News Archive

News Archive
UCC Sports Star Awards 2016/2017

UCC Sports Star Awards 2016/2017

  • 20 Apr 2017

Two of our B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education students received the UCC Sports Star Award this year.

The ceremony took place on Thursday the 13th of April 2017 at the River Lee Hotel.

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Colin Wong, School of Education SSPE Alumnus, featured as UCC's Alumnus of the Week

Colin Wong, School of Education SSPE Alumnus, featured as UCC's Alumnus of the Week

  • 11 Apr 2017

Colin is an endurance kayaker and just completed a 2,000 kilometre, 70-day kayaking trip across the Persian Gulf.

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Sports Studies and Physical Education celebrates 10 years: Irish Examiner reports

Sports Studies and Physical Education celebrates 10 years: Irish Examiner reports

  • 10 Apr 2017

A special lecture event was held in UCC last Wednesday to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Sports Studies and Physical Education programme. Leicester FC Psychologist Ken Way discussed his views on the team.

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SSPE Fundraiser on the 6th of April in the Mardyke Arena

SSPE Fundraiser on the 6th of April in the Mardyke Arena

  • 05 Apr 2017

On behalf of the Sports Studies and Physical Education department in University College Cork, we would like to cordially invite your school and students to participate in a Wheelchair Basketball tournament in the Mardyke Arena, Cork on April 6th 2017 from 10-4. In addition to a tournament, there will be an array of fun activities, music and games held on the day with donations being raised for the Irish Wheelchair Association through your participation. 

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School of Education celebrates 10 years of Sports Studies and PE degree

School of Education celebrates 10 years of Sports Studies and PE degree

  • 09 Mar 2017

To mark this achievement, Ken Way, Leicester City FC Performance Psychologist will be interviewed in UCC by Tony Leen, Irish Examiner Sports Editor from 8-9PM in Boole Lecture Theatre 4, on Wednesday April 5th.

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Youth Health Symposium held in Terence McSweeney School on the 30th of March 2017

Youth Health Symposium held in Terence McSweeney School on the 30th of March 2017

  • 09 Mar 2017

A Youth Health Symposium was held in Terence McSweeney School on the 30th of March 2017.

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Dr. Fiona Chambers hosting European Educational Research Association Specialist Symposium at the University of Padua in October 2017

Dr. Fiona Chambers hosting European Educational Research Association Specialist Symposium at the University of Padua in October 2017

  • 28 Feb 2017

Dr. Fiona Chambers, Network Convener of EERA Network 18: Research in Sport Pedagogy has been funded to host a European Educational Research Association Specialist Symposium on 'Values, Voice and Ethics in Educational Research'.

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Dr Wesley O'Brien speaks in the Evening Echo on his coaching philosophy for Cork GAA's young people

Dr Wesley O'Brien speaks in the Evening Echo on his coaching philosophy for Cork GAA's young people

  • 28 Feb 2017

Dr Wesley O'Brien has been interviewed in the Evening Echo this week on the importance of Fundamental Movement Skills for the development of Cork GAA's young people. 

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The Physical Literacy Workshop in Naas, Co Kildare takes place on the 3rd of December 2016

The Physical Literacy Workshop in Naas, Co Kildare takes place on the 3rd of December 2016

  • 08 Nov 2016

Dr Wesley O Brien from the UCC B.Ed. Sports Studies and Physical Education programme in conjunction with Sport Ireland and Kildare Sports Partnership will be speaking at a free seminar on developing children's physical literacy on Saturday the 3rd of December from 10am to 1.30pm in the Osprey Hotel in Naas, Co. Kildare. This seminar is designed for for teachers, parents and coaches.

 

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B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education Student Awards 2016

B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education Student Awards 2016

  • 09 Mar 2017

Congratulations to our four B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education students (now Graduates) on receiving their awards.

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Best of luck to Dr Wesley O’Brien, Lecturer in the School of Education, and the Cork Camogie Team who play Kilkenny next Sunday the 11th of September 2016 at 4pm.

