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University College Dublin - UCD


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Saturday, January 19, 2019
Architecture, Landscape Architecture and City Planning & Environmental Policy Open Day
11:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
MBA Experience Day
12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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About Us

UCD is Ireland's largest university and one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities; an environment where undergraduate education, masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic spectrum of activity.

The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of institutions world-wide. UCD is also Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from over 120 countries, and includes 5,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. 

Six Colleges and their constituent Schools make up the academic structure of UCD: 

The University's main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of more than 130 hectares and offers world-leading facilities including the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, UCD Sutherland School of Law, UCD Lochlan Quinn School of Business and UCD Student Centre.

Founded One Hundred And Sixty Years Ago, University College Dublin Has Continued To Make A Unique And Substantial Contribution To The Creation Of Modern Ireland.

As Ireland's largest university, with its great strength and diversity of disciplines, UCD embraces its role to contribute to the flourishing of Ireland; through the study and discussion of people, society, business, economy, culture, languages and the creative arts, as well as through research and innovation.

The University's Strategy 2015-2020 outlines the objectives and major strategic initiatives set in place in order to accomplish UCD's mission and vision for this era.

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Why us?

UCD is at the forefront of global knowledge, with a curriculum constantly informed by the latest research and driven by lecturers at the cutting edge of their disciplines. The curriculum can be adapted to your personal preferences through the unique flexibility of UCD Horizons.

92.5% of recently surveyed honours degree students entered employment or graduate study within 9 months of leaving UCD.

UCD has over 400 exchange partners worldwide and offers students opportunities.

UCD offers a choice of over 150 clubs and societies, a cinema, student residences, unrivalled sports facilities and a 50 metre swimming pool.

Located just 5km from Dublin City, UCD is a leafy, state of-the-art campus with woodland walks and several attractive lakes.


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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, January 29, 2019
MBA Experience Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Internships Fair 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
Open Evening at Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Saturday, February 16, 2019
Science, Computer Science and Actuarial and Financial Studies Open Day 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Science, BAFS and Computer Science 6th Year Open Day 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Science Transition Year Workshop 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Science Transition Year Workshops 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Friday, March 22, 2019
Submission of Veterinary Medicine Practical Experience 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Friday, March 22, 2019
Submission Date for Veterinary Medicine Practical Experience 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
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