UCC’s first Fashion Week underway | Audrey Ellard Walsh

UCC’s first Fashion Week is presented by UCC Fashion Society and Pulse Model Agency Cork takes place this week from the to the 29th of February.      Monday saw the week officially launched with a night-time launch party and fashion show featuring the 11 contestants from UCC’s Next Top Model in the New Bar.     …

Student’s Union Kick off R&G week | Tommie Grant

UCC Raise and Give week is in full swing and as always the Student’s Union have a packed itinerary of events organised around campus for the week. Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind, Barretstown and Cork Penny Dinners are the charities selected to benefit from this year’s fundraising. €24,000 was raised by R&G week 2012;…

Operation Transformation UCC: Week Three | Heather Steele

UCC Operation Transformation is now into its third week and the leaders are continuing to make real changes in their lives and health. With R&G week this week we might not all be feeling our healthiest. In his weekly all students email, Dr Michael Byrne urged all students to demonstrate their support for the leaders…

UCC Jennings’ Gallery gears up for photography exhibition | Siobhán O’Callaghan

 UCC’s Jennings’ Gallery, Brookfield is set to host a new photography exhibition later this month. Based on the work of University cameraman, Stephen Bean, ‘Early Light and the Photographer’s Eye’ will run from February 28th to March 28th and-according to the exhibition’s catalogue-is set to highlight the contested light space between 3am and sunrise, and…

Relay For Life | Jeffrey Zalesin

 Relay for Life, an international campaign dedicated to fight cancer through community walkathons, will come to Cork for the first time on 22 and 23 February, when the UCC Cancer Society hosts a Relay event at Mardyke Arena. The 24-hour fundraising extravaganza also marks a coming of age for Cancer Soc, a young society that…

Ireland’s Technology Elite to Descend on Cork

Some of Ireland’s most technologically gifted up-and-coming minds will descend upon the Hayfield Manor Hotel in Cork this Monday, February 4th for the first BIS Society Conference. The Business Information Systems Society committee has been in preparation for the past several months for the inaugural event that will see Paul Kenny (inset), James Whelton and Brendan…

UCC Graduate takes to Silver Screen in Deception | Siobhán O Callaghan

Former UCC student, actress Roisín O’ Neill stepped into the spotlight once again this month as she made her TV debut in TV3’s new six-part serial drama, Deception. The Ballincollig native-who attended Coláiste Choilm and subsequently studied Drama and Theatre Studies here at UCC-first became involved in acting having been inspired by her fifth and…

Operation Transformation- One Week In | Heather Steele

Operation transformation is into its second week and the programme has been met with great success. The leaders have completed their first week and have had their first in-programme weigh-in and review on Tuesdays. Already the Operation Transformation leaders have made real changes. The programme will run for a further six weeks. UCC Operation Transformation…