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  • Calling all budding Entrepreneurs!

    08 May
    Calling all budding Entrepreneurs!

    UCC will host two HEA funded Entrepreneurship Summer Camps aimed at senior cycle 2nd level students (current Transition Year to Leaving Cert). Camp 1 (Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation) will run from Monday 9th - Friday 13th July and Camp 2 (Entrepreneurial Thinking and Leadership Development) from Monday 16th - Friday 20th July both camps will start at 9.30am and finish at 4.30pm each day.  The Summer Camps are free of charge and UCC will not be responsible for the provision of accommodation or any travel expenses incurred by participants.

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  • The Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarship is open for submission of applications.

    02 May
    The Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarship is open for submission of applications.

    The Scholarships are awarded to top-performing Postgraduate applicants to Masters courses across the University.

    Applications are open to candidates who have (or are expecting) a minimum 1H Undergraduate honours bachelor degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 8), or a 1H Postgraduate degree (or equivalent result in a NFQ Level 9).

    Applicants must also demonstrate an exceptional level of academic excellence and commitment to their Masters course of choice, along with meeting the course entry requirements.

    The Quercus Taught Masters Scholarship is a 50% contribution towards Postgraduate fees for the duration of the Postgraduate course.

    The closing date for applications is 1st June 2018.

    Further details of the Scholarship (including details on the number of Scholarships, applicable courses, terms and conditions, and application form) are available at:

    https://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/about/postgrad/

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  • 20 Funded Research Scholarships Available

    14 Feb
    20 Funded Research Scholarships Available

    University College Cork in collaboration with State Street Corporation and Zhejiang University are pleased to invite applications for a unique, industry-focused career-defining postgraduate research experience in the State Street Advanced Technology Centre (ATC) in CUBS. We are currently accepting applications for a September 2018 start on the MSc by Research in Fintech programme and will have 20 fully funded research positions available.

    State Street Advanced Technology Centre @ UCC

    MSc by Research in Fintech

    20 Funded Research Scholarships Available

    Information Session

    Thursday 22nd February at 5.00pm

     Brookfield Health Sciences Complex G01.

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MSc Management & Marketing Information Evening

Programme Information Evening

Venue - Boole 1

Time - 6.00-7.30pm

Date - 29th November 2017

Contact: Mr Gerard Horgan

Join us for the MSc Management and Marketing Information Evening - non-business students/graduates especially welcome.  Information on the event is available here.

  • Calling all 2017 Law Graduates!

    04 Aug
    Calling all 2017 Law Graduates!

    At Cork University Business School we have an outstanding opportunity to extend those boundaries for students into a European context. The MSc in Innovation in European Business (CKL25) is a 15 month Masters programme that is based in Cork, Paris and Utrecht, and includes a 6 month post-graduate placement. 

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  • A new Entrepreneurship Summer Camp for 2nd Level Students

    17 May
    A new Entrepreneurship Summer Camp for 2nd Level Students

    UCC will host its first second-level Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation Summer Camp. Cork University Business School, UCC’s College of Business and Law and Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC have received funding under the Government’s Action Plan for Jobs to deliver a one-week Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Creativity programme that will provide 30 students with new knowledge, develop their soft skills and expose them to business frameworks and entrepreneurial thinking.

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  • New BIS Research Masters Launched

    23 Mar
    New BIS Research Masters Launched

    Pictured are: (Mr Tadhg Young (Statestreet), Minister Eoghan Murphy and Professor Ciaran Murphy (CUBS) at the Statestreet ATC official launch).

     

    Business Information Systems at Cork University Business School (UCC) Ireland, in collaboration with State Street Corporation and Zhejiang University are pleased to invite applications for a unique, industry focused career-defining postgraduate research experience in the Statestreet Advanced Technology Centre in University College Cork.

