Graduate student testimonials

UCD offers a variety of top-class, innovative graduate programmes. But don't just take our word for it; see for yourself!

View a selection of short videos below from some of our current and previous students. They will tell you in their own words about studying at UCD, in a variety of research and taught graduate programmes. 

Gráinne Daly: PhD

Gráinne Daly is an Irish Research Council funded PhD candidate at UCD, where she also teaches Creative Writing, and is a volunteer learning assistant in the Museum of Literature Ireland. Sport in creative Irish literature is her primary research interest. Winner of the UCD Maeve Binchy Travel Award 2019, her work has been published in numerous publications.

Darragh Moriarty: MA

Darragh Moriarty is a BA in Geography and Politics and MA in Politics and International Relations alumnus of UCD. Having graduated from UCD, Darragh has gone onto work in the office of the Taoiseach and is currently with the Institute of International and European Affairs. He is also Dublin City Councillor for the Labour Party.

Aisha Hamdulay: MSc

Aisha Hamdulay is a Transitional Justice and Human Rights practitioner who has worked in civil society in South Africa. Her roles have involved media, campaigns and community projects within the realm of urban land justice as well as women's rights, with a developing interest in 'the rule of law'. Aisha is currently completing a Master's degree in Humanitarian Action as a Kader Asmal-Cannon Collins Fellow.