The hard work of nearly 3000 students has paid off with the annual autumn conferring ceremonies kicking off this morning (Monday 20 October).
Hot on the heels of a stellar performance in the UCC Entrepreneur of the Year Awards (2013), PhD student Cormac Ryan is first to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship.
2014 marks the quincentenary of the birth of the great Belgian anatomist Andreas Vesalius. A major symposium and art exhibition in UCC will mark the occasion.
In a Eurovision of a different sort, more than 1000 Europeans will take part in citizen consultations on sustainable consumption on Saturday 25 October. UCC seeks 100 citizens to that end.
A new CEO, Oliver Daniels, will lead the €75 million SFI Research Centre as it firmly positions UCC and Ireland at the heart of global data analytics research.