• Kaumal Graduates

    16 Jun
    Kaumal Graduates

    We here in Quercus would like to congratulate our Creative & Performing Arts Scholar, Kaumal Baig Mirza, on her graduation yesterday. 

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  • Mark O'Connor

    18 May
    Mark O'Connor

    Quercus sports scholar, Mark O'Connor, made his senior AFL debut for Geelong Cats against Essendon in Melbourne last Saturday.

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  • Ford Centenary Quercus Scholarships

    21 Apr
    Ford Centenary Quercus Scholarships

    This year Cork celebrates the 100th anniversary of Ford in Ireland. One century on from the opening of the Henry Ford & Son Limited manufacturing plant on the Marina in Cork city, which brought considerable socio‐economic benefits to the city and the surrounding areas, the company’s links to Ireland remain strong.

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  • Well Done Amy and Ciara

    26 Mar
    Well Done Amy and Ciara

    Well done to Quercus Sports’ Scholars, Amy O’Connor and Ciara O'Connell and the UCC Ladies Soccer team, on winning the Intervarsity’s Plate Final on March 26th. 

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  • Mark O' Connor signs rookie contract

    20 Oct
    Mark O' Connor signs rookie contract

    Former Kerry minor star and Quercus Sports' Scholar Mark O' Connor has confirmed his signing of a professional rookie contract with Australian Rules Football club Geelong, having had trials with five different clubs last month.

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  • Launch of “Cork Cares”

    23 Mar
    Launch of “Cork Cares”

    Congratulations to Quercus Scholars Jenn Chadwick, Jacqui Walsh, Dave Calnan, Alex Whelan and Calvin O’Callaghan who are part of the group who founded new business Cork Cares which was launched last night. 

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  • Mzuzu University Book Appeal

    16 Mar
    Mzuzu University Book Appeal

    Well done to Quercus Scholars Sarah Jameel (Active Citizenship) and Alex Philbin (Entrance) for organising the University’s first ever Book Raiser in the Devere Hall today for Mzuzu University, Malawi. They were helped by many fellow students including William Ormond (University Scholar) and Clare Keaveney Jimenez (Innovation/Entrepreneurship).

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  • UCC Proclamation Day 2016

    15 Mar
    UCC Proclamation Day 2016

    Congratulations to Jennifer Chadwick, Quercus Innovation/Entrepreneurship Scholar, 1st Pharmacy, who read the 1916 Proclamation aspart of Proclamation Day. University College Cork held a public reading of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic on Tuesday, 15 March, at noon on the Main Quad.

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  • Mzuzu University Book Raiser

    14 Mar
    Mzuzu University Book Raiser

    On the 16th of March 2016, we will be having the first ever BOOK RAISER on campus (Devere Hall from 3-4pm) to restore the lost textbooks by challenging every UCC student and faculty to donate one textbook they are not using or would like to gift to the students in Malawi. 

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  • Teach Tom officially opens

    17 Feb
    Teach Tom officially opens

    On Saturday, February 13th Quercus Active Citizenship scholar Alan Hayes and his mum Angela along with over 150 people gathered at the premises at 15 Ormonde Street to mark the occasion.

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  • Web Summit 2015

    03 Nov
    Web Summit 2015

    A group of six Quercus Scholars attended the Web Summit in Dublin on November 3rd, 2015. Calvin O’Callaghan, Dave Calnan, Sarah Jameel, Roisin Fox, Marie Martin and Jennifer Chadwick volunteered at the Web Summit 2015 in the RDS, Dublin.

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  • Paddle Against Suicide 2015

    10 Sep
    Paddle Against Suicide 2015

    Thursday, September 10th was World Suicide Prevention Day and congratulations to Quercus Active Citizen Scholar, Roisín Fox, on helping to organise the Paddle Against Suicide that night on the Boardwalk in Cork City.

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  • One World Summit 2014

    17 Oct
    One World Summit 2014

    One Young World is an organisation that gives young people (aged 18-30) a platform to voice their opinions for change in the world. Congratulations to the 6 Quercus Scholars who attended the One Young World Summit in Dublin in October and to Joanne O'Riordan who was a speaker at this presitgious event.




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  • UCC offers €10,000 Scholarships to talented students

    03 Dec
    UCC offers €10,000 Scholarships to talented students

    University College Cork is offering, gifted talented students scholarships worth up to €10,000 per student, per year.

    The new scheme, The Quercus Talented Programme, offers both prospective and current UCC students the opportunity to apply for scholarships in a number of areas including academia, active citizenship, creative and performing arts, innovation/entrepreneurship and sport.

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Quercus Talented Students' Programme

Distillery House, North Mall, Cork