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CUBS Week 2022

From: 14 Mar 2022 - 9:00 To: 16 Mar 2022 - 23:59

CUBS Week 2022

Sponsored by KPMG, CUBS Week 2022 will get underway on Monday, March 14 and see a series of highly engaging student orientated events take place on campus and online.

Sponsored by KPMG, CUBS Week 2022 will get underway on Monday, March 14 and see a series of highly engaging student orientated events take place on campus and online.

This student organised event will see industry experts from organisations like KPMG, Bank of Ireland, Workvivo, Dell and Vmware share their knowledge and expertise.

CUBS week will be officially launched by President of UCC, Professor John O’Halloran, at 12:30pm on March 14. Professor Thia Hennesey, Dean of CUBS, will outline the programme of events organised by CUBS students and faculty, this will be followed by a panel discussion by our sponsors (KPMG) on leadership and resilience.

From entrepreneurship to sustainability, throughout the week, industry leaders will describe how organisations are dealing with the rapidly evolving world in which we live.

 

Enactus Market 

Monday 14th March, 9am–2pm 

Location:             Marquee, outside Student Hub 

An Enactus market will take place which will showcase some of the projects Enactus UCC students work on.  Café and food pop-ups will also be on-site.  Student business owners and local businesses may also partake in this market.  

This event is organised by the Enactus Society. 

 

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Litter Picking 

Monday 14th March, 10-11:30am  

Location:             Meet at President’s Door, Main Quad      

The UCC International Development in collaboration with the UCC EnviroSoc is hosting a CUBS Week Litter Pick.  All students welcome to join in for a sustainable event where you can chat, meet new people and keep UCC clean! 

This event is organised by the International Development Society. 

 

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Tech Tips with FD 

Monday 14th March, 10-11am 

Location:             MS Teams, Link here  

Chair:                    Louise O’Hare     

Panellists:           Ellie McKeever, Oisin O’Mahony, Joseph Connon 

Learn useful tech tips for entering the world of consulting and finance from Louise O’Hare from First Derivative and hear from UCC alumnus about life as a financial engineer and engineering services graduate. 

This event is organised by UCC Consulting Society. 

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  Women in Entrepreneurship 

Monday 14th March, 12 pm 

Location:             E&S Society Instagram Takeover 

Interviewees:    Emma Coffey, Founder of Final Bend 

Kate Madden, co-founder, Fenu Health 

A number of female entrepreneurs take over the E&S Instagram stories, one per day.   These inspirational women will discuss their experience as a woman in the world of entrepreneurship, shining a light on the challenges and rewards. 

This event is organised by the Entrepreneurship and Social Society. 

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OFFICIAL LAUNCH 12:30-2PM 

Official Launch by Prof. John O' Halloran and Prof. Thia Hennessy followed by a KPMG Panel                                          Discussion on Sustainability, Leadership and Resilience

KMPG Panel: Lee McSweeney, Director, Management Consulting; Jonny Cooper, Manager,                                              Consulting; Ciara Dunne, Manager, Audit

Location:            MS Teams, Link here

 

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How to: Business Start Up with David Leonard - Eye Guy 

Monday 14th March, 6-7pm 

Location:             Boole 1 

Guest Speaker: David Leonard, founder of Eye Guy 

David Leonard, founder of Eye Guy and CommSoc alumnus will give a talk about how he started his own business and giving advice to students hoping to start their own in the future.  There will be a Q&A section at the end where students will have the opportunity to ask any questions. 

This event is organised by the Commerce Society. 

Location: 

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/89707222727?pwd=NkxWdDVuSUdWNFF3NDJCOTRVSXBKZz09

Meeting ID: 897 0722 2727
Passcode: 222111

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Day in the Life of a BIS Grad 

Monday 14th March 

Location:             BIS Society Instagram Takeover, https://instagram.com/bissocietyucc?utm_medium=copy_link 

BIS students will be given the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a BIS grad as they document their day, answer questions, and provide tips and tricks on success.  This event will take place over the BIS Instagram account.   

This event is organised by the BIS Society. 

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 Tik-Tok Event: “Are you Smarter than a JC student?” 

Date & Time: Tuesday 12 - 2pm 

Location: Commerce Stand outside Boole Library 

If you wish to take part in this event, please call to the Commerce Society stand at Boole Library. Students will be invited to take part in this challenge, by choosing what subject they want to be asked a question from and then get asked a real Junior Cert question in that subject.  Students who are successful in this round, will proceed to the final round where they will be asked a Leaving Cert questions.  Prizes will be given for the overall winners. 

This event is organised by the Commerce Society. 

 

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Women in Entrepreneurship 

Tuesday 15th March, 12pm 

Location:             E&S Society Instagram Takeover 

Interviewees:    Emma Coffey, Founder of Final Bend 

Kate Madden, co-founder, Fenu Health 

A number of female entrepreneurs take over the E&S Instagram stories, one per day.   These inspirational women will discuss their experience as a woman in the world of entrepreneurship, shining a light on the challenges and rewards. 

This event is organised by the Entrepreneurship and Social Society. 

