|Applications are open to become a UCD Student Ambassador for the 2019/2020 academic year. This flexible, paid position allows students in Stage 2 or above to develop CV skills while providing a recognised service to UCD. Visit our website for more information and to apply.|
|Do you want to volunteer as an Orientation Guide for UCD Orientation 2019? We have a range of volunteer opportunities available to provide you with a chance to get involved in welcoming the next UCD Freshers, have fun and be part of a great week!|
|UCD and UCDSU are together championing the ‘It Stops Now’ campaign, addressing the issue of sexual harassment and violence in third level education. Creating a zero tolerance zone requires a whole institute approach, including student leadership and we hope you can join us in supporting this campaign.|
|Students are invited to Wipeout Wednesday. Challenge someone in Inflatable Gladiator or Basketball Bungee Jump to help raise money for Thrombosis Ireland. The event takes place on 17 April from 10-5pm in 'The Quad' (Student Centre) with free pizza, food, drinks and tons of prizes to be won on the day! #ChallengeforCharity|
|Spring Seminar Series: This seminar offers an alternative reading of the Eurozone's institutional evolution that bridges pragmatist scholarship with cognitive and social psychology. All welcome! Wednesday, 15 May, 12:00, Quinn School Q233|
|Check out the full range of events taking place as part of wellbeing week running until 12 April, including new Resilience Tree (at the chess garden), Get Sun Smart information, Relay for Life and UCD Youth Mental Health Exhibition in the Student Centre. See the full list on our website.|
|As part of the UCD 'It Stops Now' campaign UCD Consent will hold the annual 'Take Back the Night' event on Thursday 11 April at 7pm in Astra Hall. All are welcome.|
|Do you want to be a Peer Mentor? Peer Mentors are still needed for the following programmes: BSc Social Sciences, BSocSc Social Policy and Sociology, BSc Psychology, BSc Economics, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City Planning and Environmental Policy, Commerce, Commerce International, Economics and Finance. Apply today via SISWeb.|
|The Resilience Tree seeks to promote a dialogue about the positive things we do to look after our mental wellbeing. Inside the box next to the tree are coloured ribbons and markers, please take one and share something you do to “mind your mental health” by writing it upon the ribbon and tying it to the tree. If you are in need of support or more information, please visit Healthy UCD Mental Health.
|The Aspire Scholarships offer life-changing MSc opportunities at Smurfit, Ireland’s leading graduate business school. Closing date 10 May.|
|Would you like free pizza and a €25 One4all voucher? UCD Communications are seeking first year undergraduate and first year masters students to apply to take part in a focus group in April to share your views on university marketing. All interested participants should apply by Thursday, 11 April.|
|UCD Anatomy Kingdom Exhibition opens at 12pm on Wednesday, 10 April, ground floor, O'Brien Centre for Science. Come along and enjoy a wonderful exhibition of the work of the UCD Anatomy Drawing for All group.|
|Eurostudent is a survey about your life as a student in Ireland. It has been conducted since 2000 across 30 other European countries and is open to all students (except PhD students). Simply complete the survey for a chance to win a prize!|
|Come and watch this documentary on the European Right2Water campaign on Wednesday, 10 April at 12:00 in Quinn School Q011 - part of the UCD Spring Seminar Series 2019.
|We have some very exciting concerts taking place in April in the UCD Student Centre and at other off campus venues.
Go to our website for further information.|
|Dublin Bus have launched the new 155 bus route directly linking Bray, UCD, TCD, DCU, TU Dublin and IKEA, along with several large commuting suburbs on the route. For more information on the service, maps and frequencies please visit our website.|
|Lectures and labs are nearly completed, with exams still to do. We hope the semester has been rewarding and that you are all looking forward to a well-earned break from college. However, if you are feeling overwhelmed please contact your Student Adviser.
|Visit UCD's facility for experimental archaeology with Brendan O'Neill and learn how UCD's modern buildings are becoming more energy efficient with Fabiano Pallonetto. The walk will take place on 10 April at 1pm and leave from the main entrance of the UCD Restaurant. Visit our website for more information.|
|How are researchers working to ensure the availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all? Join our panel discussion to find out more - part of the UCD Sustainable Development Goal Seminar Series. The discussion will take place today, 9 April at 1 pm in room G80, Newstead Building.|
|Jane Delany (Newcastle University) will discuss how citizen science can empower individuals towards a shared goal of healthy and biodiverse seas. This talk will be held on Thursday, 11 April at 1pm in room G08, Agriculture Building. For more information, email email@example.com or visit our website.|
|Join us for a screening and prize-giving event for the Environmental Protection Agency's short film competition for secondary students to show the lifecycle of an everyday object. The event will take place today, 9 April at 12.45 pm in the Moore Auditorium.|
|Attend the UCD Science Soc Table Quiz on Monday, 15 April at 7pm in E2.16 Science Centre. Open to all UCD employees and students. Only €5 per person and lots of great prizes to be won! All proceeds going to CMRF Crumlin.|
|Volunteer for the UCD Lions Club annual summer party for the homeless community, Hope Fest, taking place on Saturday, 18 May from 12 - 3pm. Please complete the Google form on the bottom of the HopeFest web page if you are interested in taking part.|
|The UCD Student Update is published fortnightly on a Tuesday during the academic term by the Communications Office, UCD Registry.|