Get to Know Cork

Before arriving at UCC students should take time to get to know Cork city. This will help any students seeking private accommodation and will help students adjust to life in Cork once they make the move.

The main campus of University College Cork is situated on the south west side of Cork city, roughly a 20-minute walk from the city centre. The campus is situated in a primarily residential area, where traditionally the majority of our students have resided during term time.

The main campus is serviced by a number of public bus routes. Students should consider these routes when searching for accommodation as houses and apartments in the immediate vicinity may not be available.

The main campus is serviced by the 205208 and 219 bus routes. Students should consider these routes when searching for accommodation as houses and apartments in the immediate vicinity may not be available.

 

Leap Cards, sold by Bus Éireann, offer substantial savings on bus and rail travel in Cork. Click here for more information on the use of Leap Cards in Cork.

 

The Coca-Cola Zero Bike service is available in Cork city centre 7 days a week. There are a number of bike stations in the immediate vicinity of the university’s main campus.

Click here for more details.

Further information on Cork city can be found using the following resources.

 

http://www.cork.ie/

 

http://www.discoverireland.ie/corkcity

 

https://www.lonelyplanet.com/ireland/county-cork/cork-city

 

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