     

     

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  • The College of Business and Law Talented Students Celebration 2017

    14 Mar
    The College of Business and Law Talented Students Celebration 2017

    Professor Ursula Kilkelly, Head, College of Business and Law congratulated all of the students on their various scholastic achievements at a special ceremony celebrating the College's talented students at the Aula Maxima yesterday. Professor Ciaran Murphy, Dean, Cork University Business School presented parchments and paid tribute to the students on reaping the benefits of their hard work.  The guest speaker Ms Sinead Kane herself a UCC School of Law Alumna and elite athlete provided a thought provoking and inspirational speech and presented parchments to the scholarship and parchment recipients. 

      

     

     

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  • New Quercus Taught Masters Scholarships announced!

    08 Mar
    New Quercus Taught Masters Scholarships announced!

    Quercus Taught Masters Academic Scholarships will be awarded to top-performing postgraduate applicants to masters courses in 2017/18. 

    • 33 scholarships will be awarded to candidates who have a minimum 1H (or equivalent) in their undergraduate degree and who are deemed by their college of choice to demonstrate an exceptional level of academic excellence and commitment to their masters course of choice, as evidenced by their personal statement.
    • The Quercus Taught https://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/about/postgrad/Masters Academic Scholarship is a 50% contribution towards postgraduate fees for the duration of the postgraduate course to self-funded applicants.
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  • UCC Law Essay Competition

    06 Feb
    UCC Law Essay Competition


    The UCC School of Law, Essay Competition has been a huge success! A record number of entries were received with entrants from almost every county in Ireland! The six competition winners attend schools in Galway, Cavan, Dublin and Cork and were presented with a certificate and cheque at the prize-giving ceremony on campus recently. The standard of essays this year was exceptional, making the adjudication task undertaken by the panel of experts from UCC’s Law School a difficult one!

     

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  • DCU Centre for Family Business

    17 May
    DCU Centre for Family Business
     
    All Ireland Family Business Roadshow
     
    Talent in Family Business Series 2016
     
    Working with family: from engaging, to retaining, to passing on the business
     
    CORK, THE KINGSLEY HOTEL - WEDNESDAY 8TH JUNE
     
    TIME: 8am - 11.30am (registration from 7.30am)
     
    EVENT TOPICS:
    Guest local family business story; Engaging family members and next generation;
    Managing family in a professional environment; Rewards and incentives to
    retain talent; Choosing a successor; Sibling rivalry.
    This workshop is exclusively to family businesses only.
    Family members, next generation and non-family executives are welcome.
     
    REGISTRATION: This event is free but registration is required.
    To register email familybusiness@dcu.ie
    Places are limited so register soon to avoid disappointment.
     
     
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  • BSc BIS Announce Taster Day!

    23 Feb
    BSc BIS Announce Taster Day!

    A "taster day" for Leaving Cert students has been announced by the BSc Business Information Systems degree to take place in UCC on Tuesday 10th May from 9.30am-1pm.  Places are limited and early booking is advisable.  To reserve a place at this event please contact Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie).  The schedule for the day is currently being finalised but promises to be a very interesting programme and suited to Leaving Certs who are, as yet, unsure of the CAO options.  

    Business Information Systems (BIS) is a four-year degree programme that specialises in key business and technology skills, providing students with an excellent springboard for a successful career within IS or business related sectors. BIS students study an interesting mix of business subjects such as Economics, Accounting, Management and Marketing. IT related subjects are also on offer covering topics like programming, web development, networking, systems analysis and database development. In third year, BIS students have the opportunity to work in industry for six months. The BIS Placement Programme allows students to take what they have learnt in lectures and practical sessions and apply it in an organisation. This paid placement means that BIS students have practical business experience before they complete their degree. 

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  • BComm International Showcase 2015

    07 Jan
    BComm International Showcase 2015

    The BComm International Showcase was in UCC on Tuesday 15th December last.  A record number of students attended from over 30 schools in Munster. This is a one day taster programme where students have the opportunity to hear about the degree programme and the career opportunities available. In addition, students can also attend a language class to learn a new language for example Italian, Spanish, German or Chinese or they can choose their preferred language which they study in school such as French or Irish.  A series of short business lectures is also provided to give prospective students insights into the content of the degree.

