Staff Onboarding

Congratulations on your new post and welcome to UCC.
This page provides new staff with important information to assist you in settling into your new role at UCC.
All new staff can avail of ‘Pre-Arrival’ and ‘On Arrival’ checklists (below) to answer frequently asked questions.
For staff who are new to Ireland please check out our ‘Relocating to Ireland’ section.
The following programmes are designed to introduce new staff to IT systems and other UCC systems. 

For all Researchers, there is a dedicated research site and online Research Orientation Sessions.

Your manager will complete local orientation provided in schools/departments. Managers have access to a checklist to support you in your role.

New staff are formally welcomed by the President of UCC at Staff Orientation sessions organised regularly by the Department of Human Resources.  Dates are provided below.  The President's Orientation Café provides an opportunity each semester to meet informally with colleagues across the University to find out more about what the University has on offer for staff. 

We wish you every success in your new role. If you have any questions, please email traininganddevelopment@ucc.

Dates for 2023/2024:

Staff Orientation

  • Thursday 8th February 2024, 9am - 12pm, Dora Allman (Top Floor of The Hub)
  • Thursday 18th April 2024, 9am - 12pm, Dora Allman (Top Floor of The Hub

Now open to book via ESS


The President's Orientation Café

  • Tuesday 11th June 2024, 12.30pm - 2.30pm, Aula Maxima

 No need to book a place, just come along!


Mentoring Briefings

  • Tuesday 16th January 2024, 10am - 11am, MS Teams
  • Tuesday 20th February 2024, 10am - 11am, MS Teams 
  • Wednesday 10th April 2024, 10am - 11am, MS Teams 
  • Wednesday 29th May 2024, 10am - 11am, MS Teams 

Now open to book via ESS

More information available on the Mentoring Webpage.

** Are you a Newly Appointed Staff Member? If yes, your mentor's name will be on your contract.  Email them to introduce yourself & advise you are attending a mentoring workshop & will be back in contact on completion of workshop. **

Human Resources

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