Semester 2 Exam Timetable now available

The Semester 2 exam timetable is now available on the Current Students website.​ ​An individualised exam timetable, including seat number​s​ for each exam​,​ will be made available in SISWeb on 11 April.

UCD Library extended opening hours from Monday, 3 April 2017

In the run-up to the revision and exams period, the James Joyce Library will be open longer on weekdays, and other UCD Library locations will have longer Saturday hours from 3 April - 21 May. See our complete opening hours schedule for details.

Become an Orientation Guide!

Orientation guides help us to welcome our new students every September. We're looking for 200 people to help over 3/4 days at the start of September 2017 to help give a big welcome to our new freshers. Guides receive t-shirts, hoodies and vouchers! Check out the website for more information.

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.

Stay safe on your mobile phone - tips to enhance your mobile phone security

It’s important to stay vigilant about cyber security when using your mobile device. Here are some ways you can protect yourself, your data and your phone.

Join the Fight Against Cancer and Relay for Life on 12 -13 April

UCD’s annual Relay for Life will take place this year on Wednesday, 12 - Thursday, 13 April in Devlin Park GAA Pitch to raise much needed funds for the Irish Cancer Society. Gather up your friends and help us beat the disease that beats so many. There will be plenty of entertainment, reflection, music, and lots more fun on the day so make sure you don’t miss out! Visit our Facebook page for more information.

Get Your Campus Accommodation Sorted for 2017/18 : RA Applications Open Now!

UCD is planning to recruit around 70 RAs for the 2017/18 academic year. Online applications for the role of Residential Assistant (RA) in 2017/18 is now open. If you are interested please apply online by 4pm on Tuesday, 11 April.

Gender Identity and Expression Policy (draft) Workshop – Friday, 7 April - Your voice is important!

A UMT Working Group was established in September 2016 to develop a Gender Identity and Expression Policy & Guidelines to contribute to the enhancement of an inclusive University environment. After reviewing best practice, the Group now wish to consult on these draft documents. You are encouraged to participate in this consultation process through a University-wide Workshop – please register online. Documents, workshop details and other confidential consultation options are available on our website.

Rás UCD 2017

The eighth Rás UCD 5K Road Race will start at 10.30am on Saturday, 8 April 2017. Online registration is now open. Ag 10.30am Dé Sathairn 8ú Aibreán 2017 a thosóidh an t-ochtú RÁS UCD - Rás Bóthair 5 ciliméadar. Is féidir Clárú ar líne anois.

All Aboard Digital Skills Week - events for staff, students and the community to explore a wide range of digital skills

Coordinated by UCD in the Community, UCD are hosting a range of events from Monday, 3 April to Saturday, 8 April including public lectures, interactive workshops, seminars and much more. Please register for the events here

International Action Research Colloquium 2017 | Registration now open

The Action Research Colloquium brings together people interested in action research from diverse fields including business, industry, tourism, education and health care. The 7th annual International Action Research Colloquium on “Appreciating Action Research” will be held at UCD on 29-30 June 2017. Find out more online.

UCD Staff & Postgraduate Tennis Club - Season kicking off on Wednesday

Time to dust off that tennis racket - come along and join the staff & postgraduate tennis club. Social tennis every Wednesday evening over the Summer, starting 5 April (6 pm). Great early bird membership rate of €50. Contact ucd.sptc@gmail.com or see our website.

You are invited ….

There are many great events for students coming up such as the Coaching and Learning Seminar, the UCD Classical Society Inaugural, UCD Ad Astra Academy Recital, and of course, the UCD Festival on Saturday, 10 June 2017. Check out our website for more information.

Coaching and Learning Cultures Seminar - Wed, 5 April, 6.30pm, Astra Hall

UCD Sport, DLR Sports Partnership & UCD Centre for Sports Studies have organised this seminar which will cover coaching styles, athlete engagement & processes designed to facilitate athlete learning & development at all levels. Attendance is FREE and is open to UCD students, staff, alumni and members of the local community. Check out our website for further information or to register.

SPARC: Making UCD a better place to learn, work and live

The 2016/17 SPARC projects are well underway with representation from students, faculty and staff, all working collaboratively on common goals, from promoting youth mental health to making UCD more accessible. For information on the aims, objectives and expected impact of this year's projects please check out the "Projects" section of the SPARC website

Post on our new Comments and Suggestions Board

Have a query, suggestion, compliment or complaint? Let us know by posting your note on our new comments board in the James Joyce Library. The board is located on a pillar near the Library Hub on Level 1. Find out more on our website.

