University College Dublin’s main campus is set within 133 hectares of parkland. The city itself has topped Conde Nast lists of Europe’s friendliest cities, ensuring that international students will receive a warm welcome. On the Global Peace Index Ireland is ranked 12th in the world as well as 22nd in the World Happiness Index.
The university has a wide range of world class facilities including the O'Brien Centre for Science, Sutherland School of Law, Lochlan Quinn School of Business, Moore Centre for Business and the Student Centre.
There are more than 70 student societies, offering something for everyone. Film fans can enjoy exclusive screenings at the UCD Cinema on campus with with 3D, HD digital and 35mm compatibility and superb surround sound.
University College Dublin is ranked number 1 in Ireland for graduate employability by QS World Rankings and has been in first place for five consecutive years. These rankings are based on Employer Reputation, Alumni Outcomes, Partnerships with Employers, Employer-Student Connections and Graduate Employment Rate. Its Careers Network aims to enable and empower individuals to develop the skills, self-confidence and attitudes needed to flourish in learning and work. This is done through careers workshops, interview skills preparation, 1-2-1 sessions with experts, career mentoring, internships and volunteering.