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World Green Building Week Masterclass at ERI
20.11.2012

The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) introduced the first in their series of Masterclasses during World Green Building week at the Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork on September 20th, 2012.
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Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) Conference March 2012
15.03.2012

Minister Simon Coveney views model of proposed Beaufort Laboratory on a recent visit to NMCI.


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ISO 50001 Accreditation
15.03.2012

Minister Pat Rabbitte presented the ISO 50001 certificate to UCC at a joint presentation with the Irish Naval Service (INS) on a visit to the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on 20th February 2012.


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Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Energy Awards 2011
16.01.2012

The Western Gateway Building was selected as the winning entry under the Renewable Energy Systems category at the annual Energy Awards in Dublin last November.


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Cork Better Building Awards 2010

Cork Better Building Awards 2010

Brookfield Health Sciences Complex takes the Judges Choice Award at the Cork Better Building Awards Cermony 2010

04.05.2010 Flood Updates

Tyndall National Institute Scoops prizes at Cork's Better Building Awards 2009
13.11.2009

 


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Official Opening Tyndall National Institute
02.11.2009

Tánaiste and Enterprise Minister Mary Coughlan who officially opened  the new state-of-the-art €47.8-million research building at the Government-funded Tyndall Institute, UCC.
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Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture Award for Postgraduate Library

Occupation of Western Gateway Building
06.07.2009

6th July 2009 saw the occupation of UCC's new Western Gateway Building on the Western Road
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SEI award

Postgraduate Research Library Award Ceremony 23rd June 08

Official opening Post Graduate Research Library
24.01.2008

The Official Opening of the Postgraduate Research Library, University College Cork by Ms Mary Hanafin TD, Minister for Education & Science on Thursday, 24th January 2008.



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Occupation of Western Gateway Building

Occupation of Western Gateway Building

  • 06 Jul 2009
6th July 2009 saw the occupation of UCC's new Western Gateway Building on the Western Road

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Occupation of Western Gateway Building

Occupation of Western Gateway Building

  • 06 Jul 2009
6th July 2009 saw the occupation of UCC's new Western Gateway Building on the Western Road

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Tyndall National Institute Scoops prizes at Cork's Better Building Awards 2009
Official Opening Tyndall National Institute

Official Opening Tyndall National Institute

  • 02 Nov 2009
Tánaiste and Enterprise Minister Mary Coughlan who officially opened  the new state-of-the-art €47.8-million research building at the Government-funded Tyndall Institute, UCC.

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Official opening Post Graduate Research Library

Official opening Post Graduate Research Library

  • 24 Jan 2008

The Official Opening of the Postgraduate Research Library, University College Cork by Ms Mary Hanafin TD, Minister for Education & Science on Thursday, 24th January 2008.


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Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Energy Awards 2011

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Energy Awards 2011

  • 16 Jan 2012

The Western Gateway Building was selected as the winning entry under the Renewable Energy Systems category at the annual Energy Awards in Dublin last November.

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ISO 50001 Accreditation

ISO 50001 Accreditation

  • 15 Mar 2012

Minister Pat Rabbitte presented the ISO 50001 certificate to UCC at a joint presentation with the Irish Naval Service (INS) on a visit to the National Maritime College of Ireland (NMCI) on 20th February 2012.

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Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) Conference March 2012

Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) Conference March 2012

  • 15 Mar 2012

Minister Simon Coveney views model of proposed Beaufort Laboratory on a recent visit to NMCI.

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World Green Building Week Masterclass at ERI

World Green Building Week Masterclass at ERI

  • 20 Nov 2012
The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) introduced the first in their series of Masterclasses during World Green Building week at the Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork on September 20th, 2012.

