|Kris McElhinney, a 23 year-old History and Politics grad from Waterford, is currently servicing as the Students’ Union President of University College Cork. He has taken the time out from to give you a detailed, colourful account of what may await you in this exciting university-centred city on the south-coast!
What’s your city/town like?
What’s the vibe like?
Is there a lot to do there?
Is it easy to get around?
What are campus facilities like? Is there easy access to computers, library and photocopying?
Is there a bank on-campus?
Is there a Student Health Centre? How good is it?
What’s the college bar like?
What are the canteen and campus eateries like?
What kind of sports facilities are there?
What kind of clubs and societies can students join?
What are the cinemas like around your college?
What’s accomodation like? How expensive is it?
Is it easy to find a part-time job? Are there any places with a good reputation for hiring students?
What’s the “worst thing” a new student at your college can do?
What’s “the best?
In what way do you think your college is superior to others’ in the country/its rivals?
As Printed in the Oxygen College Guide 2008 – Link