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So you want to write for the UCC Express? Fantastic! Don’t worry if you don’t have any prior experience, that’s what the Express is for: to get you involved in published writing & journalism. Here are some handy steps to help you get writing: Read the Paper The first step is to read the latest issue of…

Postgraduates to suffer huge fee increases

19 Masters courses rise by 80% or more Students intending to take on a Masters course in the Colleges of Business and Law or SEFS (Science, Engineering and Food Science) in the coming year will have to pay up to treble the amount of fees paid by those studying this year. The reason cited for…

UCC and State set for High Court battle

The disagreement between UCC and the Irish government over an €8.3m pension liability is set to be resolved in the High Court this summer after a member of staff took a case which lists the university and the Departments of Finance and Education as defendants. The plaintiff is seeking to resolve the matter which relates…

UCC Study links C-Sections to increased risk of ASD

A UCC-led study has found that delivery by Caesarean section is associated with an increased risk of developing Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in childhood. The research, published in the internationally renowned Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, suggests that children born by Caesarean section are 23% more likely to develop ASD. The review also examined…

UCC escape with victory over Highfield | Barry Aldworth

UCC 15- 7 Highfield On Friday October 5, UCC’s Senior men’s rugby team, fresh off the Munster Cup quarter-final win over Old Crescent, squared off with Highfield in a Division 2A league match. Despite heavy rain threatening to put an end to the match before it could start, following the opening kick-off all ifs and…