Student & Graduate Info
OT Students' Website
Click on the following link which will bring you to our students' website which will give you (the student) useful information about working as an OT, writing up assignments, OT legislation, going on placement etc - and all advice given by OT students!
UCC Open Days
What our Past Students have said about our programme
Undergraduate Student https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XORfCD42rQ
Postgraduate International Student https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zka-YOgFxos
Postgraduate International Student https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVK5LzQCyIU
Information for Graduates
"I have just graduated - what happens now?" is a common question we get asked. To work as an OT in Ireland you need to get registered with CORU (who regulate health & social care professionals) so visit www.coru.ie. If you want to work in the UK as an OT you need to register with HCPC (health & care professions council) so visit www.hcpc.org.uk. If you want to work as an OT in the USA visit https://www.aota.org/practice/manage/intl/workinus.aspx
Past Graduate (Bianca Doherty) gave an interview to The Irish Times in January 2019
We are were delighted to see Bianca telling the world about OT and how she moved to the USA to gain further education & employment as an OT there. It's a very interesting & informative read. Further information can be found at; https://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/abroad/it-was-hard-getting-a-job-in-the-us-getting-a-visa-was-the-hardest-1.3761597?mode=amp
Past Graduate (Jessica Kennedy) gave a presentation at The Global Undergraduate Summit in November 2018
We are very proud of Jessica who gave a presentation at The Global Undergraduate Summit in Dublin in November 2018. The summit is a gathering of top award-winning students from all over the world who present their research work. Jessica falls under "Alumni Success Stories". Information on the event can be found at; https://theglobalundergraduatesummit.com/
Past Graduate (Sarah Prendergast) created an Art-OT Business
Enterprising graduate Sarah created an art business profile on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter in November 2018. Sarah will combine her natural talent of art with her experience of OT to tell the stories of inspiring Irish people. Further information can be found at;
The OT Harlem Shake
The OT Harlem Shake Fever grips the globe! The Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy were motivated to enter as part of a worldwide call to occupational therapy programmes to submit their version of the harlem shake, all in the name of promoting awareness of occupational therapy. How many occupations can you spot?
Raising Awareness of Good Mental Health
On 11th November 2014 at 1pm-2pm in the Main Quad UCC, The Department of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy Yr 2 Students helped raised awareness of mental health and to break the Guinness World Record!