Taylor Cements Historic Legacy

For some years now, a softly spoken woman from Bray with an infectious smile and personality to match has carried the hopes of a nation on her broad shoulders. With emotional highs and some extremely difficult lows along the way, Ireland’s Katie Taylor has cemented herself as one of the greatest athletes to emerge from…

What Really Presses My Buttons…

Hello everyone and welcome to the second quarter of the academic year, the year is flying and I hope you all are too. The nights are drawing in, it’s becoming increasingly colder and Christmas is just around the corner. I don’t know about you, but this is my favourite time of the year. While you…

Lecturer Profile: Dr Mary C. Murphy

This year the University Express hopes to bring you, our readers high quality news and content that you can’t get anywhere else. We feel that there is no better place to look than on our own institution, which at its heart has an incredible set of expertise and information in the form of lecturers who teach…

Progress In Civility

It’s been a tough week once again for onlookers as the Brexit can continues to be kicked down the road. While I have a huge love and time for politics, I must say I have envied those who let it go over their head for some time now. Every day I now feel like it is my…

UCC Celebrate Works Award

This year many students from University College Cork benefited from the UCC Works Award, and some were recently awarded for their achievements from the last academic year. The UCC Works Award is a professional skills development programme, and demonstrates that you have engaged in, and developed professional skills through extra-curricular activities and work experience, all of which…

The Winds are Changing

Hello everyone and welcome to the final edition of this year’s University Express. Try not to cry too much but this is my last editorial of the year, hang in there for the remainder of these 500 words if possible. When thinking of a title for this editorial, Mary Poppins immediately sprang to mind, with…

Students Highlight Education Funding Crisis

Students across the country were joined by some of their lecturers on March 21st during a walkout protest over the rising cost of Higher Education fees in Ireland. Since the economic recession of 2008, third-level education in Ireland has faced some of the biggest funding cuts in the public sector. Despite the fact that the…