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University College Cork (UCC)

 
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Student Stats Number of Students 19,050
Undergraduate : Postgraduate 78% : 22%
Male : Female 43% : 57%
Full Time : Part Time 84% : 16%

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5 reviews

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4.3
College 
 
4.2  (5)
Area of Study 
 
4.0  (4)
Campus Facilities 
 
4.0  (4)
Accommodation 
 
4.0  (4)
City Life/Social Scene 
 
4.5  (4)
Student Services 
 
4.0  (4)
Clubs and Societies 
 
4.8  (4)
Sports Facilities 
 
4.5  (4)
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Emmanuel
Overall rating 
 
2.9
College 
 
2.0
Area of Study 
 
2.0
Campus Facilities 
 
3.0
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2.0
City Life/Social Scene 
 
3.0
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3.0
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4.0
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4.0

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Course Studied
Epidemiology and Public Health
I am
Graduated
Year of Graduation
2015
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marion fahey
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5.0
College 
 
5.0
Area of Study 
 
5.0
Campus Facilities 
 
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

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Course Studied
Public health
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Graduated
Year of Graduation
2014
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Jay
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5.0
College 
 
5.0
Area of Study 
 
5.0
Campus Facilities 
 
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0

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BA Arts
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Currently in College

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Beautiful Campus, Lovely People, Helpful Lecturers and Tutors, and so many great things about this college. I couldn't have chosen a better College in my opinion. I would recommend it to anyone and everyone with an opportunity to go.
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Perfect.
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4.0
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Course Studied
Social Science BSocSc
I am
Currently in College
Year of Graduation
2018

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Area of Study
Social sciences
Favourite: Social Policy, lovely department, amazing lecturers, excellent tutors, everyone is so kind and helpful.
Least favourite: Social Practice and the Social Professions. The lecturers were unhelpful, difficult to deal with, poor at teaching and completely unsympathetic
Campus Facilities
Library is not big enough for the amount of students in the college and there isn't nearly enough sockets. The range of material is excellent for my course. The smart card system is annoying and inconvenient for students, especially since they removed the ability to top up by coin. It should be limited to library services and printing only.
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City Life/Social Scene
Cork is an amazing city, simple as.
Student Services
The smart card is infuriating and stupid, all other services are fab.
Clubs and Societies
We have something for everyone. I particularly love the college feminist society and LGBT society.
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OnTheUp!
Overall rating 
 
4.1
College 
 
5.0
Area of Study 
 
4.0
Campus Facilities 
 
3.0
Accommodation 
 
4.0
City Life/Social Scene 
 
5.0
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3.0
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5.0
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4.0

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Course Studied
Law and French
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Currently in College

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College
UCC itself is wonderful. It's a highly respected University internationally. UCC was a very relaxed university I found, I really do miss it's atmosphere!
Area of Study
I'm doing Law and French. No regrets about choosing this course - it'd still be my number one choice if I was filling out the CAO again.
Campus Facilities
I find the facilities very good. But then again I do the majority of my studying at my apartment. The library/computer suites always become crowded around exam time and can be difficult to get a place to work!
Accommodation
If you can afford it then I'd recommend getting student accommodation in 1st year rather than moving into private rented housing. Its much easier to to make friends and settle into life at college. The only downside can be the price which could be much higher than private renting.
City Life/Social Scene
Cork's a beautiful city and I'd rank it right up there with Galway as being the best Irish college city
Clubs and Societies
Clubs and societies in UCC are brilliant and there's always something to do
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