Review Signpost 6

30 Mar 2023

The Site Visit

Quality Enhancement Unit

The Final Signpost 

The UCC CINNTE Site Visit was successfully completed on 10th March 2023.

UCC's National Institutional Review (CINNTE)Site Visit

More than 200 people met with the Review Team over the five days, including: Students, Staff & External Stakeholders.


Road to Institutional Review


ISER – Institutional Self-Evaluation Report

IP – Institutional Profile

QQI – Quality and Qualifications Ireland

Pre-Site Visit

October 2022

Case Study Symposium.

IR Roundtables - Consultation with UCC staff and students.

December 2022

IP finalised and submitted to QQI

ISER submitted to QQI (We are here).

February 2022

Planning Site Visit

IR Briefing Sessions

Site Visit

March 2023

Main review Site Visit by external Review Team

Post-Site Visit

June 2023 onwards

Review Report submitted to UCC by Review Panel.

Implementation Plan submitted to QQI by UCC.

For a more detailed timeline of the Road to Institutional Review, visit the QEU webpage.


So, What's Next?

The Review Team will finalise their report by Autumn 2023, and this will be published on QEU's webpage.

Photo from left; Professor Paul McSweeney (Vice-President for Learning & Teaching, UCC), Professor David Croke (Emeritus Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland), Mr Jakub Bakonyi (Jagiellonian University), Professor Patrick Guiry (UCD), Professor John O' Halloran (President, UCC), Professor Joanne Wright (University of Sydney), Ms Elizabeth Noonan (Director of Quality Enhancement, UCC), Ms Joan Mulvihill (Siemens Ireland), Professor Claire O’Malley (Durham University), Professor Stephen Byrne (Deputy President & Registrar, UCC) and Mr Stephen O’Riordan (SU Education Officer, UCC).

Thank You!

Many thanks to everyone who participated throughout the SelfEvaluation process and met with the Review Team during the Site Visit. Be sure to keep an eye on our QEU page for future quality activities and events.

Quality Enhancement Unit

Aonad Feabhsaithe Cáilíochta

6 Carrigside, College Road