SISWeb Update

Later on today a new look and feel will be applied to the SISWeb student portal. This is purely a cosmetic change, adopting the more modern look that we have on the UCD website. There will be no impact to the SISWeb menu items, content or functionality.

Staying Motivated

Goals can help motivation. At this time of year, it can be helpful to evaluate existing goals and try some new ones. There are some helpful tips on our website. Your Student Adviser is also here if you need advice or help.

New Teaching & Learning Awards: Nominate Now

UCD is calling on students to nominate faculty and staff who have made an outstanding contribution in the pursuit of teaching excellence and the enhancement of student learning. Nominations close on Sunday, 5 March.

ISSE Irish Survey of Student Engagement

The 2017 ISSE Irish Survey of Student Engagement is now open for responses for UCD Students from 20 February – 12 March 2017. Students in first year, final year and taught postgraduates (only) will receive email invitations to take part.

UCD Smurfit School Scholarships – applications close 15 March

UCD Smurfit School is delighted to offer a range of scholarships for UCD students looking to start a Business Masters in 2017. Worth up to €10,000, our merit based scholarships are awarded to academically exceptional students. Find out more and apply online.

Call for applications for the Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference 2017 at the University of Edinburgh

UCD undergraduate students in year 2 and above are invited to apply for travel scholarships to attend the Universitas 21 Undergraduate Research Conference on ‘Future Societies, Global Citizens’ at the University of Edinburgh on 26 – 30 June 2017. For more info check out our website.

Colours Week Lunchtime Student Tag Rugby Blitz

Running over three lunchtimes, on 4, 5 & 6 April, this is a free, fun student event. No experience necessary, all equipment is supplied. Register a team today. See what it's all about! Brought to you by UCD RFC & UCD Sport.

Try Something Different

UCD Alumni Relations invites you for breakfast on International Women’s Day, We run a full programme of events most of which are free of charge.

Thinking about a Business Masters?

Meet the Smurfit Admissions team on campus at UCD O’Brien Science Centre on Wednesday, 22 February to learn more about our Business Masters and Scholarships available for STEM & other non-business graduates. Register today!

UCD Volunteer Fair

Volunteering work is a crucial and valuable experience for students across all academic disciplines. The UCD Volunteering Fair matches organisations with UCD. If you want to work as a volunteer at home or abroad, you'll find something here for you.

Microsoft Office 2013 training - check upcoming course dates

Did you know you can avail of free Microsoft Office 2013 training? Once completed you can also sit a free exam to qualify for Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) accreditation. See our course lists and schedule.

Writing Centre is now open for one-to-one consultations

Whether you are working on an essay, a literature review, a research paper or any other assignment, having another 'pair of eyes' to read through your work is always helpful. Come to the Writing Centre and we'll help you improve your writing. The sessions are free. You can be booked online or just pop on in! Have a look at our website for more information.

In The Heights presented by UCD Musical Society

This four time Tony Award winning musical by Lin-Manuel Miranda is coming to Astra Hall in UCD running from Tuesday, 28 February to Saturday, 4 March at 7:30pm nightly. Tickets available from €8/€10/€12 Member, Students and Non-Students.

Cultural outings with UCD Dramsoc

UCD Dramsoc presents two daily shows each week during term. 'Bump' shows at 2.00pm each day this week, with 'Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.' running each evening at 7.00pm. Full details are on Facebook.

Trad Masterclass with Mohsen Amini

Mohsen Amini, BBC Radio Scotland's Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2016 from Glasgow is a fast growing name in the traditional world. He's coming to UCD on Thursday, 23 February to give a workshop with a focus on ornamentation and arrangement techniques. This workshop is suitable for all instruments.

Bob Gelfdof visits UCD Societies

Lead singer of The Boomtown Rats, co-founder & organiser Live Aid; co-writer ‘Do They Know it’s Christmas?’; political activist Geldof visits UCD Law Society & UCD Economics Society this Thursday, 23 February. Full details are on Facebook.

Extensive range of interactive Library workshops for UCD researchers

Workshops on social media, ORCID, mapping your data, using Google Tools, and searching for systematic reviews are just some of what we have on offer this Semester. See our timetable and book your place today.
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