UCC Receives Award for Outstanding International Student Satisfaction

University College Cork achieved an ‘Award for Outstanding International Student Satisfaction’ with a score of 9.5+, and were recognised as the winner of ‘Most Satisfied Students 2015-16’. UCC’s International Student Blog, UCC International, equally conveys the longstanding sense of welcome towards its international students, as the friendly environment around the campus and within clubs &…

The Facts About Sexual Assault

Sexual assault is a difficult subject for many people. Although we are aware that assaults continue to occur at shocking rates both in Cork and nationally, most of us are sorely lacking in information on what to do if we, or someone we know, is sexually assaulted. It is partially the graveness of the subject,…

Irish Universities Falling in World Rankings Due to Budget Cuts, say Union of Students in Ireland

NUI Galway is alone in climbing the QS World University Rankings while other Irish Universities take substantial falls. The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is pointing towards budget cuts, increasing numbers of students and high ratios of students to teachers. State Funding to the education sector has been slashed in recent years, with funding…

Apply Yourself

So you’ve survived your first week back in college, and you’ve totally gone to all your lectures, right? RIGHT? Didn’t think so. It’s hard to get back into the swing of things after summer, especially when there are so many friends to meet in coffee dock, so many nights out you can’t possibly miss, and…

How To Survive College

So all your cramming paid off, your parents even think you were studying all along; welcome to UCC. You even survived the alcohol soaked holidays on some cheap Greek island that I cannot spell, well done! Now you’re ready for the next step of your academic career; learning how to actually survive college. You know…