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How organisations have transitioned to the world of hybrid working, how placement students have dealt with the change 

Tuesday 15th March, 1-2pm 

Location:             MS Teams, Link here 

Chair:                    Alan Carroll, Bank Manager and Chartered Banker, Bank of Ireland, Cork North City                           Cluster 

Panellists:           Colum Nugent, Senior Customer Experience Manager, Workvivo 

Sean Conlon, Product Designer at Workvivo 

Ailish Chawke, Talent Acquisition Analyst, Dell 

Alan O’Connell, Talent Acquisition Specialist, Dell 

Blake Kelly Oates, Final Year BSc BIS student 

 

The panel for this event will discuss how companies have transitioned to a hybrid or fully remote model of work; what prospective employees, placement students and new graduate hires can expect as they transition to work in hybrid/fully remote work environments; how organisations are accommodating placement students and new graduate hires in hybrid /fully remote work environments and how organisations facilitate employee interaction in this environment? 

This event is organised by Stephanie Larkin, Placement Manager, BIS Department. 

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Society V Society Table Quiz 

 

Tuesday 15th March, 6-8pm 

Location:             Kane G01 

Moderator:        Meadhbh Kehoe, Students’ Union 

Judges/Correctors:  Alex Angland (SEFS College Rep), Abbie Moloney (Medicine & Health College Rep) 

 

For this event teams of four will be required to represent their society/course in this quiz. There will be 5 rounds including general knowledge, business, UCC, music, and celebrity rounds. The winning team has to opportunity to win a perpetual trophy for their society and some vouchers for themselves. 

This event is being organised by Meadhbh Kehoe, College of Business & Law Student Rep., Students’ Union 

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Investor Series Talk 

Tuesday 15th March 7-8pm 

Location:             Virtual Session via Zoom.  Link 

Moderator:        Calum O’Donnell Chair of Economics Society 

Panelists:            Dr John O'Brien, Director of MSc Finance (Asset Management), UCC 

 

Join the UCC Economics Society for our CUBS Week Investor Series. Joining us for this event will be Dr. John O'Brien, Director, MSc Finance (Asset Management). John has a wealth of industry experience at hand and his research has been published in high-ranking financial journals. He will be discussing his experience as an Investment Manager and Quantitative Investing so be sure to join us! 

This event is being organised by the Economics Society. 

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  Women in Entrepreneurship 

Wednesday 16th March, 12pm

Location:             E&S Society Instagram Takeover 

Interviewees:    Emma Coffey, Founder of Final Bend 

Kate Madden, co-founder, Fenu Health 

A number of female entrepreneurs take over the E&S Instagram stories, one per day.   These inspirational women will discuss their experience as a woman in the world of entrepreneurship, shining a light on the challenges and rewards. 

This event is organised by the Entrepreneurship and Social Society. 

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Building Your Online Identity on LinkedIn – ‘Mirror Mirror On the Wall – Who Has the Best LinkedIn Profile of Them All?’ 

Wednesday 16th March, 1-2pm 

Location:             MS Teams, Link here 

Chair:                    Dr. Stephen Treacy, Lecturer, BIS Department, CUBS  

Panellists:           Leona O’Sullivan, Senior Global Social Media Manager, Vmware 

Eoghan Doyle, Business & Technology Integration Analyst, Accenture 

Alan Crowley, Head of Delivery, Version 1 

Darren Lee, Founder of Kick-Off Sessions 

Brian Lee, Executive Recruitment Partner at Cloudera 

Ben Bolger, final year, BA Economics (through Transformational Learning) 

Maria Buckley, final year BSc Finance student 

David James O’Sullivan, current MSc ISBP student 

Marguerite White, current MSc ISBP student 

 

Exploring how to best create a professional online identity that matches employers’ expectations when job hunting. This panel will include several industry experts and students to assess if the online identities students are currently creating for themselves are really what the industry leaders are looking for, and if not, how to best represent yourself online for your ideal job. 

 

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Lunchtime Mental Health Workshop with Spunout.ie  

Wednesday 16th March, 1-2pm 

Location:             Virtual, Join Zoom Meeting 
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86057361331?pwd=Q0JENkkxZlRBL0oyWm0zdVRob1pJZz09 
 

Meeting ID: 860 5736 1331 
Passcode: 815313 

Chair:                    Timmy Hammersley, Head of Engagement and Participation at Spunout.ie              

Panellists:           N/A 

Join Spunout.ie from 1-2 on Wednesday to gain some tips and tricks when it comes to mental health. Spunout.ie are Ireland’s leading youth website. 

This event is organised by the International Development Society. 

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Virtual Trading Seminar  

Wednesday 16th March, 6pm 

Location:             https://amplifyme.com/for-societies-book-now 

Chair:                    Maria Buckley and Isabel Hinds   

Panellists:           AmplifyMe Trading 

The UCC Accounting and Finance Society will host a virtual trading simulation game. The simulation and training will be provided by the company Amplify Trading, a company which many of the big investment banks use to facilitate their Summer Analyst training. Top performers in each role will have the opportunity to be fast tracked to internship and graduate opportunities to Amplify's partners such as Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and Citi. This is an invaluable experience and also some great fun. 

This event is organised by the Accounting & Finance Society. 

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