Seize the opportunity to experience university life with UCD’s Summer School for secondary school students entering 6th Year or (Year 13 A-Level) in September 2024.

The Science and Actuarial and Financial Studies Summer School has now booked out. There are limited places available for  Sustainability on Wednesday 5 June and for Computer Science on Thursday 6 June.


Science & Actuarial & Financial Studies Summer School

Wednesday June 5th, 9.00am – 3.30pm

The UCD Science,  Actuarial and Financial Studies Summer School programme will be held on Wednesday, 5 June 2024 in the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science.  The aim of the Summer School is to introduce students to all of the  following areas:

  • Biological, Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences
  • Earth & Environmental Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

What happens on the day?

The programme starts at 9:30am and includes a number of 30 minute or 1 hour sessions. Each student will attend all of the following:

  • Earth Sciences Exhibition
  • Chemistry Taster Lecture
  • Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences Lab Practical
  • Biology and Environmental Science Campus Field Trip
  • Mathematics workshop
  • Physics Interactive Taster Lecture
The timetable will be emailed to all registered students the week before the Summer School.

Who can register?

The Summer School is for students who are going into 6th year or Year 13 (A Level) in September 2024.

What does it cost?

The UCD Science Summer School costs €35 and includes a sandwich lunch and tea/coffee. A reduced rate of €15 is available for applicants whose families are in receipt of job-seekers or disability payments. If you wish to avail of this discount rate please email for a discount code before booking your course.


Enquiries in relation to the UCD Science and Actuarial & Financial Studies Summer School can be made to Dr Orla Donoghue at

Where will the UCD Science Summer School take place?

The UCD Science Summer School will take place in the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science. The building is number 64 on the  UCD Map

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