Three UCC students in University of California exchangeThree UCC students in University of California exchange
Three UCC engineering students have been selected for the 2011 University of California international exchange programme with UCC. Third-year energy engineering student Deirdre Doody will spend her junior year studying at the mechanical engineering department of UC Berkeley, EEE third-year student David McCarthy has been accepted to the UC Santa Barbara electrical engineering programme to complete his junior year of studies at the Santa Barbara campus, and third-year EEE student Nathen Ellis is studying Electrical Engineering in UC San Diego for the full academic year.
UCC EEE department has exchange programmes with a number of US colleges which facilitates year-long exchanges typically in the third year of study. David, Nathan and Deirdre will return to UCC in 2012 to complete their Bachelor of Engineering degrees in UCC.