Open Door Welcome for Family & Friends

Open Door Welcome 2018

Family and friends of First Years are welcome to campus during Freshers Fest in September 2018. You will enjoy a tour of our beautiful campus and hear presentations on student life. This is a brilliant opportunity to familiarise yourself with campus and to meet staff. 

You will be greeted by students and staff at the Visitors' Centre, which is located on the Main Quad. You will then be escorted to the activity/workshop of your choice.

All Presentations will be held in the Aula Maxima.

8th September, 2018

Introduction and Overview of the day: Ms Anne Wallace, First Year Experience Coordinator.

Welcome Address: Professor John O'Halloran, Deputy President and Registrar. 

Student Services: Michelle Healy and Gary Mulcahy

Supporting Students in Transition to University:Dr Marian McCarthy Workshop

Skills Centre: Ms Kathy Bradley, UCC Skills Centre Coordinator. Presentation available Kathy Bradley

Student Finance - Fees, Grants, Budgeting: UCC Budgetary Advisor.  

Coffee/lunch in the Student Centre:

Tour of Campus, Library & Glucksman Art Gallery     


Download some of the presentations from the workshops on Saturday 8th.  Click on the highlighted links:

Daniel Blackshields - On Becoming an Academic Thinker

Dr Marian McCarthy Multiple Intelligences -

Dr Jennifer Murphy - Communication and Presentation Skills


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