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Key Facts

UCC's economic impact amounts to approximately €800 million annually

UCC's 24,000 students and staff in Cork city supports over 3,000 jobs in the local economy

Since 2013, UCC has signed 365 new industry research contracts and co-authored 364 publications with 100 corporations

Over 4,300 students across 90% of our undergraduate programmes participated in work-based, clinical and international placements in 2017

UCC News & Views

Project lead of FOODPATH, Dr Janas Harrington, School of Public Health at UCC.
13 Jun 2024

UCC researcher to lead project on food related inequality across Europe

FOODPATH is an initiative dedicated to identifying and addressing the determinants of food-related inequalities in Europe. The €1.6 million project includes partners from six European countries and is led by Dr Janas Harrington in the School of Public Health at UCC. FOODPATH will provide the necessary structural changes to ensure all European citizens, regardless of socioeconomic status, can make healthier food choices.
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12 Jun 2024

UCC places 67th globally in sustainability rankings

University College Cork (UCC) has placed 67th of 1,963 universities from around the world in the latest results of the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.
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10 Jun 2024

CUH and UCC designated World Allergy Organisation Center of Excellence

CUH and UCC Paediatric Allergy Research group accredited as Center of Excellence by World Allergy Organisation, the first of its kind in Ireland. Recognition is a testament to the excellence in clinical care, education and research in Allergy and Immunology at our institutions. Allergies can affect all aspects of a child's daily life, including their health and wellbeing.
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04 Jun 2024

UCC rises again in the QS World University Rankings

UCC up 19 places to 273 of the 5,663 evaluated institutions in the 21st Edition of the QS World University Rankings. The final published ranking has been limited to the top 1,503 universities.  UCC’s highest rank since 2015.  UCC strong performance across the nineindicators used to rank the universities with particular strengths for internationalisation and sustainability. 
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