Well Done Amy and Ciara

Well Done Amy and Ciara

  • 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. 

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Congratulations to Miah and Clodagh

Congratulations to Miah and Clodagh

  • 12 Mar 2017

UCC Ladies Hockey Team created history by winning the Munster Division 1 League title for the first time since 1992 on Sunday 12th March, 2017.

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Well Done to Sinéad Ní Argáin

Well Done to Sinéad Ní Argáin

  • 09 Feb 2017

Congratulations to Sinéad Ní Argáin, Quercus Creative and Performing Arts Scholar. 

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First Prize to Clare Keaveney Jimenez

First Prize to Clare Keaveney Jimenez

  • 09 Feb 2017

Congratulations to Quercus Innovation/Entrepreneurship Scholar, Clare Keaveney Jimenez. 

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Quercus Scholars in Little Book of Irish Science

Quercus Scholars in Little Book of Irish Science

  • 09 Jan 2017

Congratulations to Ciara Judge and Emer Hickey who appear on page 38 of the Little Book of Irish Science.

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Quercus Talented Students' Programme Awards Night 2016

Quercus Talented Students' Programme Awards Night 2016

  • 01 Dec 2016

UCC Vice President for Teaching and Learning, Prof. John O’Halloran presented Quercus Talented Students’ Scholarships to 20 students this evening (Wednesday, December 1st)

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Congratulations Shane O' Donnell

Congratulations Shane O' Donnell

  • 25 Oct 2016

The Clare hurler who broke Cork hearts in the 2013 Senior All-Ireland Hurling final replay by scoring 3-3 in the opening 19 minutes has graduated from University College Cork.

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Mark O' Connor signs rookie contract

Mark O' Connor signs rookie contract

  • 20 Oct 2016

Former Kerry minor star and Quercus Sports' Scholar Mark O' Connor has confirmed his signing of a professional rookie contract with Australian Rules Football club Geelong, having had trials with five different clubs last month.

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Congratulations Tom Devine

Congratulations Tom Devine

  • 12 Sep 2016

Congratulations to Tom Devine, 4th Medicine, Quercus Sports' Scholar on winning an All-Ireland U21 medal with Waterford.

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Quercus Scholar Ciara Judge has been named one of the 10 outstanding young people in the world

Quercus Scholar Ciara Judge has been named one of the 10 outstanding young people in the world

  • 10 Sep 2016

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.

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UCC Welcomes New Quercus Scholars

UCC Welcomes New Quercus Scholars

  • 09 Sep 2016

On September 9th, the Quercus Talented Students' Programme welcomes the 2016/17 Scholars by hosting an induction day in Distillery House, North Mall.

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Quercus Sports' Scholar, Chris Mintern, wins National Triathlon Championships

Quercus Sports' Scholar, Chris Mintern, wins National Triathlon Championships

  • 28 Jun 2016

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.

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Quercus Scholar Jack Casey selected for U23 Rowing World Championships

Quercus Scholar Jack Casey selected for U23 Rowing World Championships

  • 13 Jun 2016

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.

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Amy O’Connor named as a Colleges All Star

Amy O’Connor named as a Colleges All Star

  • 08 Apr 2016

Congratulations to Quercus Sports’ Scholar Amy O’Connor (2nd Pharmacy) on her selection as a third level All Star yesterday. 

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Marie Martin wins UCC’s Entrepreneur of the Year

Marie Martin wins UCC’s Entrepreneur of the Year

  • 07 Apr 2016

Congratulations to Quercus Innovation & Entrepreneurship Scholar, Marie Martin on being named yesterday as the UCC Entrepreneur of the year!

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Launch of “Cork Cares”

Launch of “Cork Cares”

  • 23 Mar 2016

Congratulations to Quercus Scholars Jenn Chadwick, Jacqui Walsh, Dave Calnan, Alex Whelan and Calvin O’Callaghan who are part of the group who founded new business Cork Cares which was launched last night. 

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Mzuzu University Book Appeal

Mzuzu University Book Appeal

  • 16 Mar 2016

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).