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UCC Park+Ride shuttles SPECIAL Timetable Easter

UCC Park+Ride shuttles SPECIAL Timetable Easter

  • 28 Mar 2013
UCC Park+Ride shuttles SPECIAL Timetable Easter

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UCC Park+Ride shuttles SPECIAL Timetable Easter

UCC Park+Ride shuttles SPECIAL Timetable Easter

  • 28 Mar 2013
UCC Park+Ride shuttles SPECIAL Timetable Easter

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UCC takes first place

UCC takes first place

  • 05 Jul 2007
UCC takes first place

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RIBA European Award for ERI building, UCC.

RIBA European Award for ERI building, UCC.

  • 02 Aug 2007
RIBA European Award for ERI building, UCC.

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Information Technology Foundation Stone Ceremony February 2008

Information Technology Foundation Stone Ceremony February 2008

  • 12 Feb 2008
Information Technology Foundation Stone Ceremony February 2008

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Minister Martin lays Foundation Stone at Tyndall National Institute

Minister Martin lays Foundation Stone at Tyndall National Institute

  • 05 Mar 2008
Minister Martin lays Foundation Stone at Tyndall National Institute

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October Bank Holiday Weekend - Shutdown of Electrical Power to UCC Main Campus

October Bank Holiday Weekend - Shutdown of Electrical Power to UCC Main Campus

  • 25 Sep 2008
October Bank Holiday Weekend - Shutdown of Electrical Power to UCC Main Campus

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Post Graduate Research Library Award 2008

Post Graduate Research Library Award 2008

  • 07 Oct 2008
Post Graduate Research Library Award 2008

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Postgraduate Research Library - SEI Overall Category Winner for Excellence in Building Design or Specification.

Postgraduate Research Library - SEI Overall Category Winner for Excellence in Building Design or Specification.

  • 11 Aug 2009
Postgraduate Research Library - SEI Overall Category Winner for Excellence in Building Design or Specification.

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Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture award for UCC

Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture award for UCC

  • 11 Aug 2009
Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture award for UCC

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Flood Updates

Flood Updates

  • 04 May 2010
Flood Updates

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Interactive Map of Significant Trees on Campus

Interactive Map of Significant Trees on Campus

  • 30 Sep 2010
Interactive Map of Significant Trees on Campus

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UCC gets energised through partnership with the SEAI

UCC gets energised through partnership with the SEAI

  • 14 Nov 2012
UCC gets energised through partnership with the SEAI

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UCC is ranked 4th in The UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

UCC is ranked 4th in The UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

  • 12 Jan 2012
UCC is ranked 4th in The UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

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UCC is World’s First University to Achieve ISO 50001 Standard (Energy Management Systems)

UCC is World’s First University to Achieve ISO 50001 Standard (Energy Management Systems)

  • 16 Nov 2011
UCC is World’s First University to Achieve ISO 50001 Standard (Energy Management Systems)

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UCC is named Green College of 2012

UCC is named Green College of 2012

  • 25 Apr 2012
UCC is named Green College of 2012

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UCC is ranked 3rd in The UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

UCC is ranked 3rd in The UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

  • 11 Jan 2013
UCC is ranked 3rd in The UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

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UCC wins Lama Award

UCC wins Lama Award

  • 08 Feb 2013
UCC wins Lama Award

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Global first as UCC retains Green Flag

Global first as UCC retains Green Flag

  • 22 Apr 2013
Global first as UCC retains Green Flag

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Breast Cancer Ireland Clothing Bank- on site

Breast Cancer Ireland Clothing Bank- on site

  • 28 Oct 2010
Breast Cancer Ireland Clothing Bank- on site

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European Mobility Week 16th-22nd September 2007

European Mobility Week 16th-22nd September 2007

  • 30 Aug 2007
European Mobility Week 16th-22nd September 2007

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Car-Sharing Conference and Exhibition: Monday 17th September 2007

Car-Sharing Conference and Exhibition: Monday 17th September 2007

  • 31 Aug 2007
Car-Sharing Conference and Exhibition: Monday 17th September 2007

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Film Screening TONIGHT 6pm (WW5): The End of Suburbia

Film Screening TONIGHT 6pm (WW5): The End of Suburbia

  • 19 Sep 2007
Film Screening TONIGHT 6pm (WW5): The End of Suburbia

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Apply NOW for 2008 UCC Travel Pass Scheme - Deadline 16th Nov!!!

