UCD University College Dublin

17 February 2015

'We Value Your Voice' Irish Survey of Student Engagement 2015 (ISSE)

All first and final year undergraduate and taught graduate students - thank you to everyone who has completed the ISSE. For anyone who hasn't please respond by Sunday, 22 February 2015. To complete survey click here.

Mumps alert

The Department of Public Health in the Health Service Executive has requested that the University remind students that Mumps infection is still prevalent in third level colleges. If you think you have Mumps you should NOT go to college and you should isolate yourself from others and stay at home for five days. For further information please see UCD Student Health Website or HSE website.

UCD Postgraduate Open Evening Monday 2 March - check-out your options!

Meet academics from postgraduate courses in the areas of Agriculture & Food Science, Arts & Celtic Studies, Business, Computer Science, Human Sciences, Law, Engineering, Architecture and Science. UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, 5-7pm. For details click here.

Students with a disability or specific learning difficulty

Students with a disability/learning difficulty who require exam supports, and are not already registered with UCD Access Centre, must register by the end of week 6 in order to guarantee exam accommodations can be provided for end of semester exams. Click here for details.

Universitas 21 Network ‘Critical Thinking in Global Challenges’ – online course

UG students are invited to enrol in this course delivered by University of Edinburgh. Requires 1-2 hrs study per week (for 5 weeks). Starts Monday, 9 March 2015 (registration closes Friday, 6 March). Successful completion will be reflected on students' Diploma Supplement. Enroll now using your UCD email by clicking here.

SU elections taking place in 2 weeks

The race for next years SU sabbatical team has started, voting will take place on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 March throughout campus. Check out our website for more information.

Looking for a job or internship?

UCD Careers has a load of resources to help you in your job search, application and interview - whether you're looking for a job or internship at home or abroad. Find out more on our website.

Erasmus Student Network - MapAbility

MapAbility is a project aimed at ranking buildings in UCD on the basis of accessibility to students with disabilities. We would love to invite students with disabilities to help with this project - sign up here.

UCD St Vincent De Paul welfare fund

This fund helps UCD students who are experiencing financial hardship. If you or someone you know is struggling financially and needs some short term assistance please contact our welfare officer, Rachel on welfare@ucdsvp.ie to arrange a time to meet.

UCD Cinema Award Season tickets from €4.50

Whiplash which is nominated for 5 Oscars in the Academy Awards leads the selection of award season films for this week. Unbroken, Wild and The Theory of everything are coming soon to round off the season. Tickets from €4.50. Book tickets here.

Support your team this week!

Another busy sporting week ahead with loads of action on and off campus.See facebook.com/ucdsport and twitter.com/ucdsportsclubs for updates. On campus action includes:
Rugby Sat. 21 Feb. UCD vs Landsdowne, 2.30pm UCD Bowl. Sun. 22 Feb. UCD U20 vs Blackrock, 3.00pm, UCD Bowl
Hockey Sat 21 Feb. UCD Women vs Corinthians, 1.00pm, National Hockey Stadium, UCD
Good luck to Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup teams who play this week!

5/7 a side pitch bookings for lunchtime

Why not get some of your friends together and start a lunch time kick about. 5/7-a-side pitches available to hire at UCD Sport Facilities. Contact reception at 017163821 or email us at sportfacilitiesinfo@ucd.ie for further information.

Top IT Tips from UCD IT Services

Be considerate of your fellow computer lab users! Please don't plug out any PC cables. It's very important that this resource remains available to everyone. For more information on guidelines on good IT protocol, see our top IT tips!

UCD Fashion Show in aid of CRY

The Annual UCD Fashion Show this year is supporting CRY (Cardiac risk in The Young) and takes place in the Astra Hall in UCD Student Centre on Wednesday, 17 and Thursday, 18 February. Book your tickets here.

Philiosophy & Classics Society Symposium

The symposium will re-create what a classical symposium felt like, including the clothing, food and drink. All are welcome to come along, food and drink and togas will be provided. Tuesday, 24 February, 6.30pm in K217 Newman.

The Freshers' Thingy with UCD Musical Society

THREE 20 minute mini-musicals directed and put together by first years, includes Les Mis, Hairspray and Chicago, takes place Tuesday, 17 February at 7pm in the Global Lounge. All welcome.
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