UCD Foundation supports UCD in the delivery of its strategic priorities by securing philanthropic income from alumni, corporate partners and friends of the university. UCD Foundation is building a professional fundraising team in advance of the launch of a major Campaign for UCD. Applications are invited for the post of Prospect Research Manager to support the Development team in delivering challenging targets. Read more
UCD Foundation is seeking to appoint a dedicated team of up to 100 enthusiastic students for our forthcoming telephone campaign starting on the 19th of September. More information about the roles is available here.. Read more
UCD Post-Doctoral Newman Fellows celebrated their research achievements on Tuesday 26th April with the UCD President, their Donors and their Academic Mentors. The Programme was established 27 years ago by then President, Dr Paddy Masterson who was in attendance at this year’s dinner. The UCD Newman Fellowship Programme is funded entirely by philanthropy. For more information on the programme and the fellows please click here. For photos of the evening please click here.
A new exhibition of W.B. Yeats’s poem Easter, 1916 has gone on exhibition in UCD’s James Joyce Library along with letters by Yeats. The exhibition is made possible through a major donation of Yeats materials by Dr Joseph M. Hassett in memory of the late Professor Gus Martin, a dear friend of Dr Hassett. The exhibition is also made possible through the support of the American Ireland funds. For more details on the exhibition please click here.
Dr Hassett describes his connection to UCD and his decision to donate his collection of Yeats' works in this video.
February 2016Animal Welfare Appeal
UCD Foundation has launched an urgent Animal Welfare Appeal to raise much needed funds for the UCD Veterinary Hospital to provide life-saving emergency treatment. The hospital treats more than 6,000 animals each year, but must raise €50,000 urgently to fund specialist care and equipment. To support this initiative with a single or regular gift, simply click here and select "UCD Veterinary Hospital Animal Welfare" as the fund name. Thank you.
The UCD Ad Astra Academy Awards Ceremony and Dinner took place in O’Reilly Hall on Thursday, 28th January 2016. Professor Mark Rogers, Registrar and Deputy President hosted the evening attended by over 250 school principals, parents, family and friends of the 66 newly awarded Ad Astra Scholars.To read more, click here
"Having a first-hand understanding of other cultures and medical systems is how excellent, compassionate, and versatile physicians are made." To read more about Reetesh's medical elective at the CancerCare, Manitoba, Winnipeg, please click here. To read more about the Dr and Mrs Martin Scholarship please click here.