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UCC near the city centre. Full of history. Place of learning and host to many conference. Hall of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Cork, Ireland
Wonderful college

We walked the campus with a guide since our child is doing a semester away at UCC. It is a mix of... read more

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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...more
University College Cork | Western road, Cork T12 HY8E, Ireland
+353 21 490 1876
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Reviewed 2 days ago

UCC near the city centre. Full of history. Place of learning and host to many conference. Hall of stones has to be visited.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jfkcity
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked the campus with a guide since our child is doing a semester away at UCC. It is a mix of mostly old intermixed with the new. We were staying at River Lee Hotel which is easily within walking distance. It was very relaxing...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RjessMMM
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I loved the older section of this university which is nicely balanced and aesthetically pleasing. The new technology building uses the same granite stone which blends well with the older buildings. The university is highly rated and offers wide curricular choice and is also affordable.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank tompow614
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The UCC walking tour was hands down one of the best tours we have ever taken! Our extremely knowledgable tour guide, Rory, was simply the best. He showed us all the amazing things on the beautiful campus of UCC while narrating wonderful stories! The UCC's...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Parisa_map
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked the mix between old and new buildings although thats not uncommon for Irish universities but its really well done and its not too hard to find you way around campus. You can also easily get into the chapel which isn't always the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 994cata
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here for the first time, I come here and I am very impressed about the building of the university! It is fantastic, gardens, trees, walk streets and rooms inside, like Harry Potter movie

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MattR476
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Old alma mater Well worth a visit Many new buildings now New students bar was nice although full price Some free parking off peak Great history

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank samboDublin
Reviewed November 7, 2018

The grounds of UCC are absolutely beautiful - it is brimming with history and architectural wonders, spectacular grounds (some gorgeous trees!) and is such a melting pot of people and activities - a great place to people watch! Walking tours run daily, you can visit...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katie S
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

UCC is an absolute must visit in cork city! Just walking around the campus in the autumn is a lovely experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ciara C
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Lovely grounds for a stroll with beautiful old buildings woth plenty of history. The Glucksman art gallery and cafe is always worth a visit when there.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tommyfeehan
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September 21, 2017|
Response from Seawolf30 | Reviewed this property |
From my observations, there are any apartments close by.
Maeve C
July 30, 2017|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
number 5 bus
February 15, 2016|
Response from CarolineDaly6 |
Cork is the biggest, so there would be the most to do and see. I would recommend skipping Limerick and going to county Kerry instead, specifically Killarney. Far more to see and do and a lot more beautiful. This is where I... More