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…

Agricultural Science Degree Launched

A few weeks ago, a new degree in Agricultural Science was launched by UCC in a collaboration with Teagasc. The overall message that came from the grand-opening was ‘agriculture returns to Cork’, a statement which will please many around the ‘Rebel County’. This will also provide a boost to employers in the agri-food sector, who…

News Interview: Claire Crowley and Paul Moriarty – The European Student Card

UCC and its staff have found themselves at the crux of a European Commission-led initiative which is set to simplify the mobility of students between Higher Education Institutions (HEI’s) in Europe. The scheme has been brought forward due to the ever-increasing number of students who move between European third-level institutes for educational and leisure purposes….