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UCC Proclamation Day 2016

UCC Proclamation Day 2016

  • 15 Mar 2016

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.

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Mzuzu University Book Raiser

Mzuzu University Book Raiser

  • 14 Mar 2016

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. 

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Sarah Jameel and Kaumal Baig win the IADR Undergraduate Competition

Sarah Jameel and Kaumal Baig win the IADR Undergraduate Competition

  • 03 Mar 2016

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.

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Quercus Scholar Joanne O’Riordan named as Grand Marshall of the Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Quercus Scholar Joanne O’Riordan named as Grand Marshall of the Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade

  • 25 Feb 2016

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.

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Teach Tom officially opens

Teach Tom officially opens

  • 17 Feb 2016

On Saturday, February 13th Quercus Active Citizenship scholar Alan Hayes and his mum Angela along with over 150 people gathered at the premises at 15 Ormonde Street to mark the occasion.

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Quercus Sport Scholar Jack Casey is National U23 indoor Rowing Champion!

Quercus Sport Scholar Jack Casey is National U23 indoor Rowing Champion!

  • 23 Jan 2016

Congratulations to Quercus Sports’ Scholar, Jack Casey, 2nd Arts on being crowned Irish U23 National indoor rowing Champion in Limerick on Saturday, January 23rd.

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Cycle Against Suicide Student Congress, RDS, January 14th

Cycle Against Suicide Student Congress, RDS, January 14th

  • 14 Jan 2016

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. 

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Quercus Sports’ Scholar Sam Grace features in the Irish Times!

Quercus Sports’ Scholar Sam Grace features in the Irish Times!

  • 06 Jan 2016

Quercus Sports' Scholar Sam Grace was featured in the Irish Times on January in a student profile piece by Nora Ide McAuliffe.

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UCC Quercus Talented Students’ Award Gala – December 1st

UCC Quercus Talented Students’ Award Gala – December 1st

  • 01 Dec 2015

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)

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Sarah Jameel addresses the 2015 Quercus Entrance Scholars

Sarah Jameel addresses the 2015 Quercus Entrance Scholars

  • 26 Nov 2015

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 

https://youtu.be/dVaQ22Oqt9o

 

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Quercus Scholar becomes world-wide hit with 'Love Letter to Beirut, Paris and Beyond'

Quercus Scholar becomes world-wide hit with 'Love Letter to Beirut, Paris and Beyond'

  • 16 Nov 2015

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.

 

 

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JCI Honours Joanne O'Riordan

JCI Honours Joanne O'Riordan

  • 07 Nov 2015

Quercus Active Citizenship Scholar, Joanne O’Riordan being awarded Junior Chamber International’s Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World

 

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Inkspirations by Kaumal Baig

Inkspirations by Kaumal Baig

  • 05 Nov 2015

‌Kaumal Baig's exhibition entitled 'Inkspirations' opened at the Jenning's gallery on November 5th.

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Web Summit 2015

Web Summit 2015

  • 03 Nov 2015

A group of six Quercus Scholars attended the Web Summit in Dublin on November 3rd, 2015. Calvin O’Callaghan, Dave Calnan, Sarah Jameel, Roisin Fox, Marie Martin and Jennifer Chadwick volunteered at the Web Summit 2015 in the RDS, Dublin.

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#OTandMe Celebrates World Occupational Therapy Day

#OTandMe Celebrates World Occupational Therapy Day

  • 27 Oct 2015

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.

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Irish National Rowing Trials 2015

Irish National Rowing Trials 2015

  • 12 Oct 2015

The Irish National Rowing Trials took place this weekend at the National Rowing Centre, Farran Woods, Cork.

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Marie Martin on UTV Ireland, 5.30 News

Marie Martin on UTV Ireland, 5.30 News

  • 09 Oct 2015

Quercus Innovation/Entrepreneurship Scholar, Marie Martin spoke to UTV Ireland news about the support needed for Entrepreneurs in the upcoming Budget.

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Alan Hayes on TV3's Ireland:AM

Alan Hayes on TV3's Ireland:AM

  • 07 Oct 2015

Congratulations to Quercus Active Citizenship Scholar, Alan Hayes, on his appearance on TV3's Ireland:AM.

