Tips for Tomorrow’s UCC Careers Fair!

By Méabh Lonergan  With Covid-19 restrictions still in place around campus, the UCC Graduate Recruitment Fair will be held virtually tomorrow Wednesday October 6th for the second year in a row.  While to some, this may seem like a let-down, to many this move will bring added flexibility – those with overly busy schedules or…

UCC Set To Launch Drug Use Survey

Drugs. Many people use them, for many different reasons. College life may expose students to more situations where drug use is taking place. Irish research indicates that over 80% of Irish students have used a drug at some point in their lives and 40% of students have used a drug in the last month. The…

Gaeltacht na hOllscoile

Ó a thógadh Áras Uí Thuama sa bhlian 2006, níl an lóistín ach ag treisiú bliain i ndiadh mbliana. Bloc de naoi arasáin atá i gceist, suite i University Halls. Leas-ainmnaítear an áit “Gaeltacht na hOllscoile” agus “mion-Ghaeltacht” ó a d’oscail an bloc deich mbliain ó shin. Is í cur chun cinn na Gaelinne i…

Dos and Don’ts : Helping a Friend Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Don’t ever label mental health difficulties as a personal flaw. If someone is in clear distress, crying hysterically and yelling, it is not because they are an ‘attention-seeker’ or a ‘drama queen’. When I suffered from depression, I described it as being trapped in an invisible tank: it was a place where it’s horribly cold…