€25 million Grant Announced for Capital Works and Equipment in the Higher Education Sector

A €25 million grant was announced on Thursday by Minister Simon Harris to fund capital works and equipment in the higher education sector. This investment in third-level education forms part of the Project Ireland 2040 initiative, which was launched in February 2018. The grant will provide funds to address small scale capital investments based on…

Cork Marches on Climate Change

The 15th March 2019 marked the day when thousands of children in schools across Ireland dropped their pencils and marched through the streets demanding urgent climate change action. The sight of children dropping their books that teach them about the impact of climate change and instead taking it upon themselves to march to demand climate…

Student Wellbeing Framework

The landscape of Cork City has changed in recent years due to the construction of student accommodation premises such as Amnis House. The opening of Amnis House provided another 190 student beds to a city that is sorely crying out for increased accommodation amid this student housing crisis. Uninest, who run this student residence, are…

Success in Sustainability for UCC

This year, University College Cork grabbed headlines by becoming the only Irish university to make the list of the top ten most sustainable universities in the world. This is a big achievement for UCC and one that both staff and students have been working towards for some time. A number of improvements have been made…