Freshers’ Week Gardaí Report

Year after year there are three constants in any UCC student’s life: Fresher’s Week, RAG week, and the annual conflict the two events cause between students and residents living in the area. Common concerns of residents include noise from house parties, late night/early morning drinking on the streets, and litter, particularly broken glass, which can…

UCC Old Bar to Close (Updated)

It was revealed today in a press release from UCC Students’ Union that University College Cork has decided to close its Old Bar. The Old College Bar, located between the Boole Basement & the Kane Building, which has been in operation for over thirty years, has been closed by the University Management Team Operations (UMTO). The decision…

R&G Week fundraising halved despite full-time Ents role

ollowing on from a highly successful Raise and Give Week in 2013, last February’s incarnation of the annual event has raised €20,000 for three well-known charities, Breakthrough Cancer Research, the Cope Foundation and the Children’s Ward at Cork University Hospital. However this figure amounted to less than half of the €42,000 raised by the event…

Duo elected as part-time SU Officers | Elaine Healy Rae

Last week saw the election of both the Postgraduate and International Rights Officers to the Students’ Union in UCC. Both non-sabbatical roles were highly contested, with each competitor working hard to prove why they should be elected to the Union. The Postgraduate elections took place Wednesday last, the 30th of October. Both contenders for the…