February 2016


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.


January 2016

Reetesh Bose-2015 Dr Nicholas and Mrs Maura Martin Scholar

"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.

Student recruitment for our forthcoming telephone campaign 

UCD Foundation is seeking to appoint a dedicated team of 100 enthusiastic students for our forthcoming telephone campaign starting on the 15th February. More information about the roles is available here.. Read more

November 2015

Lawrence Crowley Lecture Series 2015

On Thursday 5th of November UCD Smurfit School welcomed over 100 guests from the biotech/pharma industry, academia and students who came to see the eagerly anticipated Lecture Series with Prof Thomas Pogge of Yale University and Prof Tom Donaldson of the Wharton Business School who both shared their views on ‘making highly effective biotechnology drugs affordable’. Read more

July 2015

Newman Fellow awarded SFI Industry Fellowship

UCD Foundation is pleased to report the awarding of an SFI Industry Fellowship to Newman Fellow Dr Francesco Caiazza. Dr Caiazza is the current holder of the Merck Serono Newman Fellowship in Medical Oncology. To read more about this innovative and exciting fellowship please click here. More information about the Newman Fellowship programme can be found here

June 2015

Maeve Binchy UCD Travel Award 2015

The 2015 annual Maeve Binchy UCD Travel Award winner is John McHugh. From Barna, Co Galway, John is a current Masters in Fine Arts student at University College Dublin where he is working towards the completion of his debut short story collection.  Read more

May 2015

Light and Shadow

UCD College of Science hosted “Light and Shadow” in UCD O’Brien Centre for Science on Saturday 23 May and were delighted to welcome UCD alumni, donors, staff, families and friends to celebrate the International Year of Light.  It was very successful event with exhibitions, talks, demonstrations and tours delighting the almost 750 guests who attended. Read More

April 2015

The Annual Newman Fellowship Dinner 2015

The annual Newman Fellowship Dinner was held on Wednesday 29th April, 2015 in Newman House. UCD President Professor Andrew J. Deeks welcomed donors, Fellows and UCD staff to celebrate UCD’s pioneering postdoctoral research initiative, the Newman Fellowship Programme.  Read More

The Frank Scott Access Scholarship in Law

UCD Sutherland School of Law are pleased to announce that The Frank Scott Access Scholarship in Law will be awarded once again to an incoming BCL student in September 2015 – another wonderful opportunity which will enable a young student to pursue an education in law, regardless of his/her socio-economic background. Read More

The Gus Martin Postgraduate Scholarship 

The UCD School of English, Drama & Film is pleased to announce the launch of the inaugural Gus Martin Memorial Postgraduate Scholarship in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama. This scholarship honours the contribution and legacy to Irish literary studies of the late Professor Augustine Martin, Chair of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama (1979-1995). Read More

Maria Helena Kopschitz Scholarship

The UCD School of English, Drama and Film is pleased to announce the continuation of the Maria Helena Kopschitz Scholarship to enable a Brazilian student to pursue the MA in Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama, University College Dublin. The scholarship honours the pioneering contribution to Irish studies in Brazil made by Professor Maria Helena Kopschitz. Read More