Information for Current Students

Coursework and Assessment

Details on specific coursework and assessment, as well as the grading criteria for modules, are available on Blackboard under the relevant modules https://blackboard.ucc.ie/

 

Penalties for Late Submission of Assignments/Coursework

Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. 

Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 20% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved.

Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.

From September 2017, the penaties will change to 5% for 7 days and 10% for 14 days late submissions.

 

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have all parts of their work submitted.

Coursework/exam material will not be returned so students must ensure they have copies of all of their coursework kept for their own records.

Communication Procedure for Course Queries

If students have any course related issues or queries please use the following line of communication:

 

 

Support Services for Students

A full list of support services for students can be found HERE.

Physical Education Association of Ireland (PEAI)

Students are strongly encouraged to join the PEAI.

The primary objectives of the Association are as follows:

  1. To improve standards and performance within Physical Education by providing members with opportunities and materials for professional growth, (through the exchange of information and knowledge in the field and related areas).
  2. To keep members up to date on the latest issues, trends, technologies and legislative developments in P.E. and related areas.
  3. To support and disseminate outstanding research.
  4. To safeguard members' interest by speaking with a strong unified voice on relevant issues.
  5. To provide national leadership and opportunities to influence policy and direction in P.E.
  6. To interest public awareness and understanding of the contribution of the Physical Education profession to Irish life.

http://www.peai.org/about.php

Important links for Student Professionalism and Wellbeing

Important Links for Student Professionalism and Wellbeing

Quercus Programme for Talented Students

UCC have introduced the Quercus Talented Students’ Programme aimed at supporting and promoting excellence in academia, sport, creative and performing arts, active citizenship and innovation/entrepreneurship for both prospective undergraduate students and students already registered in UCC.

For further information and application forms please visit:

http://www.ucc.ie/en/quercus/ 

UCC Sports Scholarships

University College Cork provides elite sportspersons with the opportunity to apply for a variety of Sports Scholarships whilst pursuing their academic & sporting careers.

If you are interested in applying, please see the following link for more information:

http://www.ucc.ie/en/sport/uccscholarships/ or contact the UCC  Department of Sport and Physical Activity at:

Ferry Lodge,

Mardyke Walk,

Cork

Tel: 021 490 4752

Email: b.young@ucc.ie

 

Frequently Asked Questions - who to contact

Query

Contact

Appeals

Student Records and Examinations Office

http://www.ucc.ie/en/exams/procedures-regulations/

Applying for a Leave of Absence

College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

http://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/ 

Applying for Exemptions to Modules

College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

http://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/

Applying for Mitigation

Student Records and Examinations Office

http://www.ucc.ie/en/records-exams/

Changing Subjects

College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

http://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/ 

Conferrings

Office of Media and Communications

http://www.ucc.ie/en/current/conferrings/

Counselling Service & Bereavement Support Service

Student Counselling & Development on 021 490 3565 or

bereavementsupport@ucc.ie

Examinations

Student Records and Examinations Office

http://www.ucc.ie/en/records-exams/

Examination Results and requesting transcripts/written confirmation of results

Student Records and Examinations Office

http://www.ucc.ie/en/exams/results/   

Garda Vetting

Admissions Office

http://www.ucc.ie/en/admissions/

Information regarding student fees etc.

Fees Office

http://www.ucc.ie/en/financeoffice/fees/

Letters regarding proof of registration

Student Records and Examinations Office

http://www.ucc.ie/en/records-exams/

Student Assistance Fund

Student Assistance Fund Office

https://www.ucc.ie/en/saf/

Withdrawing from the Programme

College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences

http://www.ucc.ie/en/cacsss/

School of Education

Leeholme, O' Donovan's Road, Cork, Ireland

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