The UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice is proudly supporting our Social Policy & Sociology undergraduate student Sarah McAuley and our recent Bachelors in Law and Social Justice alumnus Deirdre Duke as they compete with the Irish Hockey team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games! The team will compete in Oi Hockey Stadium from the 24th of July until the 6th of August. They are competing in Pool A alongside South Africa, The Netherlands, Germany, India and Great Britain. You can view the schedule here.

Sarah is one of four current UCD students competing at the Olympic Games along with Deirdre and 19 other Alumni and two incoming students starting in September.

Sarah is a member of the UCD Ad Astra Elite Sports Academy that supports the potential of sport athletes in their sporting and academic endeavours while studying at UCD.

You can follow Hockey Ireland at @irishhockey and the Irish Olympic Team at @TeamIreland

You can learn more about the BSocSc Social Policy and Sociology here and the Bachelors in Social Sciences and Law here.

All the best Sarah and Deirdre! We'll be cheering for you!