Science Virtual Summer School

Wednesday June 9th, 11.00am – 1.00pm (Irish Standard Time)

For students interested in Science, Sustainability or Actuarial & Financial Studies.

Virtual Summer School Format

As we are unable to invite you to campus for this years Summer School, we have decided to run all activities online. We will be presenting a reduced program via the Zoom webinar platform. Links to pre-recorded YouTube videos will be forward to you by email and posted here prior to the live Q&A session.

Who can register?

The Virtual Summer School is for any student interested in studying at UCD. Students, parents, guidance counsellors and International Students are all welcome to attend.

How will I access the Virtual Summer School Webinar?

Once registered you will receive an email containing your webinar invitation link. Just click this link prior to the below start time to view. For the best viewing experience we recommend you use a PC/Laptop..

Enquiries in relation to the UCD Science Virtual Summer School can be made to Orla Donoghue at orla.donoghue@ucd.ie.

Time Activity
On Demand Taster Lectures Click Here for Virtual Taster Lecture Series

  • Biological, Biomedical & Biomolecular Science (17 min)
  • Biology & Environmental Science: Zoology (16 mins)
  • Sustainability (9 mins)
  • Chemistry (12 mins)
  • Mathematics (4 mins)
  • Geology (20 mins)
  • Space Science and Astronomy (12 mins)
  • Computer Science (18 mins)


  • Set aside 2 hours for this virtual taster lecture series
  • Have a notepad and pen beside you to write down any questions
  • Bring your questions to the session at 12pm on 9 June for the live Q&A
11.00am-12.00pm (Live Zoom Webinar) Live, interactive, virtual lecture on Physics, includes a Q&A session
The Physics of Covid Vaccines
Dr Tom McCormack
12.00pm-1.00pm (Live Zoom Webinar) Live, virtual talk, includes a Q&A session
An introduction to studying Science, Sustainability, Computer Science and Actuarial and Financial Studies at UCD
Dr Orla Donoghue

Support Issues

If you have any queries in relation to booking a Virtual Summer School please submit your query here. Thank you.

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