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Why Study at UCD?
With a huge urban campus, state-of-the-art facilities, and the largest student body of any university in Ireland, UCD welcomes hundreds of new international students every year.
Whether you like traveling, hanging around with friends or getting involved in various activities, never refrain yourself from what you love to do to maintain a study-life balance. Be part of UCD societies and make friends. Dublin is a multicultural and cosmopolitan society with super-friendly locals. You will find a lot of activities and events like those from your home country. Getting involved in such activities will make your social connections wider and make life happier!
Sreeram Chandralal, India, Engineering
Our Students' Journeys
UCD students take many different roads to get to their goals. Here are just some of their stories!
V.V. Giri Scholar
Ee Ann's Story
In the Beginning
In 2016, Vicky graduated from Savitribai Phule Pune University in India. He was later awarded the prestigious V.V. Giri Scholarship to come to UCD.
While in UCD, Vicky was the Public Relation Officer of the UCD Indian Society, Treasurer of the UCD Cricket Club and a Global Ambassador for UCD.
Living the Dream
Graduating with an ME in Mechanical Engineering, Vicky now works for multinational Proctor & Gamble.
The Start of the Journey
After graduating high school, started a BA in History at UCD.
Working at Stanford
Upon graduation, returned to the USA to take up a position in Stanford University's Heritage Services.
Currently undertaking UCD's online Master's in World Heritage Management.
Up, Up and Away!
Spent five years travelling the world as part of Singapore Airlines and Air Asia's cabin crew.
Awarded a Global Excellence Scholarship to come to UCD to study for a BA in Music.
The Sky's the Limit
Ee Ann is part of the UCD Choir, and wants to teach music for free to underprivileged children when he is financially stable.
Inspired by the World
Sunday worked a Health, Safety and Environment Officer for a construction company in Nigeria, but identified a global environmental issue that inspired him to pursue a MSc in Environmental Policy at UCD.
The Irish Experience
Thanks to a warm welcome and supports from the people at UCD, he settled quickly and success followed!
Working, and a PhD!
Sunday currently works as an Environmental Officer with a Federal government authority in Nigeria, and is pursuing a PhD in his spare time.
Take the Next Step
Contact us today for more information or to apply for a place.