Archive for UCD

12 graduates to benefit from €500,000 anonymous donation

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 21 March 2011 by Steve

“A €500,000 donation from an anonymous private donor will provide an opportunity for 12 graduates to attend UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School …” (more)

[Doireann McDermott, Silicon Republic, 21 March]

UCD retains Gannon Cup for fourth year as College secures clean sweep in rowing colours

Posted in Life with tags , on 18 March 2011 by Steve

“The men’s senior VIII rowing crew recorded an impressive four length lead to beat Trinity in the 64th Gannon Cup race on St Patrick’s Day …” (more)

[UCD News, 18 March]

UCD complete clean sweep

Posted in Life with tags , on 18 March 2011 by Steve

“Four colours races and four wins for UCD – the sweetest of all a victory in the Corcoran Cup for senior women which was made special by a tale of redemption …” (more)

[Liam Gorman, Irish Times, 18 March]

UCD 0-2 Derry City

Posted in Life with tags , on 12 March 2011 by Steve

“Derry City earned their first win of the Airtricity Premier Division season as Gareth McGlynn and Daniel Lafferty struck to see off UCD at the UCD Bowl on Friday night …” (more)

[RTÉ Sport, 11 March]

Universities fail to make global grade

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , on 10 March 2011 by Steve

“Ireland’s two biggest universities fail to rate among the world’s top 100 for teaching and research in the view of international academics. They are, however, among the top 26 in Europe, according to the latest global league table …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 10 March]

€1m plan will help graduates cook up a storm in exports

Posted in Life with tags , on 10 March 2011 by Steve

“UCD’s Smurfit Graduate Business School, in partnership with Bord Bia, has announced the launch of a €1m scholarship programme that will offer 25 students an opportunity to participate in a scheme designed to help increase the exports of the Irish food and drink industry …” (more)

[Independent, 10 March]

Hosts’ hopes dashed by defiant UCC

Posted in Life with tags , , on 5 March 2011 by Steve

SIGERSON CUP SEMI-FINAL UCC 0-13 UCD 0-11 UCC added another impressive scalp to their collection when they shocked the Sigerson hosts in a dramatic semi-final in Belfield yesterday …” (more)

[Irish Times, 5 March]