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University College Cork (UCC)

University College Cork | Western road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 490 1876
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It's a university but it is not Trinity College

UCC is located centrally in Cork City and has a branch of the River Lee running through it. Much... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
via mobile
Worth a visit

Ucc has truly amazing grounds and gardens well worth a trip to see them in full bloom or in... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Cork, Ireland
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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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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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University College Cork | Western road, Cork, Ireland
+353 21 490 1876
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

UCC is located centrally in Cork City and has a branch of the River Lee running through it. Much of it is a rabbit warren of buildings, many of which are functional rather than aesthetically pleasing. That said, the old university buildings in the centre...More

Thank bobjanh
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ucc has truly amazing grounds and gardens well worth a trip to see them in full bloom or in beautiful autumnal colours. Ucc is always alive with people young and old so much history to see and hear about.

Thank unaosullivan22
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Took a walk to the chapel and uni. Have the same surname as the chapel so is of special interest! The Clarke windows are truest beautiful and worth the viewing. Was being set up fir a wedding which was also just lovely!

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took a walk around this very pleasant campus on a Sunday morning. It is quite a walk from the city centre but public transport is available. The University has a number of interesting buildings both old and modern set in a pleasant park with...More

Thank AberdeenM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm often on campus and the views never get old. Such a good atmosphere around especially during various college related events. Tours are offered and the Honan Chapel looks fab although I've yet to manage to make it in myself! Would definitely recommend popping in...More

Thank 466shaunaw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter recently started in UCC and the Sunday before hand we took a stroll around so she could find her way around when she started. The Quad and surrounding building was impressive, there are also modern buildings and it was hard for us to...More

Thank 68Paula29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great campus blending the ancient and the modern. The quad the art gallery wonderful buildings and riverside venue. An un missable place to see when in Cork!

Thank hol4U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

University College Cork is situated in the most beautiful grounds amidst historic buildings . There is an informative guided tour available and an interesting Visitor Centre with shop and helpful assistants . Certainly well worth a visit .

Thank tomthumb187069
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to a great free event at the Boole Library last June, a very enjoyable evening and great facilities

Thank rory j
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

UCC run a 1hr tour for 2 euro. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and easy to understand. This type of tour is often overlooked by tourists and locals but I have to say this tour would be in my top 5 . It is...More

Thank Keith R
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31 July 2017|
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Response from maeve910 |
Thanks so much Kate,have been there since,most beautiful Church,ciao,Maeve.