News and Events

  • Pat Maunsell Conferring Commencement Address

    02 Nov 2018
    Pat Maunsell Conferring Commencement Address

    Pat Maunsell (Director of Limerick College of Further Education) delivered the commencement address at the Adult Continuing Education Winter Conferrings on Thursday the 15th of November.

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  • Brendan Goggin Alfred O' Rahilly Public Lecture

    02 Nov 2018
    Brendan Goggin Alfred O' Rahilly Public Lecture

    Brendan Goggin delivered the Alfred O'Rahilly Public Lecture at the Adult Continuing Education Winter Conferrings on Thursday the 25th of October.

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  • ACE Presents its Annual Bertram Windle Award to the Cork Adult Education Council

    05 Nov 2018
    ACE Presents its Annual Bertram Windle Award to the Cork Adult Education Council

    Adult Continuing Education presented its annual Bertram Windle Award  at the Winter conferring ceremony in City Hall on the 25th of October 2018. It was presented to the Cork Adult Education Council to recognise their great achievement of contributing towards the advancement of Lifelong Learning in Cork City.

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  • UCC Application System Unavailable 19th - 22nd October

    16 Oct 2018
    UCC Application System Unavailable 19th - 22nd October

    Please note that the UCC Application System (Dynamics 365/ 360 Portal) will be unavailable from Friday the 19th of October until Monday 22nd of October, this is due to testing and maintenance works. Applicants will be unable to create or edit applications during this time. 

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  • ACE Winter Conferring Schedule 2018

    16 Oct 2018
    ACE Winter Conferring Schedule 2018

    Congratulations to all those who completed their programme of study at UCC!

    Adult Continuing Education, University College Cork (UCC) will have it Winter Conferring Ceremonies on the October 25th and November 15th and 16th. Students from all over Ireland will receive their Certificates, Diplomas, Higher Diplomas and Masters Awards in a wide range of academic disciplines.

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  • Due to maintenance works phone lines at Adult Continuing Education are currently down.

    10 Sep 2018
    Due to maintenance works phone lines at Adult Continuing Education are currently down.

    We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause to you. Please feel free to contact our temporary number if you have any inquiries: 083 343 4081
    We will keep you up to date as often as possible as we try to rectify this problem.

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  • New Programme: Diploma in Management Practice

    25 Jul 2018
    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 2018
    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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  • Information Evening: Certificate Mental Health in the Community

    04 May 2018
    Information Evening: Certificate Mental Health in the Community

    Gain an NFQ Level 6 Award! Monday 14th May 2018 at 6:30pm. West Cork Campus, Skibbereen, Cork. All Welcome!

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  • An Introduction to Astronomy

    13 Mar 2018
    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 2018
    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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  • Information Regarding the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students

    26 Feb 2018
    Information Regarding the Financial Aid Fund for Part Time Students

    The Financial Aid Fund provides financial assistance for part-time higher education students who are experiencing financial difficulties whilst attending college. It is a seperate amont of monies allocated to part time students that comes under the auspices of the Student Assistance Fund.

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  • Upcoming Public Workshops at Skellig CRI

    12 Feb 2018
    Upcoming Public Workshops at Skellig CRI

    Free public lectures and workshops in Cahersiveen Library on Friday the 23rd of and Saturday the 24th of February!

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  • Professor Fred Powell's Inaugural Alfred O' Rahilly Public Lecture

    05 Dec 2017
    Professor Fred Powell's Inaugural Alfred O' Rahilly Public Lecture

    Professor Fred Powell delivered the Inaugural O'Rahilly Public Lecture at the Adult Continuing Education Winter Conferrings on Friday the 17th of November. 

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  • ACE Presents the Bertram Windle Award 2017 to the GLLiC Committee

    29 Nov 2017
    ACE Presents the Bertram Windle Award 2017 to the GLLiC Committee

    ACE presented the Bertram Windle Award 2017 to the GLLiC (Growing Lifelong Learning in Cork) Committee on 17 November to recognise their great achievement in bringing the 3rd UNESCO Conference on Learning Cities to Cork this year and for their advancement of Lifelong Learning in Cork City.

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  • ACE Winter Conferrings 2017

    27 Nov 2017
    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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  • ACE Reception Relocation to the Laurels

    14 Sep 2017
    ACE Reception Relocation to the Laurels

    From Monday 18 September, that the ACE reception, will be back on the ground floor of The Laurels and accessible by a new entrance.

    Contact information remains unchanged

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  • The Professor Who Worked For Free: Éamonn Ó Carragáin to Receive Inaugural Award from Adult Continuing Education at UCC

    15 Nov 2016
    The Professor Who Worked For Free: 
Éamonn Ó Carragáin to Receive Inaugural Award from Adult Continuing Education at UCC

    On November 18th the Centre for Adult Continuing Education (ACE) at UCC will present the first-ever Bertram Windle Award to Professor Emeritus Éamonn Ó Carragáin. Prof. Ó Carragáin has lectured with ACE for over thirty years, delivering courses on the rich histories and cultures Rome, Vienna, Paris, and more. 

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  • Courses on offer in January 2017

    21 Oct 2016
    Courses on offer in January 2017

    Applications are now open for courses starting in January 2017. Locations in Cork, Donegal, Kerry, Limerick and online.

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  • Dr Séamus Ó Tuama - Keynote lecture at Stuttgart University in Germany

    13 Jul 2016
    Dr Séamus Ó Tuama - Keynote lecture at Stuttgart University in Germany

    Dr Séamus Ó Tuama, Director of Adult Continuing Education will deliver a keynote lecture and workshop at an International Colloquium on university community engagement at Stuttgart University in Germany this week. The colloquium is titled “Community engagement for building bridges between cultures, disciplines and generations”

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  • Come join ACE in celebrating our 70th Anniversary!

    05 Jul 2016
    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 2016
    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 2016
    '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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