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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 2022.

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Agricultural Sciences Summer School

Tuesday June 7th, 10.00am-5.00pm (Irish Standard Time)

For students interested in studying Agricultural Sciences at UCD.

What happens on the day?

The UCD Agricultural Sciences Summer School is an excellent opportunity to explore the eleven exciting BAgrSc programmes on offer.

On arrival the Dean of Agriculture, Prof. Frank Monahan will welcome you and provide an overview of the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, the various programmes taught at the school and some of the highlights of our programmes such as the opportunity to Study Abroad and Professional Work Experience. You will have an opportunity to hear from some of our current and past students who will share their experience of studying at the school and we will discuss the wide range of career opportunities open to graduates.

You will then receive a tour of the campus before departing by bus to UCD Lyons Farm.

UCD Lyons Farm is a 280-hectare research farm located 40 minutes from the UCD Belfield Campus and forms an integral part of the teaching and learning experience at the school. Here you will take a tour of the farm, find out about some of the cutting edge research taking place at UCD Lyons Farm from staff who are international experts in their area of expertise. There will be an opportunity to chat with staff over lunch before returning to the UCD Campus in the afternoon for some additional activities.

Who can register?

The Summer School is for students who are going into 6th year or Year 13 (A Level) in September 2022.

What does it cost?

The UCD Agricultural Sciences 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 susan.mcalinden@ucd.ie for a discount code before booking your course.

Enquiries?

Enquiries in relation to the UCD Agricultural Sciences Summer School can be made to Valerie Abbott (valerie.abbott@ucd.ie)

Where will the UCD Agricultural Sciences Summer School take place?

The Agricultural Sciences Summer School will take place in the UCD Agriculture and Food Science Centre. The building is number 2 on the  UCD Map. Participants will travel to UCD Lyons Farm during the day and return to Belfield for further activities in the afternoon.

Time Activity
10.00am Registration
10.00am Welcome Address & Overview of Programmes by Prof. Frank Monahan, Dean of Agriculture and Head of School. Student Panel Discussion.
11.00am Departure to UCD Lyons Farm
11.45am Welcome & Tour of UCD Lyons Farm. Lunch, Meet the Staff. UCD Lyons Farm activity.
2.30pm Departure UCD Lyons Farm and Return to UCD
3.30 UCD Campus Tour
4.15pm Agricultural Science Summer School Wrap Up

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