Student Recruitment

Student Recruitment Initiatives College of Business and Law

Student Recruitment & Liaison Officer

Name: Anne Wallace
Telephone: +353 (0) 21 420 5102
Mobile +353 (0) 86 4122414

Please note that Anne Wallace is currently on a secondment to take up the role of First Year Experience Co-ordinator in the Admissions Office.  Cover for Anne's leave is not in place at present.   The supports which can be offered are limited and will not cover all activities listed.  In the meantime, enquiries can be directed to Ms Jean Tobin in the College Office (E: T: 021-4902725).

School Visits: September - May 

I am available to visit schools to talk to senior cycle students about their course choices.  I will give a presentation on all of the degree programmes offered by the College of Business and Law. If your school runs a Careers Fair and you would like representation from the College of Business and Law that can also be facilitated.  Please contact me by phone (021-4205102) text (086-4122414) or email

Law Open Day 2018

The School of Law at UCC will host an Open Day on Thursday 26th April 2018 from 9.30am to 1.00pm.  This will provide prospective law students with an opportunity to hear information on the suite of law programmes available at undergraduate level.  There will also be a session on topical issues in Law provided by an expert panel of lecturers.  Students will also hear from recent graduates who are working in the legal field as well as current students studying law.  This event will also include an information session on the career opportunities available from a law degree.

There are a limited number of places remaining for this event. To reserve your place please contact Anne Wallace ( and places will be allocated on a first come-first served basis. Please provide your name, email address, mobile number, the name of the school and year of study.  This event is open to senior cycle students only.  All students are expected to attend in their school uniforms.

BComm Convention

The BComm Convention will take place in UCC on Tuesday 24th April 2018 from 9.15am-3.30pm.  There is a very exciting programme promised for this event!  The first session will provide information on the BComm degree programme which will include details on the work placement, study abroad and academic research opportunities.  This session will be followed by a keynote speaker.  The second session will be an interactive session where students will have the opportunity to participate in a business simulation game and there will be prizes available.  Lunch vouchers will be provided to all participants and the final session will take place in the Creative Zone in the Boole Library where successful graduates from a number of sectors will speak to their experience of the BComm degree and their successful career paths.

This event is open to all senior cycle students.   Students will be expected to attend in their uniforms on the day.  To reserve places please contact Anne Wallace ( and provide your name, email address, mobile number, the name of your school and year of study.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come-first served basis!


Business Information Systems

A "taster day" for Leaving Cert students has been announced by the BSc Business Information Systems degree to take place in UCC this year, the date is yet to be announced.  Places are limited and early booking is advisable.  To reserve a place at this event please contact Anne Wallace (  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 their 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. 

BIS students also enjoy their four years at UCC as members of the BIS Society. Soccer tournaments, formal balls and weekends away are widely anticipated annual events! See more detail on the full student experience or download the brochure to find out more about BIS.

Law Academy October 2017 - February 2018

The Law Academy is an opportunity for high achieving students who are considering the study of law to attend a one-day “taster” session of law lectures, a Moot Court and a student forum. The Autumn session is for Leaving Cert students only and will be held over 3 days during the October mid-term break. The Academy is free to students. Places (20 per day) will be allocated on a first come, first served basis with a maximum of up to 5 students from any one school.  Early booking is essential through your Guidance Counsellor! A further Law Academy will take place during the mid-term break in February subject to demand.

Further details can be obtained by emailing

Finance Forum 2018

The Cork Unversity Business School will host a BSc Finance Forum in University College Cork on Wednesday 17th January 2018 from 2-5pm.

The event, organised by the Department of Accounting, Finance and Information Systems and the Department of Economics, will include talks by lecturers on the BSc Finance degree and will feature current students and graduates of the programme.

The BSc Finance Forum is a great opportunity for students interested in this degree to learn about what students study, the work placement opportunities in 3rd year as well as the range of employment opportunities for graduates.

This event is open to Leaving Certificate students only and you must register if you wish to attend.


For further information, contact:

Anne Wallace,

Student Recruitment & Liaison Office,

College of Business & Law

T: +353 21 4205102

See for more details on the B.Sc. Finance Degree at UCC.

BComm International Showcase 2017

The BComm International Showcase will take place on Tuesday 19th December 2017.  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.

Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis and must be booked through the Guidance Counsellor in the attending student's school.  Further information is available from Anne Wallace, Student Recruitment & Liaison Officer,  College of Business and Law, University College, Cork.

School Competitions 2017 -2018

The UCC Law Essay Competition 2017-18 was launch to all 2nd level schools in September 2017.   

Senior cycle students are invited to submit a 1,000 word essay on any one of the 6 topics listed in the flier below and submit to the School of Law, UCC by 30th November 2017.  Essays must be accompanied by an application form which can be downloaded from the following Law Essay Competition Application Form 2017-18.   The purpose of the competition is to get students to consider the relevance and impact of law on their lives and society in general.  The best essay(s) in each topic will receive a prize of €200. 

Details of the 2016-17 prize giving ceremony can be found at the following link

A new Transition Year Business Competition will be launched in 2018. Further details are available from Anne Wallace ( or T: 021-4205102.



Campus Visits

During the University’s two academic semesters we encourage small group visits to campus. Prospective students wishing to experience a lecture in their preferred discipline within the College of Business and Law can email to arrange an appointment (Leaving Cert students only).

Advisory Service

I also offer an advisory service for prospective students (second level and mature) on their course choices throughout the year.

Anne Wallace


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Accounting Seminar 2018

Would you like to know more about the range of career opportunities from the BSc Accounting Degree and get an overview of the course?

Organised especially for Leaving Certificate students, this seminar will give an early insight into the BSc Accounting CK202 degree to help you make the right course choice!

Date      Thursday 11th January 2018
Time 11.00am to 1.00pm - Registration from 10.45am
Venue  Boole 1



The event is open to Leaving Certificate students only and places are limited so early booking is essential!  To book your place please email Anne Wallace with your name, email address and mobile number and don't forget to include the school you attend!

College of Business and Law

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