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Guidance Counsellors Conference 2015

Guidance Counsellors Conference 2015

  • 06 Oct 2015

On October 6th, over 120 guidance counsellors attended the annual UCC guidance counsellors conference.

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All Ireland Camogie Final 2015

All Ireland Camogie Final 2015

  • 13 Sep 2015

Congratulations to Quercus Sports Scholar, Amy O'Connor, on Cork's fantastic win in the All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final against Galway.

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Paddle Against Suicide 2015

Paddle Against Suicide 2015

  • 10 Sep 2015

Thursday, September 10th was World Suicide Prevention Day and congratulations to Quercus Active Citizen Scholar, Roisín Fox, on helping to organise the Paddle Against Suicide that night on the Boardwalk in Cork City.

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Quercus Scholar Alan Hayes performs at Kilkenny homecoming ceremony

Quercus Scholar Alan Hayes performs at Kilkenny homecoming ceremony

  • 09 Sep 2015

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).

 

 

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All Ireland success for John Power

All Ireland success for John Power

  • 06 Sep 2015

Congratulations to Quercus Sports’ Scholar, John Power, on Kilkenny’s All Ireland Final win over Galway.

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Congratulations to the Quercus Scholars for 2015/16

Congratulations to the Quercus Scholars for 2015/16

  • 03 Sep 2015

We are delighted to welcome the new Quercus Scholars for 2015/16 to UCC, pictured above at the Quercus Induction Day. 

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Ciara O'Connell has been selected for the World University Games in South Korea

Ciara O'Connell has been selected for the World University Games in South Korea

  • 14 May 2015

Quercus Sports Scholar, Ciara O'Connell has been selected for the World University Games in South Korea

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Active Citizenship scholar Jacqui Walsh wins research internship in China

Active Citizenship scholar Jacqui Walsh wins research internship in China

  • 24 Apr 2015

Congratulations to Jacqui Walsh who has just won the inaugral IEL Travel Award to China. 

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Quercus University Scholar, Edmond Morrisey, launches Medical Society's Teddy Bear Hospital

Quercus University Scholar, Edmond Morrisey, launches Medical Society's Teddy Bear Hospital

  • 16 Apr 2015

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'.

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Quercus scholar Marie Martin wins Student Startup Prize

Quercus scholar Marie Martin wins Student Startup Prize

  • 12 Apr 2015

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.

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Inaugural Run for Cycle Against Suicide

Inaugural Run for Cycle Against Suicide

  • 07 Apr 2015

Roisin Fox did a fantastic job of organising the inaugural UCC Run for Cycle Against Suicide which was supported by many of her Quercus colleagues and many others at UCC.

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Quercus scholar Clodagh Moloney selected for Irish Universities hockey side

Quercus scholar Clodagh Moloney selected for Irish Universities hockey side

  • 16 Mar 2015

Quercus scholar Clodagh Moloney has been selected for the Irish Universities hockey side

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Schools Enterprise Awards Day 2015

Schools Enterprise Awards Day 2015

  • 06 Mar 2015

Schools Enterprise Awards Day 2015

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First Quercus Awards' Gala

First Quercus Awards' Gala

  • 26 Nov 2014

Great fun was had by all at the Quercus Awards' Gala on November 26th 2014

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Irish Citizenship ceremony at UCC

Irish Citizenship ceremony at UCC

  • 25 Nov 2014

The Quercus Active Citizenship scholars were honoured to meet Minister Frances Fitzgerald on the occasion of UCC's hosting of the Irish Citizenship ceremonies on November 25th, 2014

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One World Summit 2014

One World Summit 2014

  • 17 Oct 2014

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.

 

 

 

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UCC offers €10,000 Scholarships to talented students

UCC offers €10,000 Scholarships to talented students

  • 03 Dec 2013

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.

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Induction day for the 2014/15 Quercus Scholars

Induction day for the 2014/15 Quercus Scholars

  • 05 Sep 2014

The Induction day for the 2014/15 Quercus Scholars took place on Friday, September 5th 2014.

 

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