UCC Partners With Cork Opera House

UCC has unveiled an exciting new collaboration with Cork Opera House, the first of its kind in Ireland. The eight-year cultural partnership programme, launched on February 20th, aims to not only boost Cork’s already strong reputation as a city of learning and culture, but also to enhance the student experience in UCC. The plan will…

40% of Bachelor’s Degree Graduates in Ireland Earn Under €25K Per Year

A report recently released by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) involving respondents who graduated from an Irish university in 2016 has revealed two in every five of the undergraduate degree holders are earning less than €25,000 per year. The responses were collected in March 2017 from over 18,000 former students who were granted a level…

Generation snowflake?

I keep hearing about my generation, ‘Generation Snowflake’. We’re all very easily offended, supposedly. We get “triggered.” We can’t cope with the harsh realities of the real world, or so it would seem, according to the general media. I’m a twenty five year old woman; Collins dictionary defines Generation Snowflake as “the generation of people who…

A Thor By Any Other Name?

There are a few constants in life. Death, taxes and comic book fans being mad at something. In recent years one of the most common sources of fan fervour has been the trend of changing certain aspects of existing comic characters in film or in the comics themselves. While this is by no means a…

UCC Immigration Crisis

A huge influx of migrants within University College Cork has caused tensions to run high on campus in recent days. Many members of what is arguably the university’s most vulnerable subgroup, Arts students, have been attempting to migrate en masse to science courses, putting intense pressure on the Department of Physics and the Department of…