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

UCC is currently closed due to the Covid 19 crisis.  I am working remotely and happy to correspond with prospective students by email to answer any queries on the degree programmes (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) offered by the College of Business and Law.  My email is   You can also text me on my mobile 086-4122414 and if you prefer to speak to me please text me first to arrange a mutually suitable time for a phonecall.  I look forward to hearing from you! 

BComm Convention Video Webinar

We delighted to bring a new webinar highlighting the module content of the BComm programme, by discussing the group assignment undertaken as part of BU2001.

The contributors were Maeve O'Sullivan, module lecturer; Gillian Casey, current BComm student; Claire Tetart, UNICEF representative and Laura Devereux, graduate and HR generalist.

In undertaking this project, students engaged with corporate social responsibility practices and raised over €36,000 on behalf of participating NGOs.

In case you missed the earlier webinar series please check them out below!

Watch the first episode here

The second webinar on the BComm programme is available to view from the following link  This session covers the thematic majors in the BComm programme and we hear from a successful graduate and current student.

The third webinar is available to view on the following link  In this episode we hear from two entrepreneurs who are former graduates of the BComm programme and  Elaine our final year student reflects on her experience of the BComm and why it was the right choice of programme for her.

Please email Anne Wallace ( ) if you have any questions on the BComm programme and would like to avail of a 1 to 1 meeting regarding Change of Mind.

Why not join our Law Live Q&A on 16th June?

The School of Law at UCC will host live Q&A on Tuesday 16th June in the afternoon.  Hear about the different Law  programmes.  There will also be presentations on topical issues in Law provided by an expert panel of lecturers. We will also have current students and a recent graduates working in the legal field who will share their experiences with you.  This event will also include an information session on the career opportunities available from a law degree.

You must register for a place by contacting Anne Wallace (  Please provide your name, email address, the name of the school you attend and your year of study in your email and you will be sent a link to join the Live Q&A.  We look forward to meeting you there!

Transition Year Business Expo Week March 23rd-27th 2020

Due to the Covid-19 crisis this event has been cancelled.  Many thanks to all applicants for their submissions.


Transition Year Students – do you want to participate in a week-long (non-residential) Business Expo?  This will take place at the Cork University Business School at University College Cork from Monday 23rd – Friday 27th March inclusive.  You will work as part of a team and on a business idea that you will have to present to a panel of judges on Friday 27th March.  Are you up to the challenge?  If so, please complete the on-line registration form but only if you can participate for the full week!  Students must submit a 250 word statement to enter and the closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 6th March 2020.    Lunch and snacks will be provided each day and it is free to register and attend. 


Incomplete applications will not be accepted.  Students will be notified as to whether or not they received a place by Monday 16th March.  The decision of the judges is final and will be based on the quality of the applications received.

Business Information Systems

Business Information Systems at the Cork University Business School, University College Cork are delighted to invite students to participate in MakeITWork 2019/2020.

This initiative will help students think about the kinds of careers they might like to pursue, and gain a better understanding of the role of technology in business and society.  Students will also gain insight into the BIS Degree at UCC, enabling them to make an informed decision when choosing their third level course.


Information on how to register on Eventbrite is available from the following link BIS #MakeITWork 2019/2020


BIS MakeITWork Days 2019/2020 are as follows:

Tuesday 3rd December 2019 - Leaving Certificate Students (registration open - 11th November 2019)

Tuesday 14th January 2020 - Leaving Certificate Students (registration open - 9th December 2019)

Tuesday 11th February 2020 - 5th Year & Transition Year Students (registration open - 20th Jan 2020)

Tuesday 10th March 2020 - 5th Year & Transition Year Students (registration open - 10th Feb 2020)


At first instance all interested candidates must notify school guidance counsellor.


All sessions commence at 9.00am (on-site registration) and conclude at 12.30pm.


There is a maximum of 4 students per school as numbers are limited.


Finance Forum 2020

The Cork Unversity Business School will host a BSc Finance Forum in University College Cork on Wednesday 8th January 2018 from 2-5pm.

This seminar for Leaving Cert students will give an early insight to the BSc Finance degree.

The event, organised by the Department of Accounting and Finance 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.

Date Wednesday 8th January
Time 15:00pm-17:00pm. Registration opens from 14.45pm
Venue Room G.04 Western Gateway Building, Western Rd, UCC

This event is open to Leaving Certs only.  To book your place email Orla McCarthy with your name and the name of your school.


For more information, please contact


Campus Visits

Campus Tours for Prospective Students Campus Tours for Prospective students take place throughout the year, every Wednesday at 3.30pm and Saturday at 3pm. Please contact for further information. 

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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