaders the opportunity to practice and enhance their team building, leadership and communications skills as well as their organisation and time-management skills.
What is the PVA?
The President's Volunteer Award (PVA) has been established to harness, acknowledge and support the contribution that students at the University of Limerick make to their communities. The PVA draws on a strong tradition of student volunteering both on and off campus.

Schemes Operating for Spring AY2017/18

Posted on 24 jan 2018 by Admin   |  

Expressions of Interest (EoI) for Spring Semester of Academic Year 2017/8 has now closed. EoI will reopen at the end of the semester for Spring Semester AY2018/9.

The list of modules being supported is as follows:

  • » AC4002 - Managerial Accounting - A&F Department, KBS
  • » CE4702 - Computer Software 2 - ECE Department, S&E
  • » CS4222 - Software Development - CSIS Department, S&E

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4th Year ECE Seminar Series Report Writing

Posted on 24 jan 2018 by Admin   |  

All 4th Year ECE BE and BSc courses

February 21st, 2018 at 14:30 ‐ Student Support Centre (C2061)

The student support centre will be organising a seminar for ECE students, who are currently in the process of preparing for their FYP reports. The objective is to assist students in planning for and writing their FYP reports. This seminar will cover the following topics:

  • » Preparing and Planning a FYP report
  • » Layout & Style
  • » Referencing and use of Endnote
  • » Using Microsoft Word
  • » Tips

This will be an informal seminar, with plenty of opportunities for questions. Tea/Coffee will be available.

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Services Overview

The Regional PSLC offers a wide range of services including:

For more information go to our services page.

Contact Us

The Regional PSLC is open Monday to Friday, 09:00-17:00.

Room C2-061, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland.
Telephone: +353-6121-3352
Online: http://pslc.ul.ie
E-mail: james.murphy@ul.ie