Core Activities (Education, Research, Surgery)
The College operates Education & Training programmes in a number of overseas locations
including Malaysia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Africa.
2012 saw the 3rd year of medical graduates since its inception in 2004/5. Student numbers
continue to grow at the University and during the year an investment of just under 1m was
undertaken in the library facilities to support increased numbers.
programme in conjunction with Perdana University in Kuala Lumpar in 2011/12. A number
of staff were seconded from the Dublin office to support the delivery of this programme. In
Penang, the joint venture between RCSI and University College Dublin operated in line with
education offerings and is considering new premises to support its growth plans in Dubai. In
Africa, the College supports surgical education and training activities, with funding assistance
from the Irish Aid programme.
We recognise both the progress made in improving the organisation's financial performance
over the last number of years and the challenges that still remain. Many of these challenges
are external in nature and work continues to monitor the key business risks of market