8 March 2016

New bus service - Tallagh to UCD (including LUAS connection)

UCD Estate Services have launched a trial bus service between Tallaght & UCD, serving Firhouse, Knocklyon, Rathfarnham, Nutgrove and Miltown Luas station on the way to its final stop at the UCD Sports Centre. For more details click here.

It's Election Day today and tomorrow

Voting will open across campus Tuesday, 8 and Wednesday, 9 March for Students' Union elections and a referendum which will potentially affect the student levy charge. A list of SU candidates, a copy of the upcoming referendum question and more information are available here.

Scoláireachtaí Teach na Gaeilge, Bord na Gaeilge UCD - Residence Scheme Scholarships 2016-17

Scoláireachtaí 2016-17 ar fáil do 24 mac léinn / 2016-17 scholarships available for 24 students. Comórtas oscailte do mhic léinn as gach cúrsa de chuid na hOllscoile / Competition open to UCD students from all subject areas. Deadline: 13 April 2016. For more click here.

UCD Career Development Centre free online resources & modules

UCD Careers offers a range of free resources, available on our website and UCD Careers Connect. We also have a non-credit bearing self-study module through Blackboard. Online resources available here and career module here.

UCD Career Development Centre Events - March 8-11

EirGrid, Stryker, Barbri, Laureate Hospitality, FDM Group, McKinsey & Co are all on campus this week to meet UCD students from a range of disciplines. Book in on #careersconnect to avoid disappointment. Booking essential.

Sign up for UCD Library blog updates

The Library's blog regularly features highlights and news about library collections, services and upcoming events. Students can sign up for updates either by email or RSS feed here.

The Patient Voice in Cancer Research

Inviting cancer survivors and their families to join researchers and health care professionals to discuss placing survivorship at the heart of the cancer research agenda. Take a laboratory tour to see the work of cancer researchers at the bench. Click here to book your place.

Daffodil Day 2016

On Thursday, 10 March the players of UCD Rugby Club will be dispersed throughout the campus fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society by “selling” silk daffodils. Players will include those from the mens, womens and tag rugby teams and will visit each College and School. Your support for this cause would be much appreciated. Find out more here.

Remembrance Concert

MedSoc have many talented musicians throughout the society and are organising a small concert in honour of friends Lorcán Miller and Eimear Walsh, in Astra Hall, Student Centre this Wednesday, 9 March at 7pm. Click here to find out more.

LitSoc attend Inter-Varsity Poetry Slam 2016

On March 9th in NCAD, Inter-Varsity Slam and Poetry Ireland / Éigse Éireann will be partnering up to present to you fourteen of the finest student spoken word acts, including UCD's Aoife Brannigan and Raneem Saleh. Find out more here.

TODAY: Join Relay for Life in aid of The Irish Cancer Society: 13th-14th of April

Will you Relay for 24 hours to help us Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back? Sign up your team today (Tuesday, 8 March) at our stand in the New Student Centre to join the fight. For more info click here.

Travel to Venice with UCD Chaplaincy

UCD chaplaincy will sponsor one UCD student for a Faith and Politics Workshop in Venice, 21-28 August 2016, on public service as a Christian calling. (fee - €290 with €40 booking deposit). Contact: egrace@jesuitlink.ie or leon.ogiollain@ucd.ie for details.

Student Retreat coming up

Student individually guided retreat takes place in the lovely 'Lucan Centre' from Friday, 11 March to Sunday, 13 March. The days will be speckled with input on methods of prayer and contemplation so that the time of silence is as fruitful as possible for each one. For more details click here.

Submissions open for DrawSoc exhibition “limitless”

DrawSoc is accepting submission for its artwork exhibition now. Deadline is midnight Sunday, 27 March 2016. All entries must be accompanied by an online submission form. Click here for details.

The War Project performance

Running from Wed. 9 to Fri. 11 March 2016, UCD Ad Astra Performing Arts Drama and Music Scholars, and the UCD Choral Scholars present accounts of five individuals and their involvement during The Easter Rising and The Great War. Book your ticket here. To book your ticket email ucdadastra@gmail.com
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