Thursday, September 22, 2016

Religion Leaving Cert Study Day

St Patrick’s College Maynooth will be holding its annual “REvision Day” for Students and Teachers on Saturday 15th October. Register at

Please also note that there will be an additional lecture (not on the schedule) in the afternoon: The Bible: Literature and Sacred Text, Dr Jeremy Corley.

UCD Science Open Evening

UCD Science Open Evening is taking place on Tuesday 18 October in the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science from 5.30-8.30pm.

The evening will cover degrees in DN200 Science, DN230 Actuarial & Financial Studies and DN201 Computer Science. To book your place please complete our online registration form here:

It will comprise a series of talks from graduates and current students, a chance to meet lecturers and a talk on the UCD Science, Computer Science and Actuarial & Financial Studies degrees.

We will hold a special talk on the night for all parents, guardians and teachers during the Open Evening which will include a Q&A session with the Dean of Science.

A full listing of the undergraduate degrees on offer in UCD Science is available on the myUCD website

(There will be other subject specific open evenings for more courses in Science and other faculties throughout the Autumn and Winter evenings - see for full listings)

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

US College Event 11th October

Columbia, Duke, Georgetown, Northwestern, Princeton, and Vanderbilt will visit 
Belvedere College on Tuesday, October 11th at 7:00-9:00pm for a public information 
session. Anyone thinking of applying to college in the US should attend.

Space is limited and advance registration is highly encouraged. 
Registration and additional details are available HERE

Monday, September 19, 2016

Careers Talks Stillorgan

Please find details of four careers seminars being put on by Careerosphere. They are scheduled in October. The talks are tailored specifically for secondary school students and parents, and each talk features two guest speakers from the career area.

Talks will be held at the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan on Monday nights at 7.30pm:

October 3rd - Medicine
October 10th - Law
October 17th - Engineering
October 24th - Computer Science

More information is available at Tickets cost €25 and can be booked at

Thursday, September 15, 2016

FREE HPAT courses

Please be aware that there are FREE HPAT courses available to students from the Dublin School of Grinds. Courses take place in Kill of the Grange NS, Deansgrange and take place on October 15th, 22nd, and January 1th, 15th, 21st and 22nd - places are limited so BOOK EARLY HERE

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Trinity School of Law Open Day

The School of Law is holding its annual Open Day for Law on Saturday, 15 October.  This event is designed to give prospective students more information about the subject of law and what it is like to study law at Trinity College Dublin.  Participants will have the opportunity to take seminars in core modules such as torts, constitutional law and attend a lecture on Criminal Law.

Students will be assigned to small seminar groups and assigned to current law student mentors. There will also be the opportunity to talk to staff members, who will be taking the classes and seminars as well as law students.  Parents, guardians and teachers are welcome to attend an information session on studying law at Trinity at the beginning of the event.

If any 6th yr students are considering undertaking a degree in law they should register for the event. Details of the event are available from Trinity's website and Facebook page

Registration is simple, but students must do so in advance.  Places are limited and will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Places are generally taken up very quickly so please advise your students to book as quickly as possible.

To register, please ask your students to email the following information:
1. name of person attending
2. home postal address
3. email address (for confirmation of place)
3. school name and address

All successful applicants will receive confirmation by email.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Higher Options 6th years

The Irish Times Higher Options careers event takes place this Wednesday 14th October for all 6th years.
Please meet Ms. O'Connor outside the event by 9.15 latest to get your wristband and mark attendance.
It is hugely beneficial day in terms of exploring options for next year and beyond.
It's a very busy event so please be on time and come prepared - bring an empty schoolbag to fill up with freebies and college and career info.
Check out the TALKS listed here - they can be very informative so make a plan to go to one if it's relevant to you.
And remember to ask questions and visit each college stand you are interested in - there will be over 180 exhibitors there so plenty of people to talk to!
There are also plenty of nice food vans at the event so if you don't bring a packed lunch you could treat yourself!