Supporting Ukrainian Academics and Students

How UCC is Seeking to Assist

UCC is working together with global, national, regional and local community and stakeholders for a coordinated response to the current Ukraine crisis and to support those people displaced by war and conflict.

As an academic institution and an exemplary University of Sanctuary, we are committed to providing support and protection to academic, research and professional services colleagues from other third level institutions in countries facing such threats.

A short-term Ukraine Emergency Response Working Group is established to facilitate a co-ordinated effort and to ensure new, existing, and re-focussed university services, supports and initiatives can be clearly signposted to those arriving from Ukraine. It is aligned with existing university intiatives: University of SanctuaryScholars at Risk.

During its lifespan, the UCC Ukraine Emergency Response Working Group will advocate for mainstreaming key learnings from its work and towards building capacity for more comprehensive approaches within higher education to cater for refugees from whatever geopolitical crisis.

Library Access

UCC Library is committed to providing safe, inclusive library services aligned with the University’s commitment to public engagement. As part of this, UCC Library will offer External Reader Access for researchers, academic staff and university students fleeing conflict. Membership requests from others fleeing conflict should be directed to the public library service.

Please visit this page for information on UCC Boole Library Access for Academic Users Fleeing Conflict

Information for Undergraduate Applicants

Visit our Undergraduate study pages for more inforamation about procedures on how to apply to UCC for September 2023.

Local and National Supports

Below are links to some key organisations working locally and nationally to support refugees and migrants:

Civic & Community Engagement

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