Meatless Monday – what’s it all about?


“Meatless Monday” is a global movement aimed at encouraging everyone to eat meat-free one day a week.  44 countries worldwide take part in this campaign, and UCC is playing its part.  On Meatless Monday, the main restaurant will offer meatless meal options for students and staff that wish to take action to help our environment. [...]

UCC ranks in world’s top ten “green” universities


UCC’s position as a globally leading “green” university has once again been recognised with a top ten position in the UI Green Metric World University Ranking.  Achieving an impressively creditable 9th out of a total of 619 universities worldwide, UCC’s position in the UI Green Metric represents a global ranking of sustainability activities across operations, [...]

Green Campus Newsletter – Autumn 2017


The last number of months have been busy for UCC Green Campus.  Highlights have included the launch of our "Ditch the Disposables" campaign, as well as welcoming a new group of UCC Green Campus interns to the programme.  We are also celebrating ten years since UCC began the journey to becoming a Green Campus, [...]

Green Campus Newsletter – 2016


UCC Green Campus Newsletter Read UCC's Green Campus Newsletter and get involved!‌‌   Follow this link to the Green Campus Newsletter for September 2016.

UCC to create student hub in €15m extension


UCC to create student hub in €15m extension Work began on Wednesday 6th July on a one-stop shop for most student services in an extension to one of University College Cork’s oldest buildings - the Windle Building. More can be read about the extension on the Irish examiner Follow: to keep up to date [...]

UCC Sustainability Strategy Launch


UCC Sustainability Strategy Launch On Friday 17th June, President Michael Murphy launched the 2016 UCC Sustainability Strategy.  UCC is regarded as Ireland's 'Green University' and in combination with the University's Strategic Plan 2013-2017 the implementation of this Sustainabilty Strategy will further enhance this reputation and performance. To download the Strategy please click on the [...]

Eco Eye Visits the New Beaufort Building at Ringaskiddy


UCC General Services have raised €9259 for wonderful Cork Charity, Penny Dinners The UCC General Services team have raised an incredible €9259 for Cork Penny Dinners. Pictured above presenting a a cheque for €9000 to Caitriona Twomey of Cork Penny Dinners last Friday, 18th December, the total tally of €9259 is now in. A [...]

The 700th UCC Cycle-to-Work Bicycle Sold


The 700th UCC Cycle-to-Work Bicycle Sold Birgit Greiner recently became the 700th person to purchase a bike through the Cycle-to-Work Scheme here in UCC since the scheme started in 2009. Birgit was presented with a little gift voucher for Victoria Cross Cycles and some safety accessories. Birgit is a senior lecturer in public health and [...]

UCC Beaufort Building, Ringaskiddy


UCC Beaufort Building, RingaskiddyThe new Beaufort Research Centre will officially be opened on Saturday, 11th July 2015 by An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.