Residents Object to Farranlea Student Accommodation Complex

Cork councillors are set to meet with residents who object to the building of a 146-bed Student Accommodation complex on Farranlea Road, Sunday’s Well. Residents have sent over 50 letters to the council objecting to the development, largely due to complains about the building’s height, parking arrangements and the prospect of antisocial behavior & property…

D’fhógair Comhdháil ar an gcomhshaol agus ar an aeráid do UCC i ndeireadh na Feabhra

D’fhógair Cumann Comhshaoil ​​UCC go mbeidh comhdháil saor in aisce acu ar an gcomhshaol agus athrú aeráide. Tionólfar Comhdháil Aeráide UCC san Aula Maxima stairiúil i Sciathán Thuaidh na hOllscoile Dé Luain 26 Feabhra. Beidh comhdháil comhdhéanta de shraith díospóireachtaí agus óráidí painéil, arna dtabhairt ag cainteoirí agus saineolaithe le linn an lae, maidir le…

USI Protest Against Aramark Due To Mistreatment In Direct Provision Centres

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have staged a protest outside of retailer Avoca on Suffolk Street, Dublin, in protest against the Aramark-owned company’s connections to direct provision centres in Ireland. Students of Trinity College Dublin also organised a boycott of the Aramark-run caterer on campus, Westland Eats, in November. Aramark, which bought Avoca…

UCC In Top 10 Most Sustainable Universities Worldwide

University College Cork has placed 9th in the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings 2017. The rankings showcase the most sustainable universities across the globe. The achievement is an increase on the university’s previous position of 12th in 2016. Established in 2010 by the Universitas Indonesia (UI), 619 universities across 76 countries were assessed for the…

Around the Universities – Issue 6

University College Dublin With SU Presidential by-elections upcoming in late November, current SU Campaigns and Communications Officer Barry Murphy has announced his candidacy for the role. Rebecca Hart, who ran against Katie Ascough in March, has also announced her candidacy. Trinity College Dublin A group of Trinity students, known as TCD Plastic Solutions, have collected…