January 2017

Student recruitment for our forthcoming telephone campaign 

UCD Foundation is seeking to appoint a dedicated team of up to 100 enthusiastic students for our forthcoming telephone campaign starting on the 6th of February. More information about the roles is available here.. Read more

April 2016

UCD Newman Fellowship Programme

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.

March 2016 

Yeats Easter, 1916- The Uncertainty Of Its Setting Forth

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 2016 

Animal 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. 

January 2016 

UCD Ad Astra Awards Ceremony & Dinner 2016

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

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.

November 2016 

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