Ranked in the world’s top 1 percent of higher education institutions, University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland’s largest university and home to the nation’s first customized language center, known as the Applied Language Centre (ALC). ALC excels in creating personal learning opportunities for international students committed to enhancing their English language abilities. Their methods have shown repeated success and attracted students from all over the world. One in every four students at UCD is an international student, which allows you to make worldwide connections. Beyond the expansive 130-hecatre park-like campus lies the storied and lively city of Dublin, with its castles, too. A dream come true.
About the University
University College Dublin
Established in 1854, University College Dublin has a long tradition of teaching and research excellence, and it ranks in the world’s top one percent of higher education institutions. The campus encompasses an expansive parkland estate, providing ample space for its facilities and students. The main campus is downtown, but public transportation makes it easy for you to explore Ireland’s capital and largest city and mingle with the locals in this vibrant, popular literary town.
Learn more at University College Dublin's official website.
SAF's Student Promise
“You find yourself thinking in new and challenging ways; it can be exhausting. Celebrate your everyday achievements. Find things you enjoy about the culture and celebrate your independence!”Rebecca Yan, Past SAF Student
Behind The Scenes at UCD
UCD Student Ambassadors give us a 3-minute tour around the University College Dublin Belfield Campus. See the Student Centre, Science Centre and Science district, James Joyce library, lake, Business School, Newman Building , College of Engineering and Architecture, and sports facilities all through the eyes of local students.
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