Welcome to Ireland: An introduction to student life

Вітаємо в Ірландії! Інформація для студентів про життя в Ірландії!

Вітаємо в Ірландії!
Інформація для студентів про життя в Ірландії!

From 19th April until 2nd June UCC will deliver a new short course "An Introduction to Student Life in Ireland". This course is aimed at providing a university experience for displaced students from the Ukraine and other locations. Please note that you must be currently enrolled as a student in a high education institution (third level institution) in order to apply for this course. 

The focus of the course is on:

  • Life in Ireland for a young adult.
  • Ireland, politics and society
  • Getting sorted: communications and services

 

Welcome to Ireland: Awards Ceremony.

Welcome to Ireland: Awards Ceremony will take place at 5pm, in Devere Hall, Aras na Mac Leinn on Friday 17 June. You can view the livestream here if you are unable to attend. 

Press play on the screen above to watch the live stream at 5pm, Fri 17 Jun 2022.

Introductory Week

There will be an introductory week filled with activities from 19th April to 21st April delivered by Pat Leahy, School of Applied Social Studies, and students from the PG Diploma in Youthwork. Please see provisional details below. 

Date Activity
19th April Induction on UCC Campus with PDYW Class & Lunch on Campus
20th April Exploring Cork City 
21st April Away Day in Cobh - Titanic Centre Visit

Life in Ireland for a Young Adult

Please see below the Tuesday dates for the course. More details will be released nearer to the event as the timetable is currently being finalised. 

There will be a 30 minute English language training course  delivered by the language centre on each day of the course. 

Date Lecture Title Delivered by
26th April    The Student Experience Students Union/Student Society
3rd May Student Supports and Services in UCC Student Services
17th May Student Social Life: the good, the bad and the ugly Student's Union/Student Society
24th May Irish Culture: Seanos to Tik Tok Student's Union/Student Society
28th May Part Time Works - jobs, study & money Student's Union/Student Society
31st May Fashion, Food and Norms Student's Union/Student Society

Ireland, Politics and Society

Please see below the Wednesday dates for the course. More details will be released nearer to the event as the timetable is currently being finalised. 

There will be a 30 minute English language training course  delivered by the language centre on each day of the course. 

Date Lecture Title Delivered by
27th April Irish Society Today 1: culture, norms &values Sociology/Applied Social Studies
4th May Irish Society Today 2: diversity & change Sociology/Applied Social Studies
11th May Irish Politics 1: people, parties & elections Government & Politics
18th May Irish Politics 2: political institutions Government & Politics
25th May Irish Constitution: rights & laws Law
1st June Ireland & The EU Government & Politics

Getting sorted: communications and services

Please see below the Thursday dates for the course. More details will be released nearer to the event as the timetable is currently being finalised.

There will be a 30 minute English language training course  delivered by the language centre on each day of the course. 

The Irish Job Market: Job Market Information and CV/Application AdviceÈ

Date Lecture Delivered by
28th April  Life in Ireland for a Young Adult - 'Part Time Works - jobs, study & money Student Services
5th May Getting Sorted: Culture and Transition UCC International Office
10th May The Irish Job Market: Job Market Information and CV/Application Advice  Careers Services
12th May Getting a Job 2: interview skills Careers Services
19th May Basic Essentials: transport, banks & money, mobile phones, personal tax Student Services
26th May Introduction to Academic Writing UCC Skills Centre
2nd June I Am Here Now: being seen and heard as a Ukrainian in Ireland Students Union/Student Society

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to participate in this course, and be currently enrolled on a course in a high education institution (third level institution).

Fees

There are no fees for this course. Unfortunately, we cannot provide travel, accommodation or childcare support for students hoping to attend this course at this time. 

Notes for Applicants

 

Register for the course

To register for the course please click here

If you have any queries do not hesitate to contact Órna Hayes at orna.hayes@ucc.ie 

lsamosonok@ucc.ie  – Лариса Самосьонок

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