• Dr Muireann Ní Raghallaigh (Chair) -School of Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice
  • Charlotte Bryne - Irish Refugee Council
  • Professor Joe Carthy - College of Science Administration Office
  • Dr Mark Coen - School of Law
  • Professor Bryan Fanning - School of Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice.
  • Dr Bairbre Fleming - Access and Life Long Learning
  • David Kelly - Finance Office
  • Caroline Mangan - UCD Global
  • Dr Paul McCabe- School of Biology and Environmental Science
  • David Ngige - Access Leader and Sanctuary Awardee
  • Aisling O’Grady - Student Advisory Service
  • Ruairí Power - Student Union
  • Dr Liam Thornton - School of Law
  • Neil Clancy - Human Resources (HR)
  • Jacqueline Mahon - UCD Foundation
  • Mark McDonnell - UCD Foundation
  • Dr Graham Finlay - School of Politics and International Relations
  • Professor Maria Baghramian -  School of Philosophy
  • Lara Morais - UCD Global
  • Marcellina Fogarty - EDI Unit
  • Joanna O’Keeffe - EDI Unit


The purpose of this group is to oversee the implementation of the commitments made under by UCD under its University of Sanctuary status and to engage with the National University of Sanctuary Ireland Committee.

The group will address the wider challenges experienced by those who are from a refugee, asylum seeking and other forced migration background and investigate the development of a process in relation to academics from a forced migration background coming to UCD. 

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Terms of Reference

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