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.


Law Summer School

Thursday June 9th, 9.30am-4.30pm (Irish Standard Time)

Have you considered Law as a 3rd level option? The study of Law provides you with skills in problem-solving, legal analysis, research and writing.

What happens on the day?

During the UCD Law 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 Law 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 Law Summer School can be made to Una Kelly at una.kelly@ucd.ie.

Where will the UCD Law Summer School take place?

The UCD Law Summer School will take place in the UCD Sutherland School of Law. The building is number 73 on the UCD Map

Time Activity Speaker
9.00-9.30 Registration in Gardiner Atrium. All talks in L023, A&L Goodbody Theatre.
9.30-9.50 Welcome to UCD Sutherland School of Law and an introduction to our ten degrees Dr Niamh Howlin, Dean of Law
9.50-10.10 ‘Career options and supports at UCD Sutherland School of Law’ Dr Maebh Harding, Head of Career Development
10.10-10.30 ‘Where in the World?’: Study Abroad opportunities for UCD law students’ Dr Justin Jütte, Head of Global Engagement
10.30-10.50 ‘Student Societies for Law Students:   LawSoc, Student Legal Service (SLS’) Student Representatives from LawSoc and SLS societies
10.50-11.10 Break and Refreshments (20 minutes) in Gardiner Atrium/Courtyard
11.10-11.35 ‘Rights of Persons Fleeing the War in Ukraine’ Dr Liam Thornton
11.35-12.00 ‘Consumer Law – Rights every student should know!’ Dr Cliona Kelly, Associate Dean
12.00-12.25 ‘Why international law matters: some contemporary controversies’ Dr Richard Collins
12.25-1.05 Lunch Break (40 minutes) in Gardiner Atrium/Courtyard
1.05-1.40 Table Quiz: Resolving Legal Conundrums Mr John O’Dowd
1.40-2.00 Closing Session – Questions & Answers Dr Niamh Howlin and Dr Cliona Kelly
2.00-3.00 Guided Tours of UCD Sutherