UCD Graduate Open Day 2018

Students in final year are invited to the UCD Graduate Open Day on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 from 4.30pm to 8.00pm in O'Reilly Hall. The event will give you an opportunity to explore all your options in terms of graduate education in UCD, as well as hearing about fees & funding, admissions and from past UCD Graduates. Register for the event today!

Apply to become a Residential Assistant (RA) for 2018/19

UCD Residences currently has 80 RA positions available for the academic year 18/19. The RA role offers an excellent opportunity for skills development and enhancing your CV - all with the added benefit of subsidized accommodation. The closing date is Monday, 12 February 2018 at 12 noon. Apply today.

Healthy UCD Calendar of Events

Check out the Healthy UCD Calendar of Events to find out what health events are happening across campus and beyond. For further info or to submit an event please email healthyucd@ucd.ie

UCD Student Support Fund Now Open

The Student Support Fund (SSF) is a means-tested fund intended to help any UCD student who is currently registered to a full-time or part-time course who are experiencing financial challenges in college as a result of ongoing low income. More information is available on our website.

Google Filestream to replace Google Drive Desktop Sync Tool

Google File Stream will fully replace the Google Drive desktop sync tool on Saturday, 12 May. If you use this sync tool you may see pop-up messages about this from 30 January onwards. Please refer to our Google Drive support page for more info.

Be inspired

The UCD Women in Leadership Conference 2018 in association with Arthur Cox takes place on Thursday, 8 February in O’Reilly Hall, Belfield. Student tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite with a valid student ID.

UCD Library Subject Guides: a New Look for the New Year

UCD Library subject guides have had a makeover! The guides are designed to bring you key information and resources for your subject area. Find your subject guide on our Students page.

The Power of Positive Parenting: Free Triple P Seminar for staff & students, C006 UCD Health Sciences 1-2pm 14 Feb

The seminar will focus on common problems faced by families with children up to 12 years and will be led by professionals from Triple P. More seminars on parenting by UCD CHilD Research Centre from Feb to May 2018. These seminars funded by SPARC.

Can you knit or crochet? Want to put your creative talents to good use for charity? Join UCD Purl Jam!

Interested in putting your creative knitting/crocheting talents to good use? Join UCD Purl Jam - a SPARC-funded collaboration between staff and students. Weekly meetups. Check out our website or contact niamh.nestor@ucd.ie or catriona.keane@ucd.ie for more information.

2018 Spring Festival Gala Ireland

Whether you are an avid fan of Shaolin Kungfu, or enthusiast of Chinese traditional singing and dancing, the Spring Festival Gala Ireland 2018 is not a show to be missed. The gala show at the Convention Centre Dublin will be the climax of their grand European tour. You can purchase tickets online or view our Facebook page for more information.

Exhibition Opening by artist Méadhbh O'Connor, featuring a short film by Brian Duggan with live score by David Bremner

UCD Parity Studios in partnership with UCD Ad Astra Academy Performing Arts Scholars warmly invites you to the opening of Climate Simulator, a solo exhibition by Méadhbh O'Connor, featuring the Premier Performance of Demonstrable Progress, a film by Brian Duggan with live score by David Bremner at 5.30pm on 15 February in the The Atrium (fourth floor) O' Brien Centre for Science, UCD.

Choral Scholars present Irish premiere of Earley's The Body of the Moon

On 18 January 2018 UCD Choral Scholars presented a joint concert at St Ann's Dawson Street with the Pacific University Chamber Singers from Oregon, Portland, which featured the Irish premiere of Dr Desmond Earley's piece entitled The Body of the Moon.

Final Call : Nomination's close Today for the 2018/19 UCD President's Awards

Do you know a student who deserves recognition for their contribution to student life in UCD? Nominate your candidate online today as lines are closed tonight.
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