The Evidence is Stacking Up

Good morning and welcome to the fourth issues of this year’s edition of the University Express. I hope you enjoy and appreciate all the hard working and effort me and the rest of the editorial team put into bringing our newspaper to you on a fortnightly basis. Over the past number of weeks, the University…

UCC Emergency Care Society Launch Ireland’s First Student-Led Community First Responders Group

The UCC Emergency Care Society last week announced the launch of the country’s very first student-run and student-led community first responders team. The launch comes as part of a collaboration between the Emergency Care Society, the Student’s Union, the Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council and the National Ambulance Service. Community First Responders (CFR) teams are a…

Irish universities launch ‘Save Our Spark’ campaign to protect Ireland’s third level education system

On Monday 15th October, the seven universities of Ireland (Trinity, UCD, DCU, UCC, NUIG, UL and NUI Maynooth) launched a major campaign aimed at encouraging the public to demand the Government tackles the funding crisis in third level education. The Government’s funding per third level student in Ireland (€5,000) is just half of the same…

Irish Universities Launch ‘Save Our Spark’ Campaign To Protect Ireland’s Third Level Education System

On Monday 15th October, the seven universities of Ireland (Trinity, UCD, DCU, UCC, NUIG, UL and NUI Maynooth) launched a major campaign aimed at encouraging the public to demand the Government tackles the funding crisis in third level education. The Government’s funding per third level student in Ireland (€5,000) is just half of the same…

Editorial: News

It’s been a difficult week to come to terms with in Cork City, as within the space of three days we have seen both the highest of highs and the murkiest of lows that this poor city has to offer. I’m quite a big reader and I’ve read my fair share of footballers biographies, and…

New Name, Who’s This?

Welcome to the new look, new feel University Express, and welcome back to UCC. While the rest of you were away in Vancouver (as half of Cork was) and volunteering in schools abroad, we here at the University Express have been hard at work putting the finishing touches to our newly designed newspaper, all for…