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Study in Ireland at UCD

Welcome to University College Dublin, Ireland’s global university, and most popular destination for international students. UCD is home to over 34,000 students, 29% of whom hail from outside of Ireland. Ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutes worldwide, and located in one of the safest and most welcoming cities in the world, UCD’s main campus offers state-of-the-art learning and living facilities, near to the bustling city centre and Ireland’s major business hubs.

UCD Belfield Campus

Explore the beautiful UCD campus in Belfield, Dublin.

Sreeram Chandralal

Whether you like traveling, hanging around with friends or getting involved in various activities, never refrain yourself from what you love to do to maintain a study-life balance. Be part of UCD societies and make friends. Dublin is a multicultural and cosmopolitan society with super-friendly locals. You will find a lot of activities and events like those from your home country. Getting involved in such activities will make your social connections wider and make life happier!

Sreeram Chandralal, India, Engineering

Why Study at UCD?

With a huge urban campus, state-of-the-art facilities, and the largest student body of any university in Ireland, UCD welcomes hundreds of new international students every year.

Our Students' Journeys

UCD students take many different roads to get to their goals. Here are just some of their stories!

Vicky's Story

Vicky's Story

V.V. Giri Scholar

Lauren's Story

Lauren's Story

Protecting Heritage

Ee Ann's Story

Ee Ann's Story

Musical Maestro

Sunday's Story

Sunday's Story

Environmental Protection

  • In the Beginning

    In 2016, Vicky graduated from Savitribai Phule Pune University in India. He was later awarded the prestigious V.V. Giri Scholarship to come to UCD.

  • Immersing Yourself!

    While in UCD, Vicky was the Public Relation Officer of the UCD Indian Society, Treasurer of the UCD Cricket Club and a Global Ambassador for UCD.

  • Living the Dream

    Graduating with an ME in Mechanical Engineering, Vicky now works for multinational Proctor & Gamble.

  • The Start of the Journey

    After graduating high school, started a BA in History at UCD.

  • Working at Stanford

    Upon graduation, returned to the USA to take up a position in Stanford University's Heritage Services.

  • Postgrad Studies

    Currently undertaking UCD's online Master's in World Heritage Management.

  • Up, Up and Away!

    Spent five years travelling the world as part of Singapore Airlines and Air Asia's cabin crew.

  • Musical Maestro

    Awarded a Global Excellence Scholarship to come to UCD to study for a BA in Music.

  • The Sky's the Limit

    Ee Ann is part of the UCD Choir, and wants to teach music for free to underprivileged children when he is financially stable.

  • Inspired by the World

    Sunday worked a Health, Safety and Environment Officer for a construction company in Nigeria, but identified a global environmental issue that inspired him to pursue a MSc in Environmental Policy at UCD.

  • The Irish Experience

    Thanks to a warm welcome and supports from the people at UCD, he settled quickly and success followed!

  • Working, and a PhD!

    Sunday currently works as an Environmental Officer with a Federal government authority in Nigeria, and is pursuing a PhD in his spare time.

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