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.


Computer Science Summer School

Thursday June 9th, 9.00am – 4.30pm (Irish Standard Time)

The Computer Science Summer School is designed to introduce students to Computer Science and will include hands-on programming workshops as well as an opportunity to meet current students and researchers. No prior knowledge of programming is required to participate in this Summer School.

What happens on the day?

During the UCD Computer Science Summer School, you will attend sample lectures from leading experts connected with the programmes, participate in interactive workshops, take a campus tours while also receiving information on the wide ranging career opportunities available to graduates.

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 Computer 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 susan.mcalinden@ucd.ie for a discount code before booking your course.


Enquiries in relation to the UCD Computer Science Summer School can be made to Gary Dunne at gary.dunne@ucd.ie.

Where will the UCD Computer Science Summer School take place?

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

Time Activity
08:30 Registration in the O’Brien Centre for Science
09:30 Welcome in the School of Computer Science
09:45 Programming Workshop 1
10:45 Talk: What is Computer Science?
11:15 Programming Workshop 2
12:15 Student Talk: Internships
12:45 Lunch in the main restuarant
13:30 Student Talk: Life as a Computer Science Undergraduate
14:15 Talk: Artificial Intelligence and the Meaning of Life
15:00 Career Talk: Gaming, Fintech, Data Science
16:00 Feedback & Finish

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