UCD’s leafy Belfield campus offers everything you’ll need for a comfortable student life. Discover restaurants, cafés, student clubs and world-class academic facilities. You’ll soon become part of the lively and friendly campus community.
The UCD Global Lounge is a dynamic hub for internationalism on the UCD campus. It's a dedicated space for globally focused student groups and organisations. They host seminars, talks, film evenings, exhibitions and other events for students. Plasma screen televisions broadcast 350 international TV stations, including Sky Sports and ESPN.
You'll find over 80 active student societies and 55 sports clubs on campus. There's something for everyone, from canoeing to comedy to chemical engineering.
The International Student Society arranges activities and excursions all around Ireland. Make sure you sign up for the chance to meet fellow students who are also studying abroad. You'll also get to know Ireland’s beautiful countryside and warm-hearted people.
As well as excellent academic support you’ll have access to:
Keep fit in UCD's Olympic sized swimming pool
UCD has a 3D cinema and an active film club
The National Hockey Stadium is on the UCD campus
Get a drink with your friends in one of Dublin’s many cafes
UCD has 17 natural grass sports pitches and many sports clubs to join
Joining a club is a great way to make friends
"UCD has clubs and societies to help students meet each other. My hobby is computer science so I go to a club and I meet people with the same passion as me."
Ali from Saudi Arabia
Studying International Foundation Year