UCD Exams Student Survey

Congratulations to Patrick Coakley, MSc in Marketing who won the iPad as part of the student exam survey. The results of the survey will be published over the next few weeks so keep an eye on our Facebook and Twitter to find out what students said about exams in UCD. Check out Patrick receiving the iPad.

Student Support Fund (SSF) will open for applications on 10 October 2016

Applications to the SSF 2016/17 will open through your SISWeb account on Monday, 10 October. This is a means tested fund and is intended to help those finding it difficult to make ends meet as a result of on-going low income. More info on our website.

IT Tips for Start of Term

IT Services provides free apps, software and training designed to help make life at UCD a lot easier! Did you know you can download Microsoft Office 365 for free, get certification in Excel and PowerPoint 2013 or borrow a laptop for a day? Read more.

Exam supports for students with a disability/learning difficulty

If you have a disability/learning difficulty and require exam supports, you can request an appointment to register with Access & Lifelong Learning by Friday, 21 of October. Making the appointment will ensure you get the support you need for Semester 1 exams. More information is available on our website.

Take Care of Our Books! Our new campaign to raise awareness of good book use etiquette among our users

This month we're launching a new campaign to raise awareness of good book use etiquette among our users. The campaign highlights the poor condition of some books and asks users to care for our collections now and for the future. We wish to draw attention to the unacceptable levels of book defacement and damage found in many titles. See our guide.

UCD Students' Union - Student Leap Cards

You can get a Student Leap Card from your Students' Union for €10 on Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 10am - 1pm. Please bring your UCARD and €10 in cash down to the Student Centre. Once you get your card, make sure to register the card number on www.leapcard.ie so that you can get a credit refund if it gets lost or stolen.

UCD Sport & Fitness-Swim & Gym Membership

Student Swim & Gym Membership are still on offer at UCD Sport and Fitness for just €99 so why not energise your brain and kick start your day with a morning swim or relax and unwind in the Tepidarium. See more details on our website.

UCD Career Development Centre Law Recruitment Fair

Interested in a career in the world of Law? UCD Career Development Centre is hosting a Law Recruitment Fair in Astra Hall, Belfield on Wednesday, 5 October from 1pm - 4pm. Law firms, education providers and professional bodies want to meet you, whatever your degree. Check out our website for more information and to book onto the event.

Interactive Library workshops for UCD researchers

UCD Libary are offering an extensive range of interactive Library workshops for UCD researchers this Semester, including an introduction to ArcGIS, searching Google and using Google Tools, writing data management plans, and patents and IP for researchers. View our timetable and reserve your place today.

Registration is still OPEN for UCD Get in Gear Get Active student programme

Register online NOW through SISWeb for the October 2016 UCD Get in Gear Get Active student programme. Cost is €20 for this 7 week exercise programme. Lead a healthy lifestyle by taking the step to Get in Gear while you study here at UCD. See our website for more details.

New Shared Online Course (SOC): Planetary Urbanisation - Global Challenges in a Changing World

What challenges does planetary urbanisation present for cities today and in the future? This five week free online course is an amazing opportunity to share ideas and solutions with other students across the world. The course starts on Monday, 24 October. More information is available on our website.

10% off all tickets at UCD Cinema

Use the discount code OCT10 to get 10% off any tickets to UCD Cinema during the month of October. Bobby Sands, Me Before you, Maggies Plan, War Dogs and a Date for Mad Mary are all coming up after we Find Dory! See our website for more information.

The UCD SPARC programme is now open for applications

Funding of up to €1,000 plus project planning/implementation support available for projects that enhance the UCD environment or community. SPARC is open for applications from Monday, 3 October until Friday, 28 October. More information is available on our website.

UCD Sport Seminar Series and Workshops

The UCD Sport Seminar Series and Workshops provide a unique opportunity to engage with experts and guest speakers in all areas of sport, from running a club to life outside the classroom. Check out UCD Sport for more information.
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