Apply NOW for 2008 UCC Travel Pass Scheme - Deadline 16th Nov!!!

  • 09 Nov 2007
Apply NOW for 2008 UCC Travel Pass Scheme - Deadline 16th Nov!!!

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UCC Bicycle Users Group - Meeting on Friday 23rd Nov, 1pm at ORB 244

UCC Bicycle Users Group - Meeting on Friday 23rd Nov, 1pm at ORB 244

  • 19 Nov 2007
UCC Bicycle Users Group - Meeting on Friday 23rd Nov, 1pm at ORB 244

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UCC Park+Ride Bus Stop shifted from 9th June on

UCC Park+Ride Bus Stop shifted from 9th June on

  • 28 May 2008
UCC Park+Ride Bus Stop shifted from 9th June on

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Construction Update June 2008

Construction Update June 2008

  • 27 May 2008
Construction Update June 2008

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Commuting, Access & Parking

 

cyclist leaving UCC Main Gate to Western Road
Winner 2012 Green Travel Initiatives Award
  • 28.03.2013: UCC Park+Ride shuttles SPECIAL Timetable Easter
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    Cork Cycling Arts Festival Poster

    Cork Cycling Arts Festival

    Welcome to the first ever Cork Cycling Arts Festival

    Mon 21st - Sun 27th July 2008

    For more information and full programme visit

    http://www.cork-cycling-arts-festival.org

    BikeWeek 2010 logo

    UCC supporting BikeWeek 2010

    www.bikeweek.ie

     

     

     

    May 2012 Newsletter

    May Newsletter

    Minister Pat Rabbitte announces exemplar energy projects

    Minister Pat Rabbitte announces exemplar energy projects

    • 26 Jun 2013

    SEAI to support 22 energy efficiency projects to deliver up to €7 million annual energy savings and support over 500 jobs.

    UCC, one of the first public bodies in the world to achieve ISO 50001 certification, has an on-going programme to retrofit their facilities.  The specific exemplar project aims to utilise the ESCO model to strategically retrofit the electrical and mechanical facilities in a number of campus buildings.

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    Bike Week 2013 in UCC

    Bike Week 2013 in UCC

    • 21 Jun 2013

     

    National BikeWeek 2013 will take place 15 - 23 June

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    An Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny TD

    An Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny TD "turn the sod" ceremony at Beaufort Building

    • 22 Jul 2013

    Beaufort Research "turn the sod" 11th July 2013

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    Summer Timetable 2013 Now in Effect

    Summer Timetable 2013 Now in Effect

    • 21 Jun 2013

    The summer timetable for 2013 is now available. 

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    Bus Eireann Nightrider bus services at Weekends

    Bus Eireann Nightrider bus services at Weekends

    • 16 Dec 2013

    Dear All,

    As in previous years for the Jazz weekends and the run-up to Christmas, Bus Eireann are offering special late night services

    on Friday and Saturday nights 13/14 Dec. and 20/21 Dec.

     


     

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    An Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny TD

    An Taoiseach Mr. Enda Kenny TD "turn the sod" ceremony at Beaufort Building

    • 22 Jul 2013

    Beaufort Research "turn the sod" 11th July 2013

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    Power Failure Monday 2nd Dec 2013,Network connectivity has been restored completely.

    Power Failure Monday 2nd Dec 2013,Network connectivity has been restored completely.

    • 02 Dec 2013

    A failure of an ESB piece of equipment located in Castlewhite Gate Lodge on Western Road caused a general Trip of the main ESB substation.

