International Students

UCD welcomes over 4500 students from outside of Ireland across Undergraduate, Graduate and exchange programmes. The Sutherland School of Law is dedicated to education and research on an international level and welcome students from all parts of the world into our academic community.

Listed below are all of the Undergraduate and Graduate progammes on offer plus links to any further information you may require as an International student. To get an idea of what it is like to study law in the Sutherland School of Law, you may also wish to view our School video which features student interviews and showcases the excellent facilities in our bespoke law school building on the Belfield campus. View here.

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Undergraduate (Primary/Bachelors degree)

EU Applications

For EU and EEA applicants, application for admission to undergraduate courses should be made via the Central Applications Office (CAO). Applications are considered for admission to the first year of full degree courses only. Forms are available on request from September each year, but application may also be made on-line www.cao.ie from early November. The normal closing date is 1 February. Central Applications Office Tower House, Eglinton Street, Galway, Ireland. Phone: +353-91-509800, Fax: +353-91-562344

For more information please consult the International Office Entry Requirments Page

Non-EU Applications

Applicants presenting qualifications gained outside Ireland are assessed for admission purposes on an individual basis by our Overseas Selection Committee. Admission is on a competitive basis. Entry criteria are currently being reviewed and more detailed information will be available in the coming months.

For more information please consult the International Office Entry Requirements Page

 

The International Office is pleased to welcome you to Ireland and particularly Dublin. Take time to experience the city’s vibrant life and culture – be sure to explore this cosmopolitan European city and the multitude of activities on offer. You will find that the more you seek, the more you will discover.

Student Adviser

Student advisers provide support for all students during their university experience. Located in all colleges, student advisers work in conjunction with the chaplains and representatives of the academic and administrative staff.

Student advisers are here to help you make your time at UCD as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible. You can contact them in relation to personal, social or practical issues. From simple requests for information to more confidential and serious matters, they will give you the time and space to talk things through.

Student advisers strive to:

  • Promote social, academic and personal development of students.
  • Serve as a resource for students and staff about student support services available in the university, such as the Student Health Service, Chaplains, Students’ Union.
  • Provide an open-door policy; meeting individual students and advising them on personal, social, or practical matters and where necessary, referring students to other team members, to the central support services or to the Student Health Service.

For contact details of student advisers please visit www.ucd.ie/advisers

International Student Adviser

International students can contact their school adviser or the International Student Adviser, Ms. Carl Lusby. Carl is available to assist international students with personal, academic or practical problems, from simple requests for information to more serious matters.

All members of the International Office are also available to assist you, so please do not hesitate to contact us.

Ms. Carl Lusby
International Student Adviser
Room C2.16, Health Science Centre 
Tel: +353 1 716 6632/8406
Email: carl.lusby@ucd.ie

Disability Support Services

UCD aims to provide an accessible and inclusive environment for all students. If you have a disability and require assistance, please inform the International Office well before your arrival. The Disability Support Service (DSS) works with students who require additional support. The Disability Officer works in co-operation with all colleges to include the needs of students with a disability in the provision of all services within the university.

Supports include the following:

  • Accessible accommodation
  • Library assistance
  • Assistive technology
  • Materials in alternate format
  • Learning support
  • Irish sign language interpreters
  • Note-taking service
  • Alternative examination arrangements

To avail of the supports provided by DSS, students are invited to register with the service as early as possible in the year. All students must provide adequate documentation detailing their disability. DSS will discuss with the student all the relevant supports and make appropriate recommendations. It is important to note that supports offered are in line with available funding and Irish best practice.

Disability Support Services (DSS) 
Level 1, Library Building
Tel: +353 1 716 7565
Email: dss@ucd.ie

Chaplains

The university chaplains also act as student advisers. An open-door policy exists to enable students to seek assistance, especially in times of distress, illness and bereavement. There is particular attention given to students’ special needs at the beginning and the end of the academic year. A referral system is directed towards academic sources. Availability to students is seen as a priority at all times.

The main chaplains’ office is situated at G002 in the Newman Building.
You can make an appointment by calling Anne Tynan on 01 716 8372, email anne.tynan@ucd.ie or simply drop in.

Please visit www.ucd.ie/chaplain for more information.

Prayer Rooms

There is a prayer room supported by the Islamic Society in UCD, this is located in Woodview House.

Niteline

Niteline is a voluntary student-run telephone listening and information service for students. The volunteers come from UCD, TCD, RCSI and NCAD and remain anonymous within the student body. Callers can talk about any problems they might have whether it is personal, sexual or study-related. Both male and female volunteers are available and all calls are confidential.

Freephone 1800 793 793

www.ucd.ie/niteline

Racism

We do not tolerate racist language or behaviour at any level. If, during your stay with us, you feel that you have been subjected to any form of racial discrimination, please contact the International Office or your student adviser immediately.

The UCD School of Law offers the James Healy Masters Scholarship and The School of Law bursaries to fund full-time study.

For further details go to: http://www.ucd.ie/law/study/scholarships/

 

The International Office offers a number of scholarships to International students.

For further details go to: http://www.ucd.ie/international/study-at-ucd-global/coming-to-ireland/scholarships-and-funding/