University College Cork

Students at University College CorkUniversity College Cork has eight faculties: arts, Celtic studies, commerce, engineering, food science and technology, law, medicine and science. There are more than 13,000 students pursuing undergraduate and postgraduate studies. The beautiful campus combines early and modern architecture along a riverside garden close to the city center.

Cork is the second largest city in Ireland, located on the south coast, 160 miles south west of the capital, Dublin. The greater Cork area has a population of more than 200,000. The city is a busy seaport and is the home of a large number of industries including electronics, pharmaceuticals, brewing and food processing.

The surrounding environment is as varied as it is beautiful. Cork is ideally situated at the head of the inlet of Cork Harbor with the sea just to the south; mountains, hills and river valleys to the north and east; and the well-known Lakes of Killarney a one-and-a-half hour drive to the west.

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Quinnipiac students reside in self-catering student apartments close to campus. Students will have their own bedrooms, bathrooms, personal broadband Internet, and share a living area and kitchen with QU and/or other students from around the world. Housing is arranged by the Quinnipiac Office of Multicultural and Global Education.

Accommodations are self-catering and include working kitchens. If students would rather not cook, there are cafeterias and restaurants on campus as well as a wide variety of restaurants in Cork's City Center. Learn more

The Mardyke Arena is located about a five-minute walk from the main campus. Student have access to cardio and weight equipment, racquetball courts, basketball courts, a climbing wall, a swimming pool, a variety of fitness classes and much more. Access to the Mardyke's amenities is free for students studying at UCC. Learn more

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