UCD: Rising to the Challenge

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UCD: Rising to the Challenge

Watch our video series to find out from UCD students and faculty how the university has risen to the challenge of the #COVID-19 pandemic.

 

 

UCD Accommodation: A Home for Students during COVID-19

UCD Estate Service's Suzanne Shorten chats about how UCD student accommodation and services, such as supermakets, remained fully open for students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Vidhi: Digital Marketing via Remote Learning

Digital Marketing student, Vidhi Saraswat, from India, takes you through her day studying her business course online - which she says has remained as interactive as ever!

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Aness: Living in UCD Accommodation During COVID-19

First year Engineering student, Aness Khalid, from Jordan, chats about why he chose to remain on in UCD student accommodation during COVID-19, and how the university provided online resources for him to complete his course.

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Yibo: Accessing my UCD course from China

Applied Linguistics student, Yibo Zhang, shows how she has been enabled by her UCD professors to access her online course from  China, after she returned home during COVID-19. Video recorded in April 2020.

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Dr Cillian de Gascun: Flattening the COVID-19 Curve

UCD's Dr Cillian de Gasun is Director of the National Virus Reference Lab and Chair of the Coronavirus Expert Advisory Group to the Irish government. He speaks about how all sectors have worked together to flatten the curve of the virus in Ireland.

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Mia and Marianne: Campus Supports during COVID-19

Animal Science student, Mia, and International Commerce student, Marianne, both from California, talk about the mny ways they see UCD rising to the challenge as they continue to live and study remotely in campus accommodation. 

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Fiona: UCD's Contact Tracing Centre

UCD Public Health student, Fiona Craven, gives us an insight into the work of the volunteer COVID-19 Contact Tracing Centre based in UCD - the first statellite contact tracing centre in Ireland.

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Emily: A Day in the Life in Campus Accommodation

History and Politics student, Emily Acheson from Ireland, gives us a glimpse into life in UCD Campus Accommodation during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Grace: Architecture via Remote Learning

Architecture student, Grace Eaton, from Connecticut, shows how she has been enabled by UCD lecturers to continue her degree working from her basement in the USA!

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Ethan: Completing Commerce from California

First year Commerce student, Ethan Kos, is completing his Commerce course from his home in California and sees UCD 'rising to the challenge' both for him and other international students.

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UCD Community: Working Together for Students

Niamh Moore Cherry, Vice-Principal Teaching and Learning at UCD School of Social Sciences & Law, explains how the UCD community is working together to ensure students' learning journeys are as engaging as ever during the COVID-19 emergency. 

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UCD Rises to the Challenge.

UCD President, Professor Andrew Deeks, sees staff, faculty, students and volunteers working together and rising to the challenge of COVID-19.

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