WORKING WITH SCHOOLS

UCC PLUS+ Outreach programme

The  UCC PLUS+ Schools Outreach Programme has been designed and developed in partnership with our DEIS schools and continuously evolves in response to the needs of students. UCC PLUS+ currently works with 32 linked secondary schools in Cork, Kerry and Waterford (List of Linked Schools).  The programme consists of a variety of activities and initiatives both school and campus-based from 1st year through to Leaving Cert.  The Aim of the Schools Outreach Programme is to:

  • Raise the aspirations of students and parents.
  • Establish connections between students, parents, school and UCC.
  • Introduce students to UCC and the UCC student experience.
  • Enhance students’ academic performance and their ability to compete for university places.
  • Promote the HEAR Scheme as a college entry mechanism.
  • Support students and parents in completing a HEAR application.

 

UCC PLUS+ Programme

1-2 Brighton Villas, Western Road, UCC, Cork

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