Provisional Exam Results

Your provisional exam results including provisional Stage GPA will be available on SISWeb no later than 2pm on Wednesday, 24 January. Final results including final Stage and Award GPA, where required, will be available on SISWeb no later than 2pm on Thursday, 15 February.

Refreshers Day 2018 - Clubs & Societies Day! #GetInvolved

Refreshers' Day is your chance to visit each of the UCD Sports Clubs and UCD Student Societies, sign-up and get involved in all that UCD student activities have to offer. Refreshers' Day takes place on 31 January from 10am -4pm in the Astra Hall, UCD Student Centre. With over 80 societies and 55 sports clubs, there is something for everyone!

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!

UCD Library Opening Hours

Please check the library's opening hours for the period from 22 January till 11 March on our website. We resume weekend opening hours this Saturday, 27 January. Welcome back to campus!

New Semester, New Start

Welcome back. If last semester didn’t go well try not to dwell on it. This is a New Semester and a New Start. If you need advice on how to make the best of this semester contact your Student Adviser.

IT Services supporting Safer Internet day, 6 February

In support of Safer Internet Day, Tuesday, 6 February 2017, UCD IT Services IT Security experts will be manning a stand from 11:30 - 1:30pm in the O'Brien Centre for Science, Ground Floor. Drop by with any IT security questions.

UCD ALL Student Experience 2018

UCD Access & Lifelong Learning will host Student Experience days for schools, Further Education Colleges & Adult Learners in our target communities on 20-22 February 2018. Prospective students will spend 1 day on campus with a UCD student. More information is available on our website.

Niteline Listening Service Returns to UCD

UCD Student Services are delighted to announce the return of Niteline’s late night listening & information service for UCD students. The service is available every night in term (9pm - 2.30am) & offers both online chat messaging and phone assistance on 1800 793 793.

Building works are taking place in the James Joyce Library during Semester 2

​We apologise for building works and noise in the library this semester. These works are necessary to develop a ​new student learning space​ beside the escalator/Short Loan collection area - available in Summer 2018. See our Projects page for more information.

UCD Smurfit School Open Evening - 7 February 2018

This event is an excellent opportunity for prospective students from both business and non-business backgrounds to gain an insight into the Masters courses offered at Ireland's leading business school. The Open Evening takes place from 4pm - 7pm on Wednesday, 7 February on UCD Smurfit School campus. Check out our website for more details.

Experience a new sports recovery strategy in UCD

Researchers in the UCD Institute for Sport & Health are recruiting volunteers for a study involving a new sports recovery strategy. Volunteers must be male, aged 18-35, and involved in team sports. For more information watch this short video or email

Try Yoga as Gaeilge for a Relaxing Start to Bliain na Gaeilge 2018!

Register now for a 6-week Irish language yoga course, Monday, 29 January – 5 March, 1-2pm. Staff, students and members of the public welcome. / B’fhiú clárú do chúrsa ióga 6-seachtaine chun tú a chur ar do shuaimhneas do Bhliain na Gaeilge 2018. More information is available on our website.

Announcing UCD's Future VLE

We are delighted to announce that D2L - Brightspace has been chosen as the new future virtual learning environment for UCD. Thank you to all students who took part in our survey. You will be updated as implementation plans progress. Read more on our website.

UCD Sport February Mid-Term Camp 2018

UCD Sport February Camp will run from Monday, 12 February to Friday, 16 February for children aged 4-12 years. Bookings for the full week can be made via our website or for daily rates call our reception on 01 716 3839.

Relay for Life Launch 2018

The launch of the annual Relay for Life fundraiser in aid of the Irish Cancer Society will take place on the Tuesday, 30 January from 10am-4pm outside James Joyce Library. Join us for an opportunity to learn more about the 24hr fundraiser, sign up teams and donate vital funds.

Summer of Love: UCD Symphony Orchestra performs Sgt Pepper with the Bootleg Beatles

The UCD Symphony Orchestra performs the complete Sgt Pepper album and more with the world's most celebrated covers band the Bootleg Beatles at the Bord Gais Energy Theatre on Sunday, 25 February 2018. Special discount with the code UCD2018. Book here.

Looking for your Ideal Internship?

January is the perfect time to sit down and set out some career focused goals for the year ahead. Don't miss your chance to explore Internships and network at the upcoming Internships fair on Thursday, 1 February! Check out our blog for more information!

Bígí ag Léamh as Gaeilge i mBliana – Bliain na Gaeilge 2018!

Ar mhaith leat leabhair a léamh as Gaeilge? Bíonn an Club Leabhar ar siúl gach Céadaoin i Nasc 2, Leabharlann James Joyce, 5.45 - 6.45pm. Tá an club oscailte do mhic léinn, do bhaill foirne na hollscoile agus don phobal.

UCD Smurfit School Pop-up Stand at UCD Quinn School - Wednesday 31 January

This is a great opportunity to learn more about the wide range of Business Masters and scholarships, which are available for UCD students at UCD Smurfit School. The event will be held from 12pm - 2pm on Wednesday, 31 January in the UCD Quinn School, Belfield. You'll find more information on our website.

UCD Sport Multi Sport Camp Coach Positions Available

UCD Sport Multi Sport Camps are seeking enthusiastic sports coaches for their upcoming February, Easter and Summer Camps offered to children aged 4-12 years. If you have a passion for sport and relevant experience please email your CV to For more information check out our website and Facebook page.

UCDVO Development Film Series - Free event in the UCD Cinema

Five high quality feature documentary films on subjects relating to development and global justice issues. The series is located in the UCD Student Centre Cinema for five consecutive Mondays beginning the 29 January – 26 February 2018 at 6pm. Each screening is followed by a Q&A session with a guest speaker and pizza. All welcome! Please reserve a seat online.

Brush up on your Irish for Bliain na Gaeilge 2018!

Bliain na Gaeilge 2018 celebrates the Irish language, both nationally and internationally. Register now for a free course in spoken Irish. Classes offered at 4 levels, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 5:15 – 7pm.

UCD Cinema is Back

Wonder, The Florida Project and Paddington are kicking off the Semester 2 programme at UCD Cinema. Tickets for students are only €5. Book your ticket today.
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