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…

UCC Set To Launch Drug Use Survey

Drugs. Many people use them, for many different reasons. College life may expose students to more situations where drug use is taking place. Irish research indicates that over 80% of Irish students have used a drug at some point in their lives and 40% of students have used a drug in the last month. The…

#UCCVotes Survey – Irish Unity Referendum

On March 6th & 7th UCC Students’ Union, in response to a student petition signed by around 1000 UCC students, will hold a referendum to decide their position on Irish Unity. The question put to students will be to decide the Students’ Union’s position on a United Ireland. The referendum is supported by several political…

Sexpress Survey Results

On November 17th we conducted a survey on sex & sexuality in UCC. The survey consisted of 10 questions, and was limited to a sample size of 100 people. We received responses from 58 men, 39 women and 3 ‘other’ people, with the others here meaning genderqueer, genderfluid and ‘unsure’ students. Before delving into the…