There is unfortunately no blueprint for happiness, but a maxim to think about is ‘create, don’t consume’. Fighting Words is where Dublin’s children and young teens can learn to express themselves, but also get to grips with the tools that make that expression possible. Numerous studies have indicated that it’s our experiences that give us the most satisfaction and not the things we accumulate. That’s not always easy to remember when faced with the new car purchase that will change our lives, or the dress that makes you look like a better, slimmer version of ourselves but in our hearts we know it’s true.
University College Dublin, the State’s largest university, plans to spend more than €300 million to build on-campus accommodation for 3,000 more students, doubling the student population living on site. The university’s newest apartment complex, Ashfield, opened yesterday, adding 354 student beds on the Belfield campus and bringing the total number of residential spaces to 3,164.
The Unpredictability & Excitement of Research - Science can be very unpredictable! 5 weeks into my 8 week internship as part of the UCD School of Physics Summer Internship Program, I found myself a little stuck. My project focused on Gamma-Ray Bursts (GRBs) – the most powerful electromagnetic explosions in the Universe that occur when a star collapses. Using data from the Swift and XMM Newton satellites, I was using X-Ray data to try and understand these bursts.
With 57% of the 35,000 international students in Ireland calling the region their home, Dublin has become a hub for international students seeking to undertake further education. This is as a result of a number of interconnected factors. Firstly, it’s a wealth of knowledge; we have a long-standing tradition as a learning hub and today we boast a wide array of third level institutions and courses to choose from. Also, being the only English speaking capital in the Eurozone, the region has become a focal point for learning English. However, it is not only Dublin’s exceptional commitment t
Dublin provides a friendly, warm and vibrant environment which not only allows you to accelerate your learning, but have fun doing so. With over 35,000 students within the region, Dublin has become a bustling energetic place that allows students to build new relationships, develop new social skills, and enjoy student life to the full. Don’t just take our word for it though. You can read students blogs below and we’ve also answered common questions.
Dublin has always had a long tradition of learning and academia, our oldest university Trinity College dates as far back as the 16th Century. Today, we boast a large and diverse range of both State and privately funded third level institutions. Providing an environment which caters for all who wish to further their education, studying in Dublin will give you access to a varied academic landscape. Our third level institutions provide opportunities to learn in such areas as Business, Finance, Science, Arts, ICT, Media, Education, Law and Medicine amongst others. If you are thinking about atte
National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation. Each year, during the last week of August, many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country
The Dublin Festival of History brings authors and historians of national and international renown to Dublin to lecture, debate and engage with audiences on history topics. The festival is aimed at anyone with an interest in history and who enjoys reading history for pleasure. The festival is managed by Dublin City Public Libraries.
Codemotion Dublin is a conference format designed for the programming community and is organised by developers for developers.
Royal Marine Hotel
DojoCon 2016 will take place from Friday, Oct 21st until Sunday, Oct 23rd. Events will take place in The Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire & the DLR Lexicon Library while socials will take place throughout the town. Attendees can look forward to high profile guest speakers, workshops, debates, demonstrations and of course highly enjoyable social evenings.
SportBusiness International magazine has ranked the MSc in Sport Management at UCD’s School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science 23rd in the world in its list of the top 25 Sport Business postgraduate programmes. The course scored well in terms of the number of graduates who secured employment in the sector after they had completed the course. Some 50 per cent of graduates gained full-time employment, became self-employed in the sector or registered for a sports-related PhD within 12 weeks of graduating. The international dimension of the course was also reflected in its score, with 33 per cent of its students in the 2015/2016 academic year coming from overseas, primarily China and the US.
A modern look at an historic university with blog posts from students.
You can search for a Primary, Post Primary or Special Education school by level, geographic area, ethos, language of instruction and gender.
Threshold Provides independent advisory and advocacy services to students when renting property.
Here you can find information on the wide array of options available to part time learners.
Giving an insight into all aspects of life at University College Dublin.