Open Door Welcome for Family & Friends

Open Door Welcome 2020

Family and friends of First Years are welcome to campus on Saturday, 5th September 2020 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 current 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 family presentations will be held in the Aula Maxima.

5th September, 2020

Introduction and Overview of the day: Ms Noirin Deady, First Year Experience Coordinator

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

Residential Life:  Gary Mulcahy, Student Residential Services & Community Relations Officer

UCC Skills Centre: Dr Caroline Schroeter

Student Finance - Fees, Grants, Budgeting: Cian Power, Student Budgetary Advisor, UCC

Supporting Students in Transition to University: Noirin Deady, First Year Experience Coordinator

Coffee/lunch in the Student Centre

Tour of Campus, Library & Glucksman Art Gallery     


Download some of the presentations from the workshops delivered to students in 2019.  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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