19th Annual Business Information Systems (BIS) Anthology launched in UCC

15 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Every year the Business Information Systems (BIS) programme in UCC invites students to showcase some of their creative work, and to express those sides of themselves less visible in their academic work, in an annual Anthology publication. This year’s Anthology, the 19th edition, titled ‘Out of Self’, which […]

28th Cork French Film Festival in Full Swing

28th Cork French Film Festival in Full Swing

9 March 2017 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie What: 28th Cork French Film Festival When: 5th – 12th March, 2017 The 28th Cork French Film Festival is in full swing after a glittery and glamorous opening event in St. Peter’s Cork, followed by the Preview screening of the high-profile biopic of the legendary French underwater explorer, […]

New Cork pharmacy technicians graduate from Irish Pharmacy Union course

New Cork pharmacy technicians graduate from Irish Pharmacy Union course

9 March 2017, Thursday By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie On Monday 6th March new pharmacy technicians enjoyed their graduation ceremony from a comprehensive two-year course, which is delivered and administered by the Irish Pharmacy Union. The course prepares pharmacy technicians to “assist pharmacists in ensuring the delivery of a high quality pharmacy service efficiently and safely […]

University College Cork School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Pharmacy & Pharmacology ranked in top 100 worldwide

9 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie UCC’s School of Nursing and Midwifery and the Pharmacy & Pharmacology have been ranked in the top 100 in the international QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 published this week. UCC has increased its number of subjects that feature in the top tier of QS Subject rankings […]

Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute of Technology wins award at Food Safety Assurance ceremony in RDS

7 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Department of Tourism & Hospitality at Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) has been recognised for excellence in food safety at the Food Safety Assurance award ceremony in the RDS, Dublin. They were amongst award-winners who received awards based on excellence across a number of criteria, including structural […]

Education Minister presents Cork Community Training Centres Award

7 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie The achievements of ‘Community Training Centres’ nationwide over the past 40 years were yesterday celebrated at a special ruby anniversary event in the Printworks Room of Dublin Castle. Representatives from Community Training Centres in Blackpool and Mayfield, were on hand to receive a specially-commissioned plaque from the Minister […]

UCC President Professor O’Shea announces state of the art Cork University Business School building

6 March 2017 By Tom O’Sullivan tom@TheCork.ie Almost 900 delegates attended the inaugural Cork University Business School (CUBS) Conference which featured leading international experts from the spheres of finance, business, technology and politics in Cork Opera House today. The day-long event, ‘Shaping Ireland’s Future’ was Ireland’s largest student-led, student-focused conference. It was organised by students […]

Cork Institute of Technology’s Innovation Week 2017 begins today

6 March 2017 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Cork Institute of Technology’s Innovation Week 2017 begins today with an official launch taking place in ‘Nexus’. Innovation Week will see a series of events, and activities, promoting entrepreneurship and innovation take place across CIT’s five campus locations. The schedule includes a wide range of seminars, exhibitions, workshops […]