UCD Virtual Open Day
Saturday 14th November 2020
Saturday 14th November 2020
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 restrictions around large gatherings, we are unable to invite you to campus this year to experience all UCD has to offer. We are currently exploring alternative ways to deliver a highly engaging and enjoyable virtual experience, so please bear with us. If you wish to receive updates and event notifications, please fill out the form below.
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UCD OPEN DAY EXPERIENCE
PLAN YOUR DAY
To see what to expect on Open Day see below. The UCD Open Day takes place on the Belfield campus, located approximately 4km south of Dublin City Centre.
Open from 10am the central exhibition in O’Reilly Hall will give you the opportunity to ask questions on a one to one basis.
There are over 100 programme and subject specific talks taking place in 8 locations around campus.
Tours of the main Belfield campus will run at regular intervals throughout the day beginning at 10am from O’Reilly Hall. Led by our UCD Student Ambassadors tours last approximately 40 minutes.
Use the Open Day Planner to get the most out of the UCD Open Day.
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PLAN YOUR TRIP
The UCD Open Day takes place on the Belfield campus, located approximately 4km south of Dublin City Centre.
TRAVELLING TO UCD
Dublin is served by Dublin International Airport and UCD is approximately a 20 minute drive from the airport.There are frequent connecting buses from the airport to the City Centre.
PARENTS, GUIDANCE COUNSELLORS, TEACHERS & ALUMNI
Parents, teachers and UCD Alumni are very welcome to come along to the open day. The Haven is located in the conservatory of O’Reilly Hall and is a place to relax. You can grab a bite to eat in the conservatory café and enjoy the surroundings overlooking the UCD main lake.
Parents: there is a parents talk on ‘Helping your son or daughter make a course choice’.
Dublin is a great city to visit so why not take this opportunity to make the most of your stay and book an overnight trip.
For the list of accommodation near the University
Heuston Train Station: the Dublin Bus route 145 from Heuston station serves UCD.
Connolly Train Station: take the DART service southbound to Sydney Parade station, UCD is a short walk from Syndey Parade.
Dublin Bus: UCD Campus is served by the following bus routes: 46a, 39a, 145 and 17
By Car: UCD has a number of carparks throughout the Belfield campus. Parking on campus is free for the day and parking attendants will be on hand to give directions at all main entrances in to the campus. See Car Parks Map here. (Disabled parking spots are available in all car parks)
Dublin Airport: Aircoach operates a service from Dublin Airport to Leopardstown/Sandyford
/Stillorgan which stops at UCD
UCD COMMUTING GUIDE
See the UCD Commuting Guide for further information.