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University College Cork (UCC)

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Address: University College Cork | Western road, Cork, Ireland
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+353 21 490 1876
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     University College Cork is one of Ireland’s most...

     University College Cork is one of Ireland’s most prestigious universities. It boasts a vibrant, modern campus with a student experience second to none in Ireland. A learning community where the student is at the heart of everything and the special relationship between student and lecturer is primary to our unique ethos. The campus is located a mere ten minutes walk from the heart of Cork city, a former European Capital of Culture. Cork is listed as a top ten location in the Lonely Planet guide which states it “has always had an unshakeable self-confidence and innate sense of pride”, a description which is equally applicable to the University itself

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I was living on Mardyke Walk st. which is next to UCC, It is kind of place that you can go and walk inside just to relax ! All students in UCC are lucky that they have that... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Ersin Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I was living on Mardyke Walk st. which is next to UCC, It is kind of place that you can go and walk inside just to relax ! All students in UCC are lucky that they have that beautiful nature inside the universe.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I love this campus. The buildings are beautiful and I love the greenery. It removes you from the city and is rather peaceful. It's a nice getaway spot!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Home to 20,000 students at any one time, UCC is a thriving university set in a breathtaking campus. Facilities are limited without a student card, but the gardens and walks are free to wander, as is the award-winning Lewis Glucksman Gallery by O'Donnell + Tuomey - a must-visit for any architecture buff! The campus is especially beautiful in spring and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Ok, I'm biased, because I go here, but UCC campus is so pretty, any time of the year. Perfect place to get that instagram picture. Food in the main rest is nice and quite cheap. Take a walk over the shakeup bridge and down to Fitzgerald's park once you're finished.

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1 Thank Bernadette O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I recently had guests from SanFranscisco stay with me. On one of our walks we visited University Collage Cork. I am a graduate of this University and how proud I was strolling around this beautiful campus. It truly is worth a look. We stopped for a well deserved coffee and sandwich and generally my guests were well impressed taking lots... More 

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Winchester, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

I decided to visit as I have been in contact with staff there due to carrying out some genealogical research concerning a relative who was a former student. Such a beautiful and interesting campus from the links to Boole (Boolean algebra) to the the Glucksman Art Gallery. The Quad is truly beautiful even on the grey, damp day that I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Well recommend and take your camera lits of nice pictures in grounds. Good little coffee bar cheap nice pleasant..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Studied Religion here in Spring of 2008. I was young and full of dreams, and this university nurtured those dreams. Beautiful old beautiful with world class facilities - plus they offered a course on Sea Monsters. Fantastic place to walk around for an afternoon and remember the old times (both medieval and from college).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Located in the passages to either side of the entrance to the old quad, the collection of ogam stones allows one to get close to these fascinating items. The accompanying notes are detailed, some explaining how the ogam script may be translated. In conditions of low sun, some of the marks are hard to spot, but later in the day,... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Smallish college campus. Many file old stone buildings. Check the limestone area outside Student centre. Nice area- even if it is Chinese imported stone. Not as if Ireland did not have enough of its own limestone! Short riverside walk. Glucksman gallery and shop on site with nice cafe in its basement.

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