News and Events

  • New Programme: Diploma in Management Practice

    25 Jul
    New Programme: Diploma in Management Practice

    ACE is delighted to present a new Diploma in Management Practice. The programme will be particularly valuable to managers in any sector who have had little or no formal management training and want to strengthen their managerial capabilities through the completion of a formal third level management qualification that is highly practical in its orientation.

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  • ACE Part-Time Lecturer Panel

    17 May
    ACE Part-Time Lecturer Panel

    Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at University College Cork is seeking to create a panel of Part-time Lecturers to cover available hours that may arise during the course of the 2018/2019 academic year.

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  • An Introduction to Astronomy

    13 Mar
    An Introduction to Astronomy

    The course aims to provide participants with a working knowledge of the night sky and equip them with some of the skills they would need to become a Star Gazing Guide. It will take place on Friday 23rd March 5pm - 9:30pm and Saturday 24th March 9:30am - 5:30pm.

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  • ALL CLASSES CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

    28 Feb
    ALL CLASSES CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

    Following a meeting of the Emergency Management Team this morning, it has been decided to end classes/labs etc. today the 28th of February at 3pm. The University will be closed from 6pm this evening – all night classes will be cancelled and the University will remain closed Thursday the 1st of March and Friday the 2nd of March.

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  • ACE Winter Conferrings 2017

    27 Nov
    ACE Winter Conferrings 2017

    Students from all over Ireland received Certificates, Diplomas, Higher Diplomas and Masters Awards in a wide range of academic disciplines. Our warmest congratulations to all our graduates and the very best wishes for your future endeavors! It was a wonderful occasion and we were delighted to share it with you all.

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  • Come join ACE in celebrating our 70th Anniversary!

    05 Jul
    Come join ACE in celebrating our 70th Anniversary!

    70 years ago, the Adult Continuing Education Department (ACE) in UCC was founded by Dr. Alfred O’Rahilly. Since then, ACE has been offering educational programmes in a wide range of disciplines to adult learners in UCC and at outreach locations in the wider county and country. 

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  • Applications are now open for 2016/2017

    07 Jul
    Applications are now open for 2016/2017

    Adult Continuing Education at UCC has more than 75 courses on offer for the 2016/2017 Academic year. With programmes in various locations including Cork, Limerick, Kerry, Dublin and more, lifelong learners have plenty of options to choose from to suit their academic or professional development needs. 

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  • 'Family Business Sustainability' at the Kingsley Hotel hosted by DCU & UCC

    05 Jul
    'Family Business Sustainability' at the Kingsley Hotel hosted by DCU & UCC

     'Family Business Sustainability' at the Kingsley Hotel

    Talent Management in Family Business Roadshow UCC was delighted to partner with the DCU Family Business Centre to present the Cork leg of the 'Talent in Family Business Roadshow' in the Kingsley Hotel on 8 June, 2016. James O'Sullivan of well-known family business M&P O'Sullivan was the guest local family business. PWC presented findings of their global next generation survey, while AIB provided insights on the topic of succession. Key challenges in relation to talent management and communication were discussed.

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ACE News & Events

Latest news and events from ACE @ UCC

 

  • ACE Graduation 24 March 2016

    24 Mar
    ACE Graduation 24 March 2016

    Adult Continuing Education, University College Cork (UCC) will hold its Spring conferring ceremonies on Thursday, 24th March, 2016 this year. Students from all over Ireland will receive Certificates, Diplomas, Higher Diplomas and Masters Awards in a wide range of academic disciplines. 

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  • Summer School 2014

    17 Jul
    Summer School 2014

    This genealogy summer school offered a complete course in the latest Irish genealogy research at UCC in 2014.  All aspects of the subject were covered by a series of presentations and ‘hands on’ workshops given by a selection of Ireland’s leading genealogical lecturers and experts. 

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  • Springboard 2014

    09 Jun
    Springboard 2014

    Through the HEA's Springboard call for 2014 UCC secured a total of nine programmes across three Colleges: Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences; Business and Law; and Science, Engineering and Food Science, offering 165 places to job-seekers. The programme is coordinated by ACE.

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  • The Free University - Lifelong Learning Festival

    04 Apr
    The Free University - Lifelong Learning Festival

    ACE hosted the Free University lecture series as part of UCC’s contribution to the Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2014. The week-long series was held on campus in W9 and attracted excellent attendance from the general public and UCC staff members — all lectures were given pro bono by UCC staff.

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  • Autism Spectrum Studies at UCC

    14 Jan
    Autism Spectrum Studies at UCC

    This innovative course is designed to introduce you to the different ways in which people on the autistic spectrum experience the world. The historical and social practices that enabled autism to be identified from the early twentieth century are explored. There will be an emphasis on the communication and behavioural challenges for the individual with autism and how society responds to these challenges and also how a person with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may contribute positively to society. The issue of mental health and ASD will be examined. You will learn the importance of early intervention, education and inclusion, and legislation and policies that govern best practice guidelines and models of service. For more information on this course see http://www.ucc.ie/en/ace-cass/

     

     

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