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…

A Conversation With: Max From Tebi Rex

Tebi-Rex are, according to Tebi Rex, Kildare’s premier, interracial hip-hop and pop duo. To everyone else, they are a band whose popularity is growing week upon week and, following the release of their latest EP “Welcome To The Year of Our Darkest Adventure”, are the most talked about duo since Picture This. Matt O’Baoill and…

#CorkLovesMusic set to land in UCC

On April 11th and 12th (Wednesday and Thursday), UCC will host a series of talks run as part of the collaborative venture #CorkLovesMusic. #CorkLovesMusic is a co-operative venture between both music industry insiders and artists, a venture that aims to both educate people about the workings of the music industry, and to kick-start discussion around…