Advice for Cyber Shoppers on Black Friday

With Christmas around the corner and Black Friday and Cyber Monday coming up there are great opportunities to buy gifts online for friends and family. To help you do this safely we’ve put together a few tips for secure online shopping.

UCD Library extended opening hours: 14 November - 21 December

We have extended our opening hours for the exams revision period in all five of our libraries. The James Joyce Library is open 7am-12am Monday to Friday, and our branch libraries are now open longer on weekends. See our timetable for full details.

Work Life Balance Key at Exam Time

Now that the exam timetable is out, exams are on everyone’s mind. Remember to balance your study and work with time for relaxation, friends, exercise and hobbies. If you are feeling overwhelmed please contact your Student Adviser who will be happy to help.

Microsoft Office Courses in November and December

IT Services are providing free courses in Microsoft Powerpoint, Excel and Word. All of the courses listed are free and participants can sit a free exam to qualify for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) accreditation. More details are available on our website.

Cookery Demonstration with celebrity Chef Adrian today, 15 November @ 12.30pm and 1.30pm

Chef Adrian comes to UCD today, 15 November at 12.30pm & 1.30pm to give cookery demonstrations in the An Cuas area, Newman Building. Learn how you can cook on a budget, the importance of diverse foods, diets, and food to look out for. This is a Healthy UCD initiative brought to you by Estate Services.

New Research Student Training and Development Website

Check out our NEW Research Student Training and Development website. Take workshops and modules in the likes of Transferable Skills, Data & Information Management, Innovation Academy and Careers, Access support for your research and professional development.

Child Protection in Sport Information Seminar

UCD Sport in partnership with Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership are holding a Child Protection in Sport Seminar at 7pm, Tuesday, 22 November in the O'Connor Theatre, UCD Science Hub. Attendance is FREE and open to UCD students, staff and the local community. Further information and registration is available on our website.

UCD Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Movies III

Following the huge success of the first two Night at the Movies concerts, the UCD Symphony Orchestra is delighted to present a third installment in this concert series at the Astra Hall on 16 and 17 November. More information is available on our website.

CSTAR Course Statistics with SPSS - December 2016 in UCD

UCD CSTAR are running three one day courses in Statistics with SPSS, covers Managing your Data, An Introduction to Data Analysis and Linear and Logistic Regression. These courses are ideally suited to anyone involved in research and postgraduates. For more information take a look at our website.

Maths Support Centre

The UCD Maths Support Centre provides a free service to all students registered to a level 0, 1 or 2 module wishing to enhance their mathematical/statistical skills. We offer one on one support or small group tuition. No need to book, just drop in between 10am - 7pm Monday to Thursday, or 10am - 1pm on Fridays. We are open until Friday, 9 December but will not be open during the exam weeks.
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