There are many Services in UCC that are there for the Students in UCC. With many outlets for students to eat and others to help with study.
Eat In UCC
Kylemore Group offer a range of places to eat and drink on campus.
These outlets include:
Áras na Mac Léinn, The Student Centre at University College Cork is at the heart of the campus. Áras na Mac Léinn provides numerous facilities to the staff, students and visitors to UCC.
TheInformation Desk, located on the ground floor is your first port of call for information about the student centre, UCC campus and general queries.
Devere Hall, or the Multifunctional Hall as it is also known, can be hired for specific functions or accessed regularly by students as an informal common room.
The Amphitheatrelocated just outside Áras na Mac Léinn may also be hired.
Meeting Rooms, Computer Labs and the Pool Room can all be found on the upper levels while UCC’s Radio Station, UCC 98.3FM, is also located on the second floor of the building. Located on the ground floor, is a First Aid room and the Promotional Stand available for hire.
Áras na Mac Léinn also managesCreche Cois Laoi(NCNA accredited Centre of Excellence, located across campus in the Brookfield Health Sciences Complex).
There are a number of retail and dining facilities available in the Student Centre.
VisitAn Stadfor stationery, newspapers and other UCC branded goods such as hoodies, tshirts and other gift items.
An Siopais the place to go for quick snacks such as ice cream, crisps or packed sandwiches.
It also has two Cafés –Cafés OasisandUpstairs; Cafés Oasis serves hot and cold food and upstairs serves gourmet sandwiches, wraps, baguettes and panini with a wide range of fillings.
Club Áras, or theNew Baras it is sometimes known, serves a full carvery during the week as well as hot breakfasts and evening suppers.
John Smiths & Sonsis the on campus book shop while banking services are provided by Bank of Ireland.
The UCC Students’ Union runs a grinds service in partnership with Grinds Centre.
UCC’s creche called ‘Creche Cois Laoi’ has capacity for eighty children. Two thirds of their places are allocated to students, with the remaining third to full time staff. Grant-holders may apply for a subsidy towards crèche costs. There is a waiting list for the crèche which is managed on a first come first served basis.
Creche Cois Laoi, Brookfield.
The aim of the Student Health Department is that every student remains healthy of mind and body during their University life and will provide whatever help they can to help each student achieve this. They have limited resources so all students are reminded of the need to be registered with a local General Practitioner. This service is complementary to the services available to every student though their General Practitioner and cannot and does not purport to be responsible for the provision of General Practitioner services to any student.
The Student Health Department seeks to provide services that target illnesses and problems that occur in the University Student population. It does not seek to, and is not resourced to provide a full GP service but has a range of services that may not be as easily accessible in the community. They do provide the following services
Primary care of acute and chronic illnesses that present in the community
Contraception service including insertion of Long Acting implants
Women’s Health, Cervical smear services.
Screening and immunisation against infectious diseases.
Consultant Psychiatrist Service.
Sexual Transmitted Infection diagnosis and treatment service
Travel Advice and Vaccinations.
Health Promotion Programmes.
Hospital referral service.
Ante Natal Care.
Accident and Emergency.
If any student is worried about a health problem, they can arrange an appointment with the Student health Department Service on 021-4902311 or call to the department where the receptionist will arrange a clinic appointment for you. Note: It is not possible to book an appointment via e-mail or on-line. If a student is acutely ill on the day, their problem may initially be assessed by a nurse and if necessary seen by the doctor as soon as possible.
All consultations are completely confidential, and will only be revealed to others with your consent. All medical notes are also confidential and remain in the Student Health Department. They do not form part of any student’s academic file.
UCC Visitor Centre
University College Cork’s Visitors’ Centre acts as a central point of information for the many visitors to the University.
The centre is located along the Stone Corridor in the North Wing, at the cultural and historical heart of campus.
UCC is already a popular tourist destination and new audio tours taking in the history and culture of the University are available from the Visitors’ Centre for purchase – call into centre for more details.