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  • Proud to support the Postgraduate Student Challenge

    01 Apr 2020
    Proud to support the Postgraduate Student Challenge

    Postgraduate students from across all four colleges embarked on a journey of solving some of our UCC and grand societal challenges. Hosted by Blackstone LaunchPad at UCC with Graduate Studies Office, 60 students participated in the two day event.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X12ky8pYed8

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  • Graduate Attributes Launch the first animated character introduction

    13 Mar 2020
    Graduate Attributes Launch the first animated character introduction

    Meet Roisin, Raj, Ciara and Joe from UCC, who tell us what attributes and values they are developing throughout their journey in UCC. Each student tells us more about each attribute and value and how these are enabling them to develop life wide and life long skills. Watch here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zy_2hXxSLBc

    • Roisin - Sarah Stafford
    • Raj - Shivam Kislay
    • Ciara - Jane Haynes
    • Joe - David Quinn
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  • Graduate Attributes Programme launches in Irish.

    17 Mar 2020
    Graduate Attributes Programme launches in Irish.

    Táimid ag cur lenár gcuid eolais agus scileanna agus tá forás ag teacht ar ár gcuid deiseanna pearsanta. Tá forbairt á déanamh againn ar na tréithe agus na luachanna a bhaineann linn. Cinnteoidh siad seo go mbeimid ullamh don am atá le teacht agus beimid in ann cur leis an tsochaí. Seasaimid do Meas, Uaillmhian, Báúlacht, Seasmhacht agus Ionracas. https://youtu.be/jPyAR3lmK_Y

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  • UCC awarded the Institution offering the "Best Student Experience" in Ireland, 2020!

    20 Feb 2020
    UCC awarded the Institution offering the

    The underlying vision inspiring our direction is that of a ‘Connected University’, with enhanced synergy between teaching, research and innovation, that offers a distinctive educational experience, promoting lifelong and life-wide learning and an inspiring student experience through a unique Graduate Attributes Programme which is transformational and innovative, transdisciplinary, inter-disciplinary and embedded into the culture and ethos of the Student Experience.

    In addition, the Director of Student Experience has responsibility for 13 separate services that make up the Student Experience Office (SEO) team. A total of 130 highly skilled professional student centric staff work closely with students, viewing them as partners in the co-creation of the suite of services provided.

    UCC’s curricula and programmes are based on the Connected Curriculum and our Graduate Attributes Programme spans this entire Connected Curriculum. As a socially-minded, civically-engaged institution, our core values and graduate attributes are the bedrock of our student experience.

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  • Proudly supporting the Postgraduate Showcase and Challenge

    24 Jan 2020
    Proudly supporting the Postgraduate Showcase and Challenge

    The Graduate Attributes Programme was proud to support a fantastic student-led and student-focused event this week.

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  • UCC Graduate Attributes Programme launch the Student Experience Showcase

    22 Jan 2020
    UCC Graduate Attributes Programme launch the Student Experience Showcase

    Today, UCC Graduate Attributes Programme launched their showcase of the offices and services of the Student Experience.

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  • A look back on our GAP successes in 2019

    10 Jan 2020
    A look back on our GAP successes in 2019

    This review illustrates the enthusiasm with which our Graduate Attributes have been embraced and, more importantly, the opportunities that have been seized by staff and students in UCC to achieve remarkable things in 2019.

     

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  • Our Graduate Attributes and Values go to China!

    19 Oct 2019
    Our Graduate Attributes and Values go to China!

    Our UCC graduate attributes and values get translated into Chinese! 

    Here at UCC, students are gaining knowledge and skills, broadening their horizons and developing attributes and core values which will make them future ready and better able to contribute to society and the economy. 

    This video is being launched today to mark a visit by the International Office and Deputy President and Registrar, Professor John O'Halloran to China this weekend.

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  • Launch of the Graduate Attributes Programme

    24 Sep 2019
    Launch of the Graduate Attributes Programme

    University College Cork (UCC) has today launched the Graduate Attributes Programme which will advance the development of students’ academic, specialist and technical competencies, equipping them with transferrable skills that can be applied in life-wide contexts. A key focus will be on the development of core values and graduate attributes which will be embedded in the academic curriculum and nurtured through curricular and extracurricular activities. This initiative will a holistic educational approach to develop character, professionalism and the capacity for critical and creative thought and will nurture students’ ability to be more socially-minded and civically-engaged in their communities. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRT2DH06nLY&t=4s

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