University Express Racism in UCC Survey: Upon Closer Inspection.

On October 3rd, The University Express compiled a survey entitled “Racism in UCC”, designed with the intent of highlighting instances of on-campus racism which would otherwise go unseen. The survey was sent out via e-mail to every student currently attending UCC. The survey was short and simple, consisting of eight questions, including the option for…

University Express Racism Survey: 1 in 9 Students Surveyed Suffer Racist Abuse at UCC

At the beginning of October, the University Express launched a survey aimed towards students of University College Cork in order to determine whether students view racism as an issue in UCC, whether students have experienced or witnessed racism in or around the UCC campus, and how it affects students of all ethnicities and backgrounds. The…

A welcoming community for international students

Lucas Brun is a second year arts student originally from a town just north of Lyon, France. Having moved to Ireland as a child, he has a unique perspective on fitting in in a University as an International Student. Dear international student, my fellow overseas pal, welcome to the UCC student community. Whether you moved…

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 &…