Key Dates

Incoming Erasmus Students Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2018/2019

Autumn Semester 2018 (Semester 1)

Autumn Semester Dates:  Monday 10th September - Friday 30th November 2018 
Study Review Week: Monday 3rd December - Friday 7th December 2018
Autumn Examinations: Monday 10th December - Friday 21st December 2018
Christmas Recess: Saturday 22nd December - Sunday 13th January 2019

Spring Semester 2019 (Semester 2)

Spring Semester Dates: Monday 14th January - Friday 5th April 2019 
Easter Recess: Saturday 13th April - Sunday 28th April 2019
Study Review Week: Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019
Final Examinations: Monday 29th April - Friday 10th May 2019

  

Orientation Programme

‌‌‌In order to introduce you to life at University College, Cork and to help you to settle in, the University runs a series of orientation programmes designed to tell you about life on campus. In addition, incoming visiting students have the opportunity to attend an informal reception, where you can meet other students and academic and administrative staff responsible for your welfare while here.

All students are required to attend the Orientation Programme. Full information on the orientation programmes will be available online nearer the relevant dates.

2018/2019 Academic Year

  • Autumn Semester/Full Year Students: Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September 2018
  • Spring Semester 2019: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January 2019 

 

Welcome Programme

The International Office organises a two week Welcome Programme for all International students.  The Welcome Programme will take place from the end of August.

A number of events will be organised during the two week period such as information meetings, walking tours of the city centre, cinema nights, table quizzes, Irish music and dance night, and trips at the weekend.

Incoming Visiting EU Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2018/2019

Autumn Semester 2018 (Semester 1)

Autumn Semester Dates:  Monday 10th September - Friday 30th November 2018 
Study Review Week: Monday 3rd December - Friday 7th December 2018
Autumn Examinations: Monday 10th December - Friday 21st December 2018
Christmas Recess: Saturday 22nd December - Sunday 13th January 2019

Spring Semester 2019 (Semester 2)

Spring Semester Dates: Monday 14th January - Friday 5th April 2019 
Easter Recess: Saturday 13th April - Sunday 28th April 2019
Study Review Week: Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019
Final Examinations: Monday 29th April - Friday 10th May 2019

 

Orientation Programme

‌‌‌In order to introduce you to life at University College, Cork and to help you to settle in, the University runs a series of orientation programmes designed to tell you about life on campus. In addition, incoming visiting students have the opportunity to attend an informal reception, where you can meet other students and academic and administrative staff responsible for your welfare while here.

All students are required to attend the Orientation Programme. Full information on the orientation programmes will be available online nearer the relevant dates.

2018/2019 Academic Year

  • Autumn Semester/Full Year Students: Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September 2018
  • Spring Semester 2019: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January 2019 

 

Welcome Programme

The International Office organises a two week Welcome Programme for all International students.  The Welcome Programme will take place from the end of August.

A number of events will be organised during the two week period such as information meetings, walking tours of the city centre, cinema nights, table quizzes, Irish music and dance night, and trips at the weekend.

Visiting US and Non-EU Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2017/2018

 Early Start Semester 2017/2018

Early Start Orientation Date

Friday 18th August 2017

Early Start Dates

Monday 21st August – Friday 8th September 2017

 

Autumn Semester (Semester One): 

Orientation Dates:

6th, 7th and 8th September 2017

Autumn Semester Dates:

Monday 11th September – Friday 1st December 2017

Study Review Week:

Monday 4th - Thursday 7th December 2017

Autumn Examinations:

Friday 8th– Wednesday 20th December 2017

Christmas Recess:

Thursday 21st December 2017 – Sunday 14th January 2018

 

Spring Semester (Semester Two):

Orientation Dates:

Thursday 11th and Friday 12th January 2018

Spring Semester Dates:

Monday 15th January – Friday 20th April 2018

Easter Recess

Saturday 24th March – Sunday 8th April 2018

Study Review Week:

Monday 23rd April – Thursday 26th April 2018

Spring/Summer Examinations:

Friday 27th April – Friday 11th May 2018

 

Orientation 2017/2018

‌‌‌In order to introduce you to life at University College, Cork and to help you to settle in, the University runs a series of orientation programmes designed to tell you about life on campus. In addition, incoming visiting students have the opportunity to attend an informal reception, where you can meet other students and academic and administrative staff responsible for your welfare while here. The dates will be confirmed on your Letter of Acceptance.

Early Start 2017 Orientation:

Friday 18th August 2017

Programme will be available in August 2017

Autumn Semester/Full Academic Year 2017/2018 Orientation:

6th, 7th and 8th September 2017

Programme will be available in August 2017

Spring Semester 2018 Orientation:

Thursday 11th and Friday 12th January 2018

Programme will be available in December 2017

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2016/2017

Autumn Semester (Semester One)

Orientation Dates: Wednesday 31st August - Thursday 5th September
Autumn Semester Dates: Monday 12th September - Friday 2nd December 2016
Study Review Week: Monday 5th December - Friday 9th December 2016
Autumn Examinations: Saturday 10th December - Wednesday 21st December 2016
Christmas Recess: Saturday 24th December - Sunday 15th January 2017

Spring Semester (Semester Two)

Spring Semester Dates: Monday 16th January - Friday 7th April 2017
Easter Recess: Saturday 8th April - Sunday 23rd April 2017
Study Review Week Monday 24th April - Friday 28th April 2017
Spring/Summer Examinations Monday 2nd May - Friday 12th May 2017
Autumn Supplemental Examinations Monday 2nd May - Friday 12th May 2017

Postgraduate Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2016/2017

Autumn Semester (Semester One)

Orientation Dates: To Be Confirmed
Autumn Semester Dates: Monday 12th September - Friday 2nd December 2016
Study Review Week:

Monday 5th December - Friday 9th December 2016

Autumn Examinations: Saturday 10th December - Wednesday 21st December 2016
Christmas Recess: Saturday 24th December - Sunday 15th January 2017

Spring Semester (Semester Two)

Spring Semester Dates: Monday 16th January - Friday 7th April 2017
Easter Recess: Saturday 8th April - Sunday 23rd April 2017
Study Review Week Monday 24th April - Friday 28th April 2017
Spring/Summer Examinations Monday 1st May - Friday 12th May 2017

International Office

Oifig Idirnáisiúnta

Roseleigh, Western Road, Cork, T12 R229

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