Student E-zine 23 February 2016 - CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR SIGERSON CUP WINNERS!

Student Support Fund deadline extended to Thursday, 31 March 2016

Applications can be made through your SISWeb account. This is a means tested fund and is intended to help those finding it difficult to make ends meet as a results of on-going low income. For more information click here.

Returning from leave of absence, changing course, or starting a graduate programme?

If previously registered with UCD Access & Lifelong Learning for Disability Support you must check that your supports are still in place on SIS Web - Click 'My Exam Supports' on the Registration tab. Email disability@ucd.ie with any questions or click here.

Exam supports for students with a disability/learning difficulty

Students with a disability/learning difficulty who require exam supports must register with UCD Access & Lifelong Learning by the end of week 6 to guarantee that their request for exam accommodations can be considered for end of semester exams. Click here for details.

Shan Van Vocht now available online at UCD Digital Library

The Shan Van Vocht was a national monthly magazine, founded by two Belfast poets, which ran from 1896 until 1899. It contained literature, poetry, historical articles, and political commentary, as well as news and events of various societies. Click here to view.

Two 1916 exhibitions now available to view in UCD Library

Now available to visit: the Reading 1916 exhibition in the UCD Library Special Collections, Level 1 of James Joyce Library and in UCD Archives the Documents of 1916 exhibition. Click here for details.

Events this week! UCD Career Development Centre

See our events for this week! We have EY, Bank of Ireland, Realex, UCD School of Law Networking Session and a seminar on how to tackle Assessment Centres with our centre consultant Sophie Carey. Click here to find out more.

UCD Fashion Show tickets on sale for Thur & Fri

This year will be one of the largest and most diverse UCD Fashion Shows yet, featuring over 75 Models from across the world who study and work in UCD. The show is in support of the Down Syndrome Centre Sandyford. Tickets available for Thursday, 25 and Friday, 26 February. Book your ticket here.

IT Services hosting an IT Fair

You're invited! There will be stands, demonstrations, displays, music and much more so come along to see us in O'Reilly Hall on Tuesday, 8 March 2016. Find out more here.

Submissions open for LitSoc's publication “Caveat Lector”

Litsoc is accepting submission for its literary publication now. Submissions are accepted in the form of short stories, poetry, essays, monologues, flash fiction and comic strips. Deadline is Friday, 11 March. More information can be found on our website.

Marchathon 2016 - the national student walking challenge

Marchaton 2016 takes place from Monday, 7 to Friday, 11 March 2016. Students wishing to participate can enter teams of 3, with the objective of completing a combined 30,000 steps each day. Top prizes will be on offer throughout the challenge. Organised by Smarter Travel Campus. Click here to register.

UCD Psyched presents MedFest: Framing Trauma, Conflict & Medicine

On Monday, 7 March join us at 6pm in UCD Cinema as we delve into trauma, and it's impact on body and mind. Expect short films, interesting discussions, and FREE refreshments.

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.

UCD Undergraduate Research Summit, Tuesday, 1 March

Ireland's top business leaders and academics will be on campus to showcase the value of your research skills. The people behind Irish start ups Bunsen Burger, 3FE and Effy will join human rights lawyer Maeve O'Rourke in an exciting day of events. Click here to register.

Get your UCD Sports update here

For an update on UCD Sport results and events click here.

TONIGHT 1916 is worth commemorating debate

LawSoc's 1916 debate, chaired by President Deeks, welcomes journalists Patsy McGarry & Kevin Myers, Dr Bróna Nic Dhiarmada of Notre Dame University, & more to discuss the lasting impact of events 100 years ago tonight, 23 February. Click here for more.

UCD Phil Soc host Irish times columnist, Philosopher & political personality Eoghan Harris

Tonight, Tuesday, 23 February, 6pm in New Theatre 1, Newman Building. The title of the lecture is "Plato Would Make French Films but Aristotle would make Hollywood Movies ". The lecture promises to be a fun and engaging way for undergraduates and postgraduates to engage with these two prolific Greek philosophers from a perspective they may have never thought of. For more click here.

Speaker of the House of Commons speaks to the L&H

Rt Hon John Bercow is best known for having the unenviable job of bringing order to the raucous and ungovernable institution that is the British Parliament, and this Friday, 26 February he will receive the James Joyce Award from the UCD L&H. Click here for more.

Student Legal Convention

Hosted by Miriam O'Callaghan, featuring discussions on rights of accused in criminal cases, media & law, social inequality & surrogacy, the SLC takes place Wednesday, 2 March and will hear from Fr Peter McVerry, Colm O'Gorman, & more. Tickets on sale now.
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