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Student Partnership Programme

What is it?

The Student Partnership Programme is part of the University for All (UfA) initiative which recognises, promotes and values the breadth of talent, experience and contribution of all students, and creates an inclusive educational experience for all. UCD aims to do this through adopting Universal Design to mainstream inclusion and remove barriers for all students. This Programme aims to directly involve students as partners and empower them to advocate for an inclusive university.

Student Partners will undertake training in Universal Design for Inclusion and will work with Faculty Partners and Widening Participation Leads to raise awareness of and promote Universal Design within the student body. They will work with the University for All team to develop and facilitate training to their peers, creating a more inclusive educational experience for all students.

Student Partners will be appointed in September for the academic year 2023/24. 

If you have any queries please email universityforall@ucd.ie

Play your part in a University for All

Every member of UCD's community is responsible for inclusion - that includes you as a student! Here's what you can do:

  1. Be respectful of everyone in our community and always treat others with dignity. This includes the way we speak with and about one another
  2. Chat with other students and step outside your comfort zone. Talk to anyone you observe standing alone or who appears anxious and strike up a conversation. This is how we create a welcoming environment.
  3.  Don’t make assumptions about others. Although we are all here now, you never know what path someone else has took to get here. By being open minded, we can learn a lot from others.  
  4. Remember that everyone is different and to acknowledge that we all can learn from each other, particularly those that are different from ourselves.

University for All

University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
E: UniversityforAll@ucd.ie