Societies Spotlight: Issue 2

  Societies Spotlight Welcome! Here’s Societies Spotlight #2! Again, we have so many activities happening over the next few weeks! Don’t be afraid to get involved with our societies here in UCC. With exams coming up, it’s great to take a break and try something new. Time flies when you’re in college, so it is important to make the most of it while you can!  … Continue reading Societies Spotlight: Issue 2


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

Welcome to University!

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!

On the Legitimacy of Israel under International Law

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

Controversial Student Centre Staff Party

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

University Rankings: A broken promise to Irish Students?

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?