Student Recruitment

Student Recruitment & Liaison Officer

Name: Anne Wallace
Telephone: +353 (0) 21 420 5102
Mobile +353 (0) 86 4122414
Email: a.wallace@ucc.ie

School Visits: September - May 

I am available to visit schools to talk to senior cycle students about their course choices.  I will give a presentation on all of the degree programmes offered by the College of Business and Law. If your school runs a Careers Fair and you would like representation from the College of Business and Law that can also be facilitated.  Please contact me by phone (021-4205102) text (086-4122414) or email a.wallace@ucc.ie.

The School of Law at UCC will host an Open Day on Wednesday 26th April from 9.30am to 1.00pm.  This will provide prospective law students with an opportunity to hear information on the suite of law programmes available at undergraduate level.  There will also be a session on topical issues in Law provided by an expert panel of lecturers.  Students will also hear from recent graduates who are working in the legal field as well as current students studying law.  This event will also include an information session on the career opportunities available from a law degree.

There are a limited number of places remaining for this event. To reserve your place please contact Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie) and places will be allocated on a first come-first served basis. Please provide your name, email address, mobile number, the name of the school and year of study.  This event is open to senior cycle students only.  All students are expected to attend in their school uniforms.

The BComm Convention will take place in UCC on Friday 28th April 2017 from 9.15am-3.30pm.  There is a very exciting programme promised for this event!  The first session will provide information on the BComm degree programme which will include details on the work placement, study abroad and academic research opportunities.  This session will be followed by a keynote speaker.  The second session will be an interactive session where students will have the opportunity to participate in a business simulation game and there will be prizes available.  Lunch vouchers will be provided to all participants and the final session will take place in the Creative Zone in the Boole Library where successful graduates from a number of sectors will speak to their experience of the BComm degree and their successful career paths.

This event is open to all senior cycle students.   Students will be expected to attend in their uniforms on the day.  To reserve places please contact Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie) and provide your name, email address, mobile number, the name of your school and year of study.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come-first served basis!

 

A "taster day" for Leaving Cert students has been announced by the BSc Business Information Systems degree to take place in UCC on Friday 12th May 2017.  Places are limited and early booking is advisable.  To reserve a place at this event please contact Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie).  The schedule for the day is currently being finalised but promises to be a very interesting programme and suited to Leaving Certs who are, as yet, unsure of their CAO options. 

Business Information Systems (BIS) is a four-year degree programme that specialises in key business and technology skills, providing students with an excellent springboard for a successful career within IS or business related sectors. BIS students study an interesting mix of business subjects such as Economics, Accounting, Management and Marketing. IT related subjects are also on offer covering topics like programming, web development, networking, systems analysis and database development. In third year, BIS students have the opportunity to work in industry for six months. The BIS Placement Programme allows students to take what they have learnt in lectures and practical sessions and apply it in an organisation. This paid placement means that BIS students have practical business experience before they complete their degree. 

BIS students also enjoy their four years at UCC as members of the BIS Society. Soccer tournaments, formal balls and weekends away are widely anticipated annual events! See more detail on the full student experience or download the brochure to find out more about BIS.

The Law Academy is an opportunity for high achieving students who are considering the study of law to attend a one-day “taster” session of law lectures, a Moot Court and a student forum. The Autumn session is for Leaving Cert students only and will be held over 3 days during the October mid-term break. The Academy is free to students. Places (20 per day) will be allocated on a first come, first served basis with a maximum of up to 5 students from any one school.  Early booking is essential through your Guidance Counsellor! A further Law Academy will take place during the mid-term break in February subject to demand.

Further details can be obtained by emailing a.wallace@ucc.ie.

A GOVERNMENT GATHERING will take place on Friday 15 January 2016 to showcase the BSc Government (CK210) degree at UCC. The event will run from 10:00am to 3:00pm in the Brookfield Health Science Building. Prospective students will learn about the BSc Government programme, meet with current students and hear from graduates and employers. The degree’s exciting placement programme will be presented and there will also be a series of fun interactive events. There are 60 places available for the event and, if you are interested in a combination of politics, business and law, this could be the degree for you. To reserve your place please contact Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie).

The Cork Unversity Business School will host a BSc Finance Forum in University College Cork on 20th January from 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

The event, organised by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems and the Department of Economics, will include talks by lecturers on the BSc Finance degree, current students and graduates of the degree.

The BSc Finance Forum is a great opportunity for students interested in the programme to learn about what students study,  the work placement programme  and career opportunities for graduates.

This event is open to Leaving Certificate students and you must register if you wish to attend.

 

For further information, contact:

Anne Wallace,

Student Recruitment & Liaison Office,

College of Business & Law

a.wallace@ucc.ie

T: +353 21 4205102

See www.ucc.ie/accfin for more details on the B.Sc. Finance Degree at UCC.

The BComm International Showcase will take place on Tuesday 15th December 2015.  This is a one day taster programme where students have the opportunity to hear about the degree programme and the career opportunities available. In addition, students can also attend a language class to learn a new language for example Italian, Spanish, German or Chinese or they can choose their preferred language which they study in school such as French or Irish.  A series of short business lectures is also provided to give prospective students insights into the content of the degree.

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis and must be booked through the Guidance Counsellor in the attending student's school.  Further information is available from Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie) 

The UCC Law Essay Competition 2016-17 will be sent to schools in September 2016.   

2015-16 Winners announced in the Council Room, North Wing, UCC on Thursday 21st 2016!

The UCC School of Law, Essay Competition has been a huge success! A record number of entries were received with entrants from almost every county in Ireland! The six competition winners attend schools in Galway, Cavan, Dublin and Cork and were presented with a certificate and cheque at the prize-giving ceremony on campus recently. The standard of essays this year was exceptional, making the adjudication task undertaken by the panel of experts from UCC’s Law School a difficult one!

Justine Davey, Dominican College Taylors Hill, Galway; Garry O’Sullivan De la Salle College, Macroom, Co Cork; Nyla Jamieson St Columba’s College, Whitechurch, Dublin 16; Michael Smollen Virginia College, New Street, Virginia, Co Cavan; Jack O’Sullivan Kilkenny College Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny; Amy Wootten Cork Life Center, 6 Winters Hill, Sundays Well, Cork.

Details of the prize giving ceremony can be found at the following linkwww.ucc.ie/en/lawsite

The Transition Year Business Projects will be re-launched in 2017. We are currently surveying Guidance Counsellors, Transition Year Co-ordinators and Business Teachers to receive their valued feedback on this competition.  Further details are available from Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie) or T: 021-4205102.

The winning school in the 2015 competition were: 

  • 1st Place: “Changes“, Bishopstown Community School, Cork.  
  • 2nd Place: “Cúpla Úlla”, Nagle Rice Secondary School, Doneraile, Co. Cork. 
  • 3rd Place: “School of Sound”, Tullow Community School, Tullow, Co. Carlow.

 

During the University’s two academic terms we encourage small group visits to campus. Prospective students wishing to experience a lecture in their preferred discipline within the College of Business and Law can email a.wallace@ucc.ie to arrange an appointment.

I also offer an advisory service for prospective students (second level and mature) on their course choices throughout the year.

Anne Wallace

 

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