- 26 Mar 2017
Well done to Quercus Sports’ Scholars, Amy O’Connor and Ciara O'Connell and the UCC Ladies Soccer team, on winning the Intervarsity’s Plate Final on March 26th.
UCC Vice President for Teaching and Learning, Prof. John O’Halloran presented Quercus Talented Students’ Scholarships to 20 students this evening (Wednesday, December 1st)
Quercus Innovation/Entrepreneurship Scholar Ciara Judge can now add her Outstanding Young Person of the World award to a list of accolades that already includes Young Scientist winner, entrepreneur and TEDxTeen speaker among others.
Last weekend in Kilkee, Co. Clare, Chris Mintern, Quercus Sports’ Scholar and final year Maths Science student, won the Standard Distance National Championships after winning the Hell of the West Triathlon.
Congratulations to Quercus Sports Scholar and second Arts’ student, Jack Casey, who has just been selected for the U23 Rowing World Championships in the HM4x.
Well done to Quercus Scholars Sarah Jameel (Active Citizenship) and Alex Philbin (Entrance) for organising the University’s first ever Book Raiser in the Devere Hall today for Mzuzu University, Malawi. They were helped by many fellow students including William Ormond (University Scholar) and Clare Keaveney Jimenez (Innovation/Entrepreneurship).
Congratulations to Jennifer Chadwick, Quercus Innovation/Entrepreneurship Scholar, 1st Pharmacy, who read the 1916 Proclamation aspart of Proclamation Day. University College Cork held a public reading of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic on Tuesday, 15 March, at noon on the Main Quad.
On the 16th of March 2016, we will be having the first ever BOOK RAISER on campus (Devere Hall from 3-4pm) to restore the lost textbooks by challenging every UCC student and faculty to donate one textbook they are not using or would like to gift to the students in Malawi.
Congratulations to Quercus Active Citizen Scholar, Sarah Jameel (2nd Dentistry) and Quercus Creative and Performing Arts Scholar, Kaumal Baig (4th Dentistry) on winning the poster and oral competitions today in the International Association of Dental Research Undergraduate Competition held in UCC.
Quercus Active Citizenship Scholar, Joanne O’Riordan will make history as the youngest person ever to lead the national St Patrick’s Day parade in the capital on 17 March.
Congratulations to Quercus Sports’ Scholar, Jack Casey, 2nd Arts on being crowned Irish U23 National indoor rowing Champion in Limerick on Saturday, January 23rd.
Congratulations to three Quercus Active Citizenship Scholars, Roisin Fox, Joanne O’Riordan and Alan Hayes on their recent involvement at the Cycle Against Suicide Student Congress in the RDS.
Quercus Sports' Scholar Sam Grace was featured in the Irish Times on January in a student profile piece by Nora Ide McAuliffe.
UCC President Dr Michael Murphy and UCC’s Vice President for Teaching and Learning, Professor John O’Halloran, will award Quercus Talented Students’ Scholarships to 17 students this evening (Tuesday, December 1st)
An inspirational address was given by Sarah Jameel, 2nd year Dental Student and Quercus Active Citizenship Scholar on 26th November at the Quercus Entrance Scholarhip Awards Ceremony.
You can see Sarah's address here
Quercus Scholar Sarah Jameel, a second year dentistry student and and Quercus Scholar at UCC wrote this ‘Love Letter to Beirut, Paris and Beyond From Sri Lanka,' which was today published on The Huffington Post and on The Irish Independent.
University College Cork’s Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy will host an ‘OT over Tea’ event to mark World Occupational Therapy day on Tuesday October 27th.
Congratulations to Quercus Active Citizenship Scholar, Alan Hayes, who performed at last night’s homecoming for the victorious Kilkenny All Ireland winning side. Alan has been performing at all of the Kilkenny homecomings (and that’s a lot!) since he was in 5th Class (pictured right).
We are delighted to welcome the new Quercus Scholars for 2015/16 to UCC, pictured above at the Quercus Induction Day.
Quercus Sports Scholar, Ciara O'Connell has been selected for the World University Games in South Korea
Congratulations to Jacqui Walsh who has just won the inaugral IEL Travel Award to China.
Students from UCC's Medical Society (Med Soc) have launched their annual Teddy Bear Hospital, which aims to limit children's apprehension surrounding visiting the doctor, a term known as 'white-coat anxiety'.
Well done to Quercus scholar Marie Martin on winning the Student Startup prize at Ireland's Student Startup Weekend which took place at UCC last weekend. This prize includes free office space and other key requirements for a business startup.
Quercus scholar Clodagh Moloney has been selected for the Irish Universities hockey side
One Young World is an organisation that gives young people (aged 18-30) a platform to voice their opinions for change in the world. Congratulations to the 6 Quercus Scholars who attended the One Young World Summit in Dublin in October and to Joanne O'Riordan who was a speaker at this presitgious event.
University College Cork is offering, gifted talented students scholarships worth up to €10,000 per student, per year.
The new scheme, The Quercus Talented Programme, offers both prospective and current UCC students the opportunity to apply for scholarships in a number of areas including academia, active citizenship, creative and performing arts, innovation/entrepreneurship and sport.