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ACE Reception Relocation

ACE Reception Relocation

  • 02 Jun 2017

The ACE reception office will move from The Laurels to 2 Elderwood, College Road, from 7 June 2017 until further notice to facilitate works 

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

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

  • 15 Nov 2016

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

Courses on offer in January 2017

  • 21 Oct 2016

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

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

  • 13 Jul 2016

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!

Come join ACE in celebrating our 70th Anniversary!

  • 05 Jul 2016

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

Applications are now open for 2016/2017

  • 07 Jul 2016

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

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

  • 05 Jul 2016

 '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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Latest news and events from ACE @ UCC

 

ACE Graduation 24 March 2016

ACE Graduation 24 March 2016

  • 24 Mar 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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ACE + South Kerry Discovery Autumn School

ACE + South Kerry Discovery Autumn School

  • 07 Aug 2015

South Kerry Discovery Programme
Engaging, Enlightening and Fun! 24 – 26 October 2015


 

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Springboard at UCC

Springboard at UCC

  • 26 May 2015

ACE is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the Springboard 2016 Programme

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Autism Studies now at Dublin, Galway and Kilkenny

Autism Studies now at Dublin, Galway and Kilkenny

  • 13 Apr 2015

We are very pleased to offer our successful Certificate/Diploma in Autism Studies at new centres in Dublin, Galway and Kilkenny this coming May.

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Minister Kathleen Lynch T.D. launches certificate in Mental Health in the Community

Minister Kathleen Lynch T.D. launches certificate in Mental Health in the Community

  • 11 Mar 2015

We at ACE are delighted to work in partnership with Mental Health Ireland to deliver a new certificate course in Mental Health in the Community. 

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Validation Worker Course in Cork

Validation Worker Course in Cork

  • 05 Jan 2015

Do you work with the elderly? ACE at UCC are delighted to launch a new part-time course in Ageing and the Validation Method starting in January 2015. 

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The Free University 2015 – Cork Lifelong Learning Festival

The Free University 2015 – Cork Lifelong Learning Festival

  • 28 Mar 2015

George Boole, Homelessness, Crime, Feminism, Road Bowling, and Mind Reading were just some of the varied topics covered during an exciting week of free lectures and events organised by ACE as part of the successful Cork Lifelong Learning Festival. 

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Seminar and Roundtable Discussion

Seminar and Roundtable Discussion

  • 02 Jan 2015

"O Canada" - Lessons from the Canadian Response to Homelessness

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Award Ceremony - Certificate in Women's Studies

Award Ceremony - Certificate in Women's Studies

  • 05 Nov 2014

Adult Continuing Education (ACE), University College Cork is hosting the Award Ceremony for the Certificate in Women’s Studies on Tuesday, 11th November 2014 at 6.30pm in the Knocknaheeny Community Centre, Foyle Avenue, Knocknaheeny, Cork.

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ACE at UCC - Conferring Cermonies

ACE at UCC - Conferring Cermonies

  • 20 Oct 2014

Adult Continuing Education, University College Cork (UCC) held its first conferring ceremonies last Friday 17th October with another ceremony taking place Friday, 24th October.  

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ACE at UCC - NAS Training Centre Open Day

ACE at UCC - NAS Training Centre Open Day

  • 08 Sep 2014

Supporting Professionals for their Future 

NAS Training Centre Open Day Thursday 11th September 2014
2.00pm - 7.00pm

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Summer School 2014

Summer School 2014

  • 17 Jul 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

Springboard 2014

  • 09 Jun 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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Mental Health in the Community

Mental Health in the Community

  • 19 May 2014

ACE recently enrolled the first cohort of students to the new Certificate in Mental Health in the Community.

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The Free University - Lifelong Learning Festival

The Free University - Lifelong Learning Festival

  • 04 Apr 2014

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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Creating Business Value from Emerging Technologies

Creating Business Value from Emerging Technologies

  • 06 Mar 2014

A Series of Executive Workshops

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Autism Spectrum Studies at UCC

Autism Spectrum Studies at UCC

  • 14 Jan 2014

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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ACE at UCC - Conferring Cermonies

ACE at UCC - Conferring Cermonies

  • 20 Oct 2014

Adult Continuing Education, University College Cork (UCC) held its first conferring ceremonies last Friday 17th October with another ceremony taking place Friday, 24th October.  

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