Friday, 20 October 2017

DARE - important dates

6th November, application process opens
20th January, advice clinics open (nationwide)
1st February, make application to CAO
1 March, complete DARE application form
1 April, submit copies of supporting documents

New Degree in UCD

BSc Social Sciences – DN700 Social Sciences students explore society and how people behave as individuals and in groups. With the four-year Social Sciences degree, you choose DN700 at CAO and then select your preferred option below. . Your subject choices are guaranteed. There are options to change subject choices at the end of first year if you wish. You will gain a deep understanding of each subject you choose to study and develop real-world skills in research, communication and leadership. You may additionally apply for an internship, or study abroad for a year or a semester. You will learn to analyse, criticise and challenge beliefs and assumptions – including your own.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

Friday, 13 October 2017

UCD open day

UCD will be hosting its annual Open Day for prospective students on Saturday, 4 November 2017 from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
The 2017 Open Day booklet, which contains the talks programme, the layout of the Central Exhibition area and day planner, will be available shortly to download at Hard copies of this booklet will also be available for students on the day.

Thursday, 12 October 2017

UCD History and Health

UCD History and Health is a new team competition for Transition Year students for the 2017-18 academic year.
For more information on the competition and event, please contact us @

UCD business open evening

on Monday 23rd October at 6pm we will hold presentations on each of our degree programme:
Bachelor of Commerce (BComm)
Bachelor of Commerce (Intl)
Bachelor of Business & Law
BSc Economics & Finance (Quantitative Business option)

For more information and to register click here:
Each student is welcome to bring guests. Places are limited and each year this event books out so please book early.

TCD announce new course

Middle Eastern and European Languages and Cultures


Tuesday, 10 October 2017

IADT taster days

Taster Days
Join us for our Taster Days and find out what it's really like to study at IADT.
Take part in our hands-on workshops to learn more about the perfect course for you. 

TY bridge21


How To Get Involved

Recruitment for the CodePlus programme is organised at a school level. Groups of students from a network of schools take part each week. If individual students want to take part in computing workshops with Bridge21, we have a Computer Science for Transition Year programme that might be of interest.

UCD Innovation Summer Camp

UCD Innovation Summer Camp - 26th-30th June 2017

UCD Innovation Academy are hosting the first UCD Innovation Summer Camp on campus at University College Dublin in the O' Brien Centre for Science from 26th-30th June 2017.
This week-long camp is open to current senior cycle secondary school students and to those who are entering senior cycle.

The summer camp will have a strong emphasis on learning by doing. Participants will learn about and experience creative problem solving approaches such as Design Thinking; actively engage in a series of individual and group learning challenges and hackathons and use new technology including Virtual Reality and 3D Printing to support the learning process.
For further information and to book a place please see

Monday, 9 October 2017

Raise the bar for engineering

The Future Engineer

What will it take for the engineers of the future to meet society’s challenges? Prominent engineering organizations and leader panels have weighed in.

Friday, 6 October 2017

DCU open days

open to TY, 5th and 6th year students, parents, teachers.
Friday 17th & Saturday 18th Novmeber.

positive parenting talk

Positive Parenting (10-16 yr olds) LIMITED PLACES 
Sunday 22nd October 2017 (9am -1pm), Stillorgan Talbot Hotel Dublin

Thursday, 5 October 2017

UCD Science open evening

This event takes place from 5.00pm to 8.00pm on Tuesday 24 October 2017 in the UCD O'Brien Centre for Science.

Date & Time: 24th October 2017 - 5:30pm

The evening will cover degrees in DN200 Science, DN230 Actuarial & Financial Studies and DN201 Computer Science. 

The event is free but booking is essential via the Science Open Evening Booking Page,

For information on all UCD Science Degree Courses please visit:

Wednesday, 4 October 2017

UCD open day

10am - 4pm Saturday 4th November 2017.
Register now:

Better Options

This year’s Better Options college fair for students with disabilities and specific learning difficulties will take place in the Auditorium, Block A, DCU St Patrick’s Campus on Nov 22nd 2017 (10:00-13:00).
This is an ideal fair for students looking to find out about courses and support services provided by colleges as well as garner key information on the access routes for those with disabilities, including how to make an application to DARE – Disability Access Route to Education. Free event, no registration required.

Taster Days at IADT


Join us for our Taster Days and find out what it’s really like to study at IADT. Take part in our workshops to learn more about the perfect course for you.

Our next taster days take place during October/November mid-term break.
A timetable of activities and workshops will be posted on our website in early October.
In the meantime, students can register their interest on

kids do code

dlr Lexicon: animation 1: kids do code.
Lexicon LAB, level 3.
Admission free.

Tuesday, 3 October 2017

TY placement opportunity

Trinity college accepting applications to participate in a structured TY course in botany.