UCC Scoop Rising Star Award
On Tuesday March 22nd, University College Cork was awarded a rising Star award by Ellucian, one of the world leading IT Platforms for University student systems.
The Rising Star Award is independent external recognition, by one of the world’s leadings software vendors, of the incredible work being undertaken by our recruitment and admissions teams, in partnership with IT Services to deliver a world class student experience. This project is part of the Student Administration suite of projects.
Laura Ipsen, CEO of Ellucian wrote;
“I am excited to share that we would like to recognize University College Cork with a Rising Star Award for the implementation of a postgraduate recruitment and application system. Congratulations on this well-deserved recognition.”
The award was made is in recognition of the whole of campus collaborative approach UCC undertook in implementing phase one of the recruitment and application system, which replaced the PAC system for postgraduate applications. The new system - UCCApply – has recently expanded its service and is currently used to manage and process Postgraduate, ACE, CPD, Quercus and NON-EU Undergraduate Degree applications. The system will be further extended to support other direct applications and recruitment activities in the coming months. This award is independent external recognition, by one of the world’s leadings software vendors, of the incredible work being undertaken by our recruitment and admissions teams, in partnership with IT Services to deliver a world class student experience. This project is part of the Student Administration suite of projects.
The project had demanding deadlines and key thanks goes to the project team and the subject matter experts who worked tirelessly on the project to get it over the line. Project Team for Phase 1 includes: Grace Coomey, Eleanor Fitzgerald, Lenka Forrest, Christopher McElligott, Deirdre McGlynn, Ciara McKernan, Karen Mortell, Michelle Nelson, Mary O’Sullivan, Anne-Marie Scarry and Martha Henchion.
This project is part of the EIB funded Student Administration Systems Programme, the University’s single largest investment in ICT which is sponsored by the President. This multi-year programme of work is delivering new systems and benefits across all stages of the student lifecycle including, recruitment and admissions, curriculum management, research student administration, assessment management, student placement and service-delivery to prospective students, current students and graduates. The overall programme is scheduled to conclude in September 2023.