UCC wins Best Student Experience, Best Student Campus, Best Green Campus and Overall Excellence in Education at the 2021 Education Awards!!Read more
- What is the Graduate Attributes Programme
- Nurturing Bright Futures
- Students: Supporting your transitions to develop attributes and values
- Staff: Working together to deliver our Graduate Attributes Programme
- Employers: How UCC is preparing students to transition out into professional environments
- About Us
- Events to Support Your Transition Through UCC
- Events to Support Your Transition Out of UCC
- What we are working on
- Prospective Students
31 May 2021
29 Mar 2021
UCC launches Nurturing Bright Futures, a pre-entry programme for all students to assist the transition to third level learning and life.Read more
12 Mar 2021
08 Dec 2020
Successful outcomes within the Graduate Attributes Programme in 2020 are a testament to a dedicated and talented team around us but with radical and transformative collaboration campus-wide. The successful integration of the initiatives has been bolstered university-wide with more than 30 teams collaborating on projects which will support and equip students and graduates with the necessary attributes, skills and values throughout the entire student life-cycle.Read more
03 Nov 2020
Maintaining good mental health is just as important as good physical health, and maintaining it should be a priority for everyone.01 Sep 2020
12 Aug 2020
You are probably used to hearing “what are you studying”? but not too many ask “how are you learning”? How you think about your learning and the strategies you use are really important for your study success.
Find out about Growth mindset in our new video https://youtu.be/nxNHWD_JfqI
Thank you to Dr. Eithne Hunt for her amazing contribution to this video script.Read more
14 Aug 2020
“The Arts programme has been absolutely key for me in terms of how I work today.” Jessica Murphy, Senior Manager with Global Order Management at VMware12 Jun 2020
The College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences, collaboratively with the Graduate Attributes Programme launch #MadeinUCC - the first video in a series showcasing Arts and Humanities as a broad degree with many career routes and employability choices, in addition to the full array of graduate attributes and values.Read more
28 May 2020
Last night, we received great news that our "Graduate Attributes" visual identity has been accepted into the 100ArchiveRead more
27 May 2020
We are delighted to bring you this special edition Graduate Attributes Programme news update for Summer 2020. This special edition has a focus on the development of graduate attributes and values in the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences (CACSSS) in University College Cork.
01 Apr 2020
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=X12ky8pYed8Read more
13 Mar 2020
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
17 Mar 2020
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_YRead more
20 Feb 2020
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.Read more
24 Jan 2020
The Graduate Attributes Programme was proud to support a fantastic student-led and student-focused event this week.Read more
22 Jan 2020
Today, UCC Graduate Attributes Programme launched their showcase of the offices and services of the Student Experience.Read more
10 Jan 2020
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.
19 Oct 2019
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.Read more
24 Sep 2019
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=4sRead more