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

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

The Law Academy February 2020

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 Spring session is for Leaving Cert and 5th Year students only and will be held over 4 days during the February mid-term break.

The Academy is free to students. Places (25 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!

Further details can be obtained by emailing

Law Showcase 2020

The School of Law at UCC will host a Showcase in May 2020 (date to be confirmed) 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, the name of the school you attend and your 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 Wednesday 22nd April 2020 from 9.00am-3.30pm in Boole 3.  

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, the name of your school and year of study.  

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

 Booking for this event will open on 22nd January 2020

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


BComm International Showcase 2019

The BComm International Showcase will take place on Tuesday 10th December 2019 from 9am to 1pm in Boole 2, University College Cork.  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. 

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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Accounting Seminar 2020

Would you like learn more about the BSc Accounting at Cork University Business School in UCC?

Organised especially for  Leaving Certificate students, this seminar will give students an early insight into the BSc Accounting degree (CK202), before they make one of the biggest choices in their lives. We will explain what the programmes entails and benefits, the exemptions obtainable from professional bodies and the work placement options available. Current students and recent graduates will be in attendance to answer queries in relation to their experiences of the course and career options that they have chosen.

Date Tuesday 15th January
Time 11am-1pm. Registration opens from 10.45am
Venue UCC Library Creative Zone, 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 Orla McCarthy at

College of Business and Law

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