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  • Money saving and budgeting tips for students

    17 Aug
    Money saving and budgeting tips for students

    Estimating your costs and budgeting accordingly will pay off in the long run.  By having a planned budget, you can allocate spending money for going out for dinner, coffee dates, cinema trips and nights out, and not worry afterwards that you went too wild. 

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  • Cork Voted Third Friendliest City In The World

    14 Aug
    Cork Voted Third Friendliest City In The World

    Cork has been voted the third friendliest city in the world in a new poll.  According to Condé Nast Traveller's 2018 Friendliest Cities in the World, the magazine’s editors cited the Cork's "picturesque, riverfront location" and "cozy pubs and beer gardens where you can enjoy the outdoors while sharing a table with friendly locals" as some of the elements contributing to its charm.

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  • Behold, Cork

    07 Aug
    Behold, Cork

    A welcoming and mesmeric city on the south coast of ireland.  An arresting combination of lush landscapes, idyllic countryside, miniature volcanoes, and sweeping coastlines, all of which encircle a thriving metropolis at its centre.

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  • UCC Student Ambassador Paige Annelayne Talks Cork Coffee Shops

    17 Jul
    UCC Student Ambassador Paige Annelayne Talks Cork Coffee Shops

    A town is only as good as its coffee shops, and Cork, Ireland does not disappoint. This little slice of heaven has a coffee spot haven for everyone. I studied abroad in this beautiful town in the fall of 2017, and spent most of my months there wandering in and out of the different coffee shops, finding my favorite, and returning again and again. Since the town is home to University College Cork (UCC), many other book laden individuals followed in my path.  

    Whether you’re a busy bee or just looking for a place to chat, these ten coffee spots throughout the city are worth a stop. Find your coffee shop niche!

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  • International Office Wins Staff Well being Competition!

    07 Jun
    International Office Wins Staff Well being Competition!

    To celebrate Ireland’s National Workplace Wellbeing Day UCC ran a University-wide wellbeing compeition.  We were asked to take responsibility for introducing workplace wellbeing in our own department, and our efforts paid off.  We walked away with one of the two runners up prizes!  Below is our submission.

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  • Managing Stress and Anxiety Workshop, Tuesday 24th April

    24 Apr
    Managing Stress and Anxiety Workshop, Tuesday 24th April

    Student Counselling & Development are offering one-off workshops on understanding and managing stress and anxiety. Facilitated by Anne O’Connell, these sessions will look at causes of anxiety, including exam stress, and explore practical ways to reduce stress. These sessions are free of charge and available to all UCC students.

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  • Student Newsletter- Issue 85

    16 Apr
    Student Newsletter- Issue 85

    A special congratulations to UCC's very own Andrea Visentin who has been shortlisted for International Student of the Year in the annual Student Achievement Awards Ireland (SAAI).

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  • Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2018

    23 Mar
    Cork Lifelong Learning Festival 2018

    Cork’s Lifelong Learning Festival promotes and celebrates learning of all kinds, across all ages, interests and abilities. Adult Continuing Education have been using the banner “The Free University” as an umbrella for all our contributions over the past few years. We offer talks, workshops and lectures on a wide range of subjects such as politics, art, history and psychology to name just a few. 

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  • Student Achievement Awards Ireland 2018

    16 Mar
    Student Achievement Awards Ireland 2018

    The Student Achievement Awards, now in its fifth year, is the annual opportunity for the student movement in Ireland to recognise the contribution of students to the life of Ireland and the student community.  The awards will take place on the 19th of April, 2018.

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  • Sino-Irish Education Cooperation

    14 Mar
    Sino-Irish Education Cooperation

    A number of UCC’s partners in Cork’s sister city of Shanghai were honored to spend time with An Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, TD on Tuesday evening.  Discussions ranged from existing student staff and research collaboration and future plans to increase mobility in both directions.

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  • UCC Student's Union Elections 2018

    07 Mar
    UCC Student's Union Elections 2018

    As Students Union Elections kick off the campus is buzzing with excitment and energy.  With one more day of campaigning to go before results are officially released there is still time to cast your vote.  Make sure to be heard!

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  • Celebrating UCC Equality Week 2018

    07 Mar
    Celebrating UCC Equality Week 2018

    The UCC LGBT Staff Network, in conjunction with our Tyndall National Institute branch, are proud to present a very special event for UCC Equality Week 2018: ‘How to be a good LGBT ally: at home, at work, and in everyday life’.

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  • President Patrick O'Shea launches Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

    06 Mar
    President Patrick O'Shea launches Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Unit

    The Unit was launched by President Patrick O'Shea yesterday Tuesday, March 6th 2018. The launch included a panel discussion on advancing the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Agenda in Higher Education. The panel was chaired by Dr. Mark Chu, Head of the Department of Italian UCC, and also involved:

    • Professor Eithne Guilfoyle, Vice President for Academic Affairs (Registrar) DCU
    • Professor Ita Richardson, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems UL and Special Advisor to President of UL on Equality and Diversity
    • Dr. Karl Kitching, Director of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, UCC
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  • UCC Wins HEA Mobility Grant.

    19 Feb
    UCC Wins HEA Mobility Grant.

    Armida de la Garza and Cliona Maher were awarded a Government of Ireland HEA (Higher Education Authority) Mobility Grant to Mexico for a project on internationalisation of the curriculum/internationalisation at home.

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  • UCC CI celebrates CNY

    16 Feb
    UCC CI celebrates CNY

    To mark the Chinese New Year of the Dog, last week UCC Confucius Institute organised a spectacular event of Chinese song, dance, poetry and martial arts. Performers ranged from Chinese students to local school and university students, some whose families had lived in China, others who have never been to The Middle Kingdom. 

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