University College Cork


The University College Cork is an integral institute of the National University of Ireland. Created on 1845, UCC was founded as one of three Queen's College Cork. The University is unrivalled in the standard and quality of its academic programs based on its following four colleges.

  • Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences
  • Business and Law
  • Medicine and Health
  • Science, Engineering and Food Science

This University is one of the prominent research institutions in Ireland, and the research income of UCC is consistently the highest in Ireland. The University College Cork hosts several renowned research centres, including Environmental Research Institute, Tyndall National Institute, Boole Centre, and Alimentary Pharmabiotic Center.

The vision of the University College Cork is to be a world-class institute that inks the region to the world. UCC's central roles are to preserve, communicate and create knowledge and to enhance cultural, intellectual, economic, and social life regionally, locally, and globally. In an atmosphere with parity of esteem for research, teaching and learning and where students are the highest priority.


UCC has a student body of over 15,000 Undergraduates and almost 5000 Postgraduates. This institute has over 700 academic staff employed. University College Cork has a global reputation, with over 3,000 students hailing yearly from over 100 countries. Foreign students are part of a multi-cultural and dynamic community of students and academics.

UCCSU (UCC Students' Union) is the representative body of 17,00 students studying at the University. The University has over 100 active societies and 50 sports clubs. There are charitable, academic, political, creative role-playing/gaming, social and religious societies and clubs incorporating martial arts, field sports, watersports, indoor and outdoor individual and team sports.

Regular activities of societies at University College Cork include charity. Surgeon Noonan society raises over 100,000 euros annually. WARPS (War Gaming and Role-Playing Society) raised 10,000 euros through the international gaming convention Warpcon. A Chuallacht is the Irish language and culture society of the University. Created in 1912, this society promotes and endorses the Irish language.


UCC's Campus Accommodation is available for all students at the university. First Year incoming students can select one of five apartment complexes on campus or privately owned student apartment complexes. Many students also opt out of house shares or renting private space.

The University offers accommodation through a subsidiary company named UCC DAC. It operates 5 housing complexes, including Mardyke Halls (48 beds/ 14 apartments) and Castlewhite Apartments (298 beds/63 flats).


Following are the global rankings of University College Cork.

  • By Q.S. World Ranking, University College Cork ranks 303.
  • According to Times Higher Education Ranking, University College Cork is 251-300.
  • U.S. News and World Report rank University College Cork at 392.


University College Cork
College Rd, University College, Cork, Ireland.

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