Join the Global Design Challenge for Sport and Physical Activity 2022!

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UCC Civic and Community Engagement

Everyone is welcome through the gates of UCC. Everyday a diverse range of people and community group’s partner with our staff and students to carry out research on a wide range of challenging issues, or to volunteer together for a good cause, and much more. This website is a place where we share stories about our community partnerships, and connect you with ideas and information on how you can engage with UCC. Come on in, we are your university, in, of and for the community.

Together with Community

Community Week at UCC

A week long programme of free public and community events that runs11-17 October. Over 50 events online and in-person around the Cork region and internationally.

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Join the Global Design Challenge for Sport and Physical Activity 2022

The 2022 challenge focuses on inclusion. Global teams are invited to innovate new ideas to increase opportunities for engagement in sport and physical activity, ensuring that it is accessible to everyone of any ability, age, race or socio-economic background.

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Join Ireland’s biggest brainstorm!

Keep an eye out for #CreatingOurFuture across TV, Radio, Press and Social Media, and visit to tell us your idea for what researchers in Ireland should explore to create a better future.

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Through COVID-19

We are working with our community partners to help fight the pandemic, adapt to a new reality and overcome the challenges ahead. Read about the ways UCC is engaging and working with community together through COVID-19.

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Civic & Community Engagement

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