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Life in Dublin

Dublin is one of Europe's most vibrant cities, featuring a warm, welcoming, safe atmosphere and a rich history. With museums, cultural sites, cafés, galleries, markets and a thriving nightlife, you'll never be short on things to do. Situated on the east coast of Ireland with beaches, cliff walks and mountain hikes it's the perfect setting for your next step.

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Welcome to UCD

Welcome to UCD - the 'university of destination' for international students coming to Ireland and discovering where their ambition might take them. UCD is the largest university in Ireland and is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide. The university is globally recognised for its excellence in teaching and learning, and is ranked #1 in terms of graduate employability.
With a modern, beautiful campus and featuring lecturers and professors amongst the best in their fields, join over 8,000 international students studying at Ireland's global university.

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  • Orientation

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I was surprised to find that Dublin and UCD are very, very diverse. I really like the system of tutorials - reviewing our lecture and having an open discussion....

Razaan Choirilfadl

Arts & Humanities


This course made me consider issues such as the elimination of waste, the pursuit of zero hunger – it is quite practical because you can actually make...

Ting Yu Gong

Masters, Food Engineering


I wanted to study overseas to get exposure: interacting with people from different backgrounds and experiences. I found that UCD was the most diverse university...

Felix Mugizi

Masters, Education


As a result of this course I am equipped with specialised knowledge including humanitarian law, management in humanitarian action, how to run a humanitarian...

Oanh Vo Thi Kieu

Masters, Humanitarian Action


Study-wise the course modules and lectures have been brilliant. The Professors have been really helpful, going beyond what they need to do to support...

Sai Marripudi

Masters, Food Engineering

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