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    Buildings & Estates office attending Green Initiative Course

    Buildings & Estates office attending Green Initiative Course

    • 11 Nov 2013

     

    Currently the Buildings & Estates office along with members of the Green Campus Forum have been attending a Green Initiative Course at the Enterprise Centre,

     

     

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    Park & Ride Christmas Timetable effective from Monday 16th Dec 2013

    Park & Ride Christmas Timetable effective from Monday 16th Dec 2013

    • 16 Dec 2013

    As announced earlier, the last week before Christmas (starting Mon 16th Dec) will see another updated P+R shuttle timetable.

    Extra morning and evening services to the Lee Maltings will be integrated into the Campus services. Pouladuff - Campus will be served c. every 30 mins.

    Attached is timetable to print off  Christmas P & R timetable 16th Dec 2013

     

     

     

     

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    Commemorative Recital World War 1 - Tuesday 26th Nov 1pm in Aula Maxima - Great Success

    Commemorative Recital World War 1 - Tuesday 26th Nov 1pm in Aula Maxima - Great Success

    • 20 Nov 2013

    The 4th annual lunchtime concert commemorating the impact of First World War in UCC took place on Tuesday 26th November in the Aula Maxima. 

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    UCC Security Team so far has raised €1,800 from Candlelight Walk for Abbey

    UCC Security Team so far has raised €1,800 from Candlelight Walk for Abbey

    • 09 Dec 2013

    The walk was in aid of Abbey's Wish to Walk, 

     

    A huge Thank You to everybody who braved last Thursday 12th Dec wintery conditions to support UCC Security’s fundraising Christmas Candlelight Walk in aid of Abbey’s Wish to Walk!

    So far the event has raised €1,800, with money continuing to be received.

    If anybody still wishes to contribute, please contact any member of the UCC Security team.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    UCC/Tyndall Finalist in the Sustainable Energy Awards 2013 - We need your Vote!!

    UCC/Tyndall Finalist in the Sustainable Energy Awards 2013 - We need your Vote!!

    • 21 Oct 2013

    UCC/Tyndall has been selected as a Finalist in the Sustainable Energy Awards 2013 - We need your VOTE!! (See Buildings & Estates email dated 18th October 2013 for details on how to vote or go to SEAI website)

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    UCC Lewis Glucksman Gallery shortlisted for Gold Medal

    UCC Lewis Glucksman Gallery shortlisted for Gold Medal

    • 20 Nov 2013

    On Friday the 8th November 2013 the President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins presented the Gold Medal award at RIAI, Merrion Square, Dublin.  This is the highest accolade that a building can be awarded in Ireland for the design of a building of exceptional merit completed within a three year old period.  UCC's Lewis Art Gallery was shortlisted for this award.  

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    TV3 Documentary Monday 9th December 2013 at 10pm

    TV3 Documentary Monday 9th December 2013 at 10pm

    • 09 Dec 2013

    A documentary about Dr. Aidan MacCarthy, a graduate of UCC, and the story of his incredible wartime experiences.

    A Doctor’s War was broadcast on TV3 on Monday night 9th December at 10 pm.

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    ESB Failure at UCC 17th Dec 2013

    ESB Failure at UCC 17th Dec 2013

    • 18 Dec 2013

    At 1743hrs Mon 16th Dec, the electrical power, serving the entire Main Campus, UCC, tripped out, on 'Earth Fault'. This was a Sudden and unforeseen failure and was quickly traced to a fault in a UCC underground  MV Electrical Cable serving the Main Boilerhouse, Windle Building and Agresso Prefabs.

     

     

     

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    Excellence in Environment - Chambers Ireland Green Campus Programme

    Excellence in Environment - Chambers Ireland Green Campus Programme

    • 23 Sep 2013

     

     

    UCC was shortlisted in the 10th annual Chambers Ireland Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. The initiative aimed to make environmental awareness and action an integral part of the philosopy of university life.

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