Aoife Tierney is a recent graduate of UCC with a BSc Government degree. During her time in UCC she engaged in leadership roles within many student societies and initiatives to improve student life across the university. As a recipient of an Erasmus+ Scholarship she completed a semester in Waseda University, Japan studying in the Faculty of Political Science and Economics. She has previous experience as a business development intern with Social Innovation Fund Ireland and GIY Ireland, both of which focus on sustainability and community development across Ireland.
Aoife joined UCC Academy as part of its inaugural Graduate Programme, in July 2020. As Graduate Project Analyst she is currently working as part of the Cork University Business School Media Team and provides administrative support to a range of UCC Academy projects.