Budgetary Advisor

Budgetary Advisor

Name: Cian Power
Position: Budgetary Advisor
Phone:  021 490 1861 
E: studentbudgetingadvice@ucc.ie

UCC Budgetary Advisor


Originally from Waterford, Cian has a degree in Political Science and Philosophy from University College Cork.

Cian has worked previously for the Union of Students in Ireland and UCC Students Union working primarily on student finance, accommodation and health.

Cian is a previous member of the SUSI advisory committee and board member of the Confederation of Student Services in Ireland.

In a pro-bono basis Cian sits on the National Youth Mental Health Taskforce to which he was appointed by Minister for State Helen McEntee.

In his spare time Cian likes to play the ukulele, draw and also, drink copious amounts of Barrys tea. 

In this role, he is available to students on a part time basis via an appointment system.

And he will help you as a UCC student manage your money by:

  • Providing "one to one" advice and guidance to students on managing your money.
  • Delivering workshops on budgeting for students, where information and practical advice will be available to you.
  • Assisting in the completion of your Student Grant scholarship and Student Assistance Fund applications.
  • Liaising with external agencies, such as MABS, Dept of Social Welfare and Protection, Local Authorities and St. Vincent de Paul, on your behalf.

He is looking forward to meeting with students and helping you to maximise your student experience here in UCC.

"Happy studies and good budgeting"


Student Budgeting Advice Service

1st Floor, 1-2 Brighton Villas (located in Castlewhite apartment complex, Gaol Cross), UCC, Western Road, Cork