Sign-Up for Freshers Fest

Please sign-up for Freshers Fest Workshops on Saturday, 9th September.

Remember to take a note of the workshops you have signed up for.

You should sign up for at  least two workshops.

Registration Form

Title Description Time Presenter Venue
Understanding your timetable Find out the times, codes and locations of your lectures. 10am
Student Ambassadors Boole 2
Note Taking Master the skills of listening, taking effective notes and writing, all at the same time ! 10am
Ms. Maeve O'Reilly
Student Support Officer
Boole 1
Top tips on how to approach an academic essay How to reference research; hallmarks of good academic writing and how to write a killer essay. 11am
Dr Rosarii Griffin
Centre for Teaching & Learning
Boole 3
Becoming an Academic Thinker Thinking that is not critical is partial uniformed, biased, distorted, or prejudiced. Thinking that is critical produces high quality essays, work and lives. 12pm Mr Daniel Blackshields
Lecturer, School of Economics
Boole 4
Make the most of your first semester Develop key skills to enhance your intellectual and emotional intelligence. 11am
Ms Liath Sheehan
Occupational Therapist
West Wing 9
Surviving Labs Tips on writing lab reports and thriving in labs 11am
Mr Ben Phillip Kane Science Building G02
Student IT Services Blackboard, printing, UCC email and wireless 2pm Student Ambassadors Boole Basment Computer Room 2
Captivating your audience - communication and presentation skills You will need to develop and use these skills throughout your years in UCC 2pm Dr. Jennifer Murphy
Admissions Officer
West Wing 5
Getting involved in student life How to get involved in Clubs and Societies and everything else in UCC 11am
Ms Patricia Murphy
President UCC Societies
Mr Michael Hanrahan
President UCC Clubs
West Wing 6
Connecting your degree to a career Find out about the jobs and careers that student with your degree have pursued and are successful in 12pm Ms Mary McCarthy
UCC Careers Office Advisor
West Wing 5
Transition to University Managing the academic, emotional and social adjustment. 1pm Ms.Nóirín Deady
First Year Experience Coordinator
West Wing 9
Crazy Delicious Food Demonstration - great recipes and tips for first time chefs 2pm Mr. Terry Brennan & Ms Caitlin O’Reilly
Student Centre Managers
Student Centre


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