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.
A warm welcome awaits you at UCD!
We are busy preparing to welcome our international students for September 2020. All that's missing from our wonderful campus is you!
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.
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!
Professor Denis Cusack
Professor Denis Cusack is Director of the Medical Bureau of Road Safety (National DUI Forensic Laboratory) in Dublin and Coroner (Death Investigation Magistrate) for the District of Kildare, Ireland.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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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