Ó Thrácht go Twitter

Tabharfaidh an tOllamh P. A. Breatnach an léacht dheireanach sa tsraith 'Ó Thrácht go Twitter' Dé Máirt, 4 Aibreán ar 6in in B204 Newman arna eagrú ag Lárionad de Bhaldraithe do léann na Gaeilge. Professor P.A Breatnach will give the last lecture in the 'Ó Thrácht go Twitter' series on Tuesday, 4 April at 6pm in B204 Newman. Tuilleadh Eolais / More information

UCD College of Engineering & Architecture Postgraduate Open Evening

Are you considering a Postgraduate Masters in Engineering, Architecture, Planning or Environmental Policy this event on Tuesday, 4 April is not to be missed. Graduates and undergraduate students who are considering further studies are welcome. Find more information and register online.

Dean's Speaker Series - Kevin Cardiff, European Court of Auditors

Mr Kevin Cardiff from the European Court of Auditors will present 'Big Money, Ireland and Europe: Living with markets since the ‘80s’. Wednesday,12 April 2017, 11.30 – 12:00, UCD Smurfit School. Register here

The Patient Voice in Cancer Research III

Free registration is now open for the 3rd event in this series, on Wednesday, 12 April, for cancer survivors & their families, researchers, health care professionals and patient advocates to discuss placing the patient voice at the heart of the cancer research agenda.

Aspire Scholarships – deadline 29 April 2017

If you’re a graduate who thinks a business master’s degree is beyond your means, then you’ll be interested in the UCD Smurfit School Aspire Scholarship Programme for September 2017 entry. Find out if you could be eligible.

Citadel Dublin Datathon, Moore Auditorium, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, Saturday, 8 April, 8am - 6:30pm

Showcase your skills and talents and interact with exciting,real-world datasets! €25,000 to be won in cash prizes! The winning teams will be eligible to interview with our Citadel & Citadel Securities!

Planetary Urbanisation: New Shared Online Course for UCD Students

UCD is one of 25 universities in the Universitas 21 Network through which this free course is being offered to 1.3 million students. This is an amazing opportunity to share ideas and solutions with other students across the globe. More information is available online.

Scoláireachtaí Theach na Gaeilge 2017-'18 fógartha/Bord na Gaeilge Irish Languae Student Residence Scheme

Más mac léinn thú le fíor spéis i gcur chun cinn gníomhach na teanga agus má thaithíonn obair foirne leat, tabhair faoi ndear gurb é an 31 Márta 2017 an sprocdháta d'iarratas ar an gcomórtas do scoláireachtaí Theach na Gaeilge UCD 2017-'18 .

Corn Uí Chon Cheanainn 2017

Comórtas amhránaíochta ar an sean-nós do mhic léinn tríú leibhéal á óstáil ag UCD don tríú bliain as a chéile / A sean-nós singing competition for third level students hosted by UCD for the third consecutive year. Dé Sathairn, 8 Aibreán ar 2pm i Seomra Mhic Ghearailt / Saturday, 8 April at 2pm in the Fitzgerald Chamber. Tuilleadh eolais More information

UCD School of Music Upcoming Concerts and Recitals

UCD School of Music is delighted to share its schedule of concerts and recitals taking place in April.

Ailse: Cúis & Cosc/Cancer: Cause & Prevention, caint leis an Dr Daithí MacGiobúin

Beidh an caint seo á reáchtáil i Nasc 2, Leabharlann JJ, Dé Céadaoin, 5 Aibreán 7.00pm. Cuirfear fáilte roimh bhaill foirne agus mhic léinn araon. Beidh an deis ann duaiseanna a bhuachaint agus beidh soláistí ar fáil i ndiaidh na hócáide. This is the 3rd event in the series 'An Ghaeilge Bheo', a Bord na Gaeilge/UCD Library Sparc Initiative. It will be held in JJ Library, Link 2, Wednesday, 5 April, 7.00pm. Audience members will be entered into a draw for some excellent healthy prizes! Gach eolas/Details

UCD Sport Multi-Sport Easter Camp 2017

The camp takes place from Monday, 10 to Thursday, 13 April & Tuesday, 18 to Friday, 21 April from 10am-2.30pm. The camp caters for children aged 4-12 years with a range of sports/activities on offer. Our pre and post camp care is also available. To book your child's place please call our reception on 01 716 3839/3821. You can also find us on Facebook or take a look at our website for more information.

Oscar winning films continue at UCD Cinema

UCD Cinema has your study breaks covered with excellent films lined up over the next few weeks. Lion, Fences and Hacksaw Ridge are some of the big names, Irish film "Between Land and Sea" also screening for a limited run.
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