Archive for 20 November 2009

Strike, Tuesday

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 20 November 2009 by Steve

“All TCD lectures for next Tuesday cancelled.” (tweet)

[Conor Houghton, Twitter, 20 November]

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UCC IT building floods

Posted in Life with tags , on 20 November 2009 by Steve

“Apparently water was at 3 inches in the new UCC IT building ground floor – the pcs are shelved at 5 inches high – every inch counts!” (tweet)

[Joe Scanlon, Twitter, 20 November]

University lectures suspended as floods hit UCC

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , on 20 November 2009 by Steve

“Lectures at University College Cork will be postponed from Monday for a week. The cancellations are due to flood damage in a number of key buildings after water levels rose across the city overnight. The western edges of the city, including the land around UCC, were worst hit, with some roads impassable …” (more)

[BreakingNews.ie, 20 November]

UCC floods

Posted in Life with tags , on 20 November 2009 by Steve

“More flood pics down at UCC http://bit.ly/4dN7xh #corkfloods” (tweet, flickr link)

Emergency Flooding Notification

Posted in Life with tags , on 20 November 2009 by Steve

“Lectures at UCC will be postponed from Monday next (November 23rd 2009) due to flood damage in a number of key buildings. Classes will resume as normal on Monday (November 30th 2009) …” (more)

[UCC, 20 November]

IT lecturers only spend 16 hours teaching a week

Posted in teaching with tags on 20 November 2009 by Steve

“Lecturers in Institutes of Technology are only teaching 480 hours out of the 560 they are contracted to – and are paid extra to correct their exam papers. In ITs, they are generally working a 16-hour teaching week. Fianna Fail TD Brendan Keneally said this was ‘extraordinary’ …” (more)

[Michael Brennan, Independent, 20 November]

Cork floods

Posted in Life with tags , on 20 November 2009 by Steve

“UCC have cancelled all lectures: Official! Also, Grand Parade, North Main St under water …” (tweet)

[David O’Connell, Twitter, 20 November]