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Lifelong Learning Fee Concession

The UCD O'Brien Centre for Science in the evening


Autumn 2024/25

Applications for the Lifelong Learning Fee Concession for Autumn 2024 are currently closed. Please scroll down to see key opening and closing dates for 2024/25.

UCD Access & Lifelong Learning are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment on campus and to making learning more accessible to everyone in our community.

With that in mind, the Lifelong Learning Fee Concession provides complimentary places on any of our short-term, interest-based Lifelong Learning Courses 

You are invited to apply for one of these free places if you are from one or more target groups:

  • Mature student 
  • Students who are socio-economic disadvantaged 
  • Students who are members of the Traveller and Roma communities 
  • Students who are lone parents
  • Students who are members of the ethnic minorities (who are lawfully present in the state)
  • Students who hold further education qualifications 
  • Students with disability 
  • Part-time students 

And meet the financial criteria:

  • You have a total yearly household income of less than €25,000 


Applications for Autumn 2024-25:

Opens - 16th August 2024

Closes - 27th September 2024 at 5pm


Applications for Spring 2024-25:

Opens -  8th January 2024

Closes -  28th February 2024 at 5pm


For more information please contact us at all@ucd.ie

If you are ineligible for this support, please keep in mind that we do offer discounts for students who are in-receipt of a social welfare payment or non-contributory pension. Please give us a call to book using this discounted rate.