One of the goals of the Program is to foster and develop a strong community among its members. The staff plan weekly, free, or low-cost activities.

In the past, students have participated in several types of activities. Some examples include:

  • Rugby Match
  • Cook-off competitions to showcase cooking skills learned during the semester
  • Open Mic Night to show off talents and cheer on others

Student Organizations and Groups Ireland students will have access to student organizations and clubs on campus at University College of Dublin. These include many club sports including basketball, soccer, and volleyball.


To get to the Dublin city centre, students will most likely use city buses; conveniently, a bus stop is located in Belfield at UCD’s entrance, and the ride to the city is approximately 20 minutes. Other forms of public transportation are available to access different areas of Dublin.