Starting college was emotional as I’m the first in my family to go to university so it was a big step for me.
3rd Year Social Sciences, Quercus Active Citizenship Scholar, from Kilkenny
I realised early in first year that passion and curiosity are all that’s required for success
2nd Year Mathematical Sciences, Quercus Creative & Performing Arts Scholar, from Co Cork
I love the idea of being able to change the world and in order to do that I need a good knowledge of the law. I love it, it’s so interesting.
2nd Year Law, Quercus Creative & Performing Arts Scholar, from Co Kildare
I have always wanted to study medicine. I’d like to work for MSF in conflict or emergency regions.
Final Year Medicine, Quercus Sports Scholar, from Dungarvan, Co Waterford
Coming to University was not an option for me when I left school, and when the opportunity arose in 2012 I’m glad I made the decision to study at UCC. It was one of my better decisions in life.
BA, MA, PhD Candidate