Best of luck to Dr Wesley O’Brien, Lecturer in the School of Education, and the Cork Camogie Team who play Kilkenny next Sunday the 11th of September 2016 at 4pm.

  • 08 Sep 2016

The Cork camogie team, coached by Dr Wesley O’Brien, B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies & Physical Education, play Kilkenny next Sunday. Cork are defending the title that they won last year when they defeated Galway.

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Future leaders in Physical Education – outstanding B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education students receive awards

Future leaders in Physical Education – outstanding B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education students receive awards

  • 03 Dec 2015

Congratulations to students from the B.Ed. (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education, School of Education, who received awards for their outstanding achievements during the course of their programme. 

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Fourth year BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education student is the Senior WAKO Kickboxing World Champion at under 50kg.

Fourth year BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education student is the Senior WAKO Kickboxing World Champion at under 50kg.

  • 01 Dec 2015

Congratulations to fourth year BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education, Lily de la Cour, who last week became the World Association of Kickboxing Organisations, Senior World Champion under 50 KG.

The WAKO World Kickboxing Championships were held last week in Dublin.

 

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Congratulations to Dr. Wesley O'Brien, Lecturer in Education who was part of the coaching staff of the Cork Team who are the All Ireland Camogie Winners 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Wesley O'Brien, Lecturer in Education who was part of the coaching staff of the Cork Team who are the All Ireland Camogie Winners 2015

  • 14 Sep 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Wesley O'Brien and the Senior Cork Camogie team on their convincing win over Galway yesterday in the All Ireland Final. Also huge congratulations to Orla Cotter, player of match and graduate of BEDSSPE.

 

 

 

 

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Best of luck to lecturer in the School of Education,Dr Wesley O’Brien and the Cork Camogie Team who play Galway next Sunday September 13 at 4pm

Best of luck to lecturer in the School of Education,Dr Wesley O’Brien and the Cork Camogie Team who play Galway next Sunday September 13 at 4pm

  • 09 Sep 2015

The Cork camogie team, coached by Dr Wesley O’Brien, BEd (Hons) Sports Studies & Physical Education, play Galway next Sunday. Cork are defending the title that they won last year when they defeated Kilkenny.

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BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education Students involved in the Cork Ladies All Ireland Football Final on Sunday

BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education Students involved in the Cork Ladies All Ireland Football Final on Sunday

  • 22 Sep 2015

Best of luck to Eamonn Ryan (Cork Ladies GAA Football Coach and BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education Tutor) and BEd students Doireann O' Sullivan and Marie Ambrose, Graduate Orlagh Farmer and EYCS student Laura Crowley in the All Ireland Final on Sunday

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Congratulations to Fourth year, Alison Miller on her Six Nations Title Win with the Irish Women's Rugby team yesterday

Congratulations to Fourth year, Alison Miller on her Six Nations Title Win with the Irish Women's Rugby team yesterday

  • 23 Mar 2015

Huge congratulations to fourth year BEd (Hons) Sports Studies and Physical Education student, Alison Miller, who played an integral part in helping the Irish Women’s Rugby team claim the Women's Six Nations title and a 73-3 victory over Scotland yesterday.

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Cork SportsAbility Seminar a Huge Success

Cork SportsAbility Seminar a Huge Success

  • 13 Mar 2015

Dr Susan Crawford was a guest speaker at the Cork SportsAbility Seminar, hosted by the Cork Sports Ability Forum in CIT on Thursday evening, the 5th March 2015. There was a fantastic turnout on the night, full of enthusiastic people who are passionate about promoting sport for people with disabilities in Cork.

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"Empowering Players - Building the Relationship between Coach and Player"

  • 26 Jan 2015

Dr. Wesley O' Brien and Ms. Elaine Harte gave a presentation at the annual GAA Games Development Conference, held in Croke Park on the 9th and 10th January 2015.

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