27 October 2015

Semester 1 exam timetable now available

The Semester 1 exam timetable is now available. If you have a query relating to a module that does not appear on the examination timetable, please contact the relevant School directly. You can also download a pdf of important exam dates here.

Student Support Fund now open for applications

Applications to the Student Support Fund 2015/2016 are now open 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. Click here for more information.

Summer Term Graduate Results

Summer Term final results for graduate students will be available by 2.00pm on Wednesday, 28 October on SIS Web. These results will include final module grades, Stage GPA and where relevant, Award GPA. Click here for more.

Check Your Exam Supports

If you are registered with the Access Centre for exam supports, and you'll be using these supports for the end of semester exams, you should check your list of supports on SIS Web. Please email disability@ucd.ie if you have any questions.

Reduce your risk of coughs and colds this winter

Taking moderate exercise 2-3 times a week for 30 minutes a time can reduce your risk of picking up viral infections. If you are having difficulty getting started on an exercise regime the Student Health Service has an Exercise on Prescription program. See our website or make appointment with the doctor to discuss further.

Having difficulty getting started on or writing an essay?

The UCD Writing Centre is now open in a new space, Library Link 2, in the James Joyce Library. Free, one-on-one tuition is available for all students. Just drop in on the hour or half hour: Monday - Thursday, 11-4 and Friday, 11-1.

SPARC – closing date for applications - October 30th

Do you have an idea that would make UCD a better place to learn, work or live? Are you interested in working with UCD faculty or staff members? There’s still time to submit an application for SPARC project funding to help bring your idea to life. Sign up here.

New Extended Opening Hours - The College Collection Gift Shop

Located in the UCD Gerard Manley Hopkins Centre, the College Collection Gift Shop is now open: Monday, Tuesday, Friday 9 am- 3.30 pm; Wednesday 9 am to 5.30 pm; Thursday 9 am to 7 pm. We are open through lunch every day. See our online shop or email thecollegecollection@ucd.ie

UCD Career Development Centre Blog - Career Focus

The Career Focusblog is part of our online resources and features searchable posts on a variety of career-related topics. You can find more information about our services to students, graduates and employers on our websitea.

UCD November Musical: Jekyll & Hyde 10-14 Nov, Astra Hall

Based on the classic horror story, this terrifying musical of murder and mayhem is sure to be a highlight of the semester. Tickets go on sale Monday, 2 November at a student rate of €8. Click here for more.

Comedy Sesh featuring Foil, Arms & Hog

UCD Astra Hall, Thursday, 29 Oct at 8PM. Sean Foil, Conor Arms and Sean Hog began their routine in UCD Dramsoc. Now, 7 years later, they have their own radio show on 98FM and play to sell-out crowds. Find out more here.

Week 9 is Homeless Week with UCD St Vincent de Paul Society

Volunteers will sleep outside the library to recreate the environment a homeless person might live in - all week, Monday, 2 to Friday 6 November. Events incl open-air cinema, debates, special guests, and more, all to highlight the problems with homelessness. Click here for more.

Suas Volunteer Programme

The Volunteer Programme is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of children from some of the most disadvantaged communities in the world. Bring your ideas, energy and enthusiasm to the classroom over the summer in India, Kenya or Zambia! Read more here.

Ghost Photography & Lightpainting Masterclass with DrawSoc

Join DrawSoc Thursday 29, October at 5pm outside the Library. The class is completely open to everyone, and you don’t need to be able to use a camera to take part. We’ll be supplying everything you need to learn how to write your name in lights – literally! Click here to find out more.
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