Éamonn Grennan talks with psychology lecturer Dr. Conor Linehan about gearing up UCC’s new students for evolving working environments Like so many banking branches or donut shop outlets tussling for your attention on these city streets, third-level institutes show their courses in a way that makes them seem more competitive, useful, better. Whether you’re an undergrad, postgrad or non-student, you’ll likely be able to recall … Continue reading SuperGraduates
Student Rep for the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences Amy Poland gives students both new and returning her top tips to make the most of college. First thing’s first: congratulations! You’ve survived the Leaving Cert, made it to University, and finally trudged through orientation – none of which are easy feats, so give yourself a pat on the back. But after that … Continue reading Welcome to University!
Current affairs editor Hassan Baker met with Professor James Bowen to discuss the conference on Israel and Palestine to be held in UCC. The conference titled ‘International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility’ has been organised by some UCC professors to be held on UCC on the 31st of March to the 2nd of April. Motley met with Professor James Bowen … Continue reading On the Legitimacy of Israel under International Law
Article written by current affairs editor Hassan Baker. Recently Motley received a copy of an email sent to the staff at the Student Centre. The email was concerning a staff party that is to be held at the New Bar. The email was an invitation for staff members at the Student Centre to attend the party: “Join us for our Mexican themed staff party … Continue reading Controversial Student Centre Staff Party
DEPUTY EDITOR OF CURRENT AFFAIRS FIONA HUGHES DISCUSSES THE RECENT FALL OF IRISH UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD RANKINGS AND OUTLINES THE EFFECT ON STUDENTS “It is hard to imagine that the quality of education and the opportunities received from it would not reflect the work put in by us as students. However, that is looking more and more realistic.” “In the most recent rankings released … Continue reading University Rankings: A broken promise to Irish Students?
Editor-in-Chief, Eoin McSweeney explains the recent EU Commission decision on Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland and explores the Government’s options “It’s an odd one, because the Irish Government has paid almost €300,000 in legal fees to stop the EU Commission ordering Apple to pay the Irish Government billions.” A ruling on Apple’s tax arrangements in Ireland was made public by The European Commission this … Continue reading Orchard Thieves? A Bite into the Apple Tax Case