What Do CCL Students and Their Parents Say About the Programme?
WHAT DO CCL STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS SAY ABOUT THE PROGRAMME?
MOST STUDENTS TELL US THAT BEING ON THE PROGRAMME HAS MADE THEM MORE INDEPENDENT AND MORE CONFIDENT.
“The course helped me to know what I’d like to do in the future; I’d like to become more independent, get a job and not have to rely on my parents to drive me anywhere.” Ruadh, Graduate 2016
“It helped me to be more independent in managing money.” Mary, Graduate 2016
“It helped me to be more independent and prepare for work.” Deirdre, Graduate 2016.
OUR STUDENTS ALSO ENJOYED MEETING NEW PEOPLE AND BEING PART OF THE UCC COMMUNITY.
“It was nice meeting new friends.” Ciara, Graduate 2016
“Meeting new people and knowing that there were people on campus who were willing to give a hand.” Ruadh, Graduate 2016
“Meeting new people and having new experiences.” Ruby, Graduate 2016.
PARENTS DESCRIBE THE INCREASED CONFIDENCE THAT STUDENTS GAIN ON THE PROGRAMME:
“Very, very good. Very positive morale-wise, pride-wise, character-building, confidence-building. They were all absolutely fantastic, like. I think he came on in leaps and bounds that way.” Nicholas’ Dad.
“If people call to the house he’s down and the hand’s out shaking hands and he’s chatting, whereas before he wouldn’t even come down the stairs.” Paul’s Mom
PARENTS TALK ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITIES THE PROGRAMME PROVIDES FOR INCLUSION.
“Well, he loves people and he loves mixing. But he just loved that he could go in and have coffee somewhere and someone could say hello.” Kevin’s Mom
“Her confidence has gone sky high.” Margaret’s Dad.