Seven refugees and asylum seekers received scholarships from the university on Thursday.
University College Cork (UCC) has been designated a University of Sanctuary after awarding seven refugees and asylum seekers full scholarships. The seven recipients will be entitled to free tuition from September 2018 and a number of annual bursaries covering travel …
Student accommodation planning applications will be evaluated quicker under the new Strategic Housing Development System.
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Cork (UCC) are among applications made directly to An Bórd Pleanála in a new fast-track planning system, as reported by The Irish Times. Three fast-track planning applications for student accommodation are currently active …
The college plans to expand the campus by 20% over the next five years
University College Cork (UCC) has unveiled a €350 million investment plan for the university, which includes plans to expand campus space by 20% over the next five years.
The plan, which UCC predicts will create 500 new construction jobs, …
The result follows three other universities voting in favour of reunification
The University of Limerick Students’ Union (ULSU) has voted to support a stance in favour of a united Ireland. The results were announced today, April 19. With a turnout of 2,166 students, 77.05% students voted in favour of the motion. …
DIT ranked above six Irish universities as Waterford IT, IT Tralee and GMIT continue to have “serious financial situations”
Ireland’s institutes of technology (ITs) have fared better than universities in the 2017 edition of U-Multirank. The study compares third level institutions under different headings including research, knowledge transfer and international orientation instead of overall rankings. Dublin Institute of Technology …
A controversial conference is set to go ahead this month but will be jointly staged between Cork City Hall and UCC
A conference that has caused friction between the Embassy of Israel in Ireland and University College Cork (UCC) is to take place this month, but will be jointly held by both UCC and Cork City Hall, organisers announced last week.…
UCC Students’ Union has become the second Students’ Union in Ireland to vote in favour of supporting the reunification of the country. It will join NUI Galway Students’ Union in calling on the Irish government to hold a referendum on …
An analysis of where third level institutions get their funding, and how that has been decreasing over the past decade
In a world that sees conservative values dominating, along with the rising sentiment that students should pay for their education, Irish students are, in a sense, lucky, that over 90% of us attend institutions predominantly funded by the state. Unlike …
The conference, entitled International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism, is due to be held in April
A row has erupted between the Embassy of Israel in Dublin and University College Cork (UCC) over plans to host a conference from March 31 to April 2 in UCC on the legitimacy of the state of Israel. The conference, …
Elle Loughran and Rory Codd reflect back upon the wonderful and wacky weekend at the LGBTQ USI training course
Pink Training, a crash course in LGBTQ issues held by USI in University College Cork over the last weekend of November, consisted of a series of workshops, talks and social events for LGBTQ students and allies, from Non-Binary 101 to …