Owen Murphy studied Law Clinical as a student in UCC. Owen has served three terms as Internal Vice-Auditor. In first year Owen was elected to the 162 session as Internal Vice-Auditor at an EGM in October 2011. He won Fresher of the Year Award in 2011/2012. He was also elected to the same position in the 163 and 165. During the 163 session, Owen won a Society Achievement Award and invited notable guests such Noam Chomsky and Ardal O'Hanlon. He also was involved with the UCC Journalism Society in the same year serving as Finance Officer.