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  • Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon's Graduate Programme

    16 Oct
    Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon's Graduate Programme

    Baker Tilly Ryan Glennon is a leading mid-tier firm of accountants and business advisors ranked 9th in Ireland. As an independent member of Baker Tilly International, ranked 8th largest network in the world, the firm is ideally placed to offer an unparalleled level of experience, insight and expertise to our business partners and offer a comprehensive range of Accounting and Business Consultancy services to clients.

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  • Talented students celebrate success!

    28 Jan
    Talented students celebrate success!

    ‌ The College of Business and Law hosted a celebration of Talented Students in the Aula Maxima on Friday 5th December 2014.  Students received awards in various categories which included Leaving Certificate Excellence, Academic Excellence and the College's Quercus Scholars.

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  • BComm Convention 7th May & Law Open Day 12th May

    22 Apr
    BComm Convention 7th May & Law Open Day 12th May

    The BComm Convention will take place in Boole 2 on Thursday 7th May.  Schools are required to pre-book as places are strictly limited and are on a "first come, first served" basis.

    A welcome address with be provided by the programme director Dr Noel Woods.  This will be followed by information on the work placement, study abroad opportunities and research projects available to students in 3rd year of the programme.  Information on each of the subject majors will be provided and the afternoon session will consist of a series of mini-lectures on business.‌

    For further information and to register for this programme please contact Anne Wallace (a.wallace@ucc.ie).

     

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  • Bronze medals for Business Students in International Case Study Competition

    26 Mar
    Bronze medals for Business Students in International Case Study Competition

    A team from the College of Business and Law, UCC finished 3rd out of 20 International Business Schools following a week of CASE studies at the Royal Roads International Undergraduate Case Competition at Royal Roads Business School, Victoria, British Columbia.

    The UCC team consisted of 3 students from BComm 4 [Darragh O’Drisceol, Laura Murphy and Aoife McCarthy] and Ronan O’Sullivan from BSc Finance 4 and received bronze medal for their achievement.

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  • Novel embedded Business Certificate for Tyndall Doctoral students

    02 Dec
    Novel embedded Business Certificate for Tyndall Doctoral students

    The first student on the PhD (Engineering Science) has successfully completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Innovation, Commercialisation and Entrepreneurship (level 9 qualification). This certificate is a novel and flexible embedded award that is offered by the College of Business & Law to Doctoral students in Tyndall National Institute taking the PhD(Engineering Science). The PhD(Engineering Science) is administered and coordinated by Tyndall as part of the INSPIRE national graduate education programme. Cormac Ryan is the first PhD student to complete the required modules, with many of his fellow students nearing completion.

     

     

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  • Transition Year Students Congratulated on Business Project Awards 2012

    22 Nov
    Transition Year Students Congratulated on Business Project Awards 2012

    Maria Immaculata Community College, Dunmanway, Co. Cork won the €1,000 first prize for their school's project  “Spic N Span”. Castlecomer Community School, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny won the €300 second prize for their project entitled “Sound Hats!” and St Munchin’s College, Corbally, Co. Limerick won the third prize worth €200 for their “Uconnect” project.

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  • Faculty of Law Essay Competition - Awards Ceremony January

    28 Nov
    Faculty of Law Essay Competition - Awards Ceremony January

    The Faculty of Law at UCC held its annual Law Essay Awards Ceremony on Thursday, 19th January 2012, in the Council Room, North Wing to present the winners with their €200 cheques. Representatives from all participating schools as well as lecturers from UCC’s Department of Law were invited to attend. 

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  • John Molson Undergraduate Case Study Competition

    28 Nov
    John Molson Undergraduate Case Study Competition

    Kevin Barry, Marie Farrell, Evelyn McConnell and Justin Shwering, final year BComm students who participated in the JMUCC prestigious Case Study competition pictured with their mentors Dr Ed Shinnick, Dr Noel Woods and Ms Sheila Byrne at a ceremony to acknowledge the students participation.  Also pictured is Denise Treanor KPMG (sponsor), Mr Trevor Holmes, Vice President for External Relations and Professor Neil Collings, Acting Head, College of Business and Law.

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  • Celebration of Talented Students 2012/13

    06 Dec
    Celebration of Talented Students 2012/13

    A ceremony to celebrate talented students in the College of Business and Law at University College Cork, Professor Irene Lynch-Fannon, Head of College, presented awards to two groups of students was held in the Aula Maxima on Friday 30th November last.

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  • BComm Work Placement 2012

    28 Nov
    BComm Work Placement 2012

    At a recent BComm Board of Studies meeting Ms Sheila Byrne, Work Placement Manager on the  BComm programme was congratulated for her efforts in securing work placements for all BComm students.  

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  • Junior Certificate Excellence Awards

    04 Feb
    Junior Certificate Excellence Awards

    Professor Irene Lynch-Fannon recently awarded parchments to students who achieved outstanding results in their Junior Certificate Examinations 2012.  Five students from Regina Mundi and St Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill and Colaiste Muire, Cobh collectively achieved a total of 56 A’s.  Two of these students achieved 12 As and were two of only 19 students in the country to have such success.  

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  • "Clockwise" wins TY Awards 2013

    16 Aug

    This year’s Transition Year Business Projects Awards were announced at a prize-giving ceremony in the Aula Maxima, University College Cork at 5pm on 23rd April 2013.  The Transition Year Business Project Awards is an initiative of the UCC Faculty of Commerce and Cork Chamber and are kindly sponsored by BNY Mellon, a global investments company and major employer in Cork.  This year’s competition saw the highest number of entrants to date from counties as diverse as Carlow, Cork, Clare, Kilkenny, Kerry, Laois, Limerick, Tipperary and Wexford.

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  • Deloitte UCC Executive MBA Graduate of the Year 2013

    13 Jun
    Deloitte UCC Executive MBA Graduate of the Year 2013

    From l-r: Dr Michael Murphy, President, UCC; Kevin O'Riordan, McAffee; Honor Moore, Deloitte; Dr Joan Buckley, UCC MBA.

    Kevin O’ Riordan, of McAfee, is the recipient of the Deloitte UCC Executive MBA Graduate of the Year award for 2013. The reward is presented to the outstanding student of the recently graduated class.

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  • Model European Union Strasbourg 2014

    07 Jan
    Model European Union Strasbourg 2014

    Model European Union (MEU) is a prestigious simulation of European institutions and politics. Organised by the Bringing Europeans Together Association (BETA) e.V, it is an informal educational project which aims to give young individuals a first-hand experience of the complex structures of the European Union’s decision-making process.

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  • UCC President & MBS Asian Business Student of the Year

    14 Jan
    UCC President & MBS Asian Business Student of the Year

    UCC President, Dr. Michael Murphy, presented the ‘Student of the Year’ award to Mr. Fiachra Mullen, who also won the ‘Best Overall Presentation’ award for his presentation on the development of a model to predict business potential for Asian products in different Duty-free markets. 

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  • College of Business and Law Diploma Ceremony 2014

    13 Feb
    College of Business and Law Diploma Ceremony 2014

    The College of Business and Law hosted a Diploma Ceremony for all diplomates within the College on Saturday 8th February last. Over 50 Diplomates together with their families attend the ceremony which was presided by the Head of College, Professor Ursula Kilkelly.  

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  • Want to win a €1,000 for your school?

    26 Feb
    Want to win a €1,000 for your school?

    The Commerce Faculty in association with Cork Chamber has launched the Transition Year Business Awards 2014.  Transition Year students are requested to submit a 1,500 word project based on their experience of their school’s Mini Company/Enterprise/School bank. 

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  • Our future entrepreneurs!

    14 Apr
    Our future entrepreneurs!

    ‌1st Place - Fusion Mini Company - Kinsale Community School

    This year’s competition focused on the resources available to a start-up business and students were asked to comment on the key framework, infrastructure or resource necessary to grow their business.

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  • Think Law!

    15 Apr
    Think Law!

    Interested in studying Law and want to hear more???
    The Law Faculty at UCC is hosting an Open Day on Tuesday 13th May from 10am to 1pm in Boole 2, Boole Basement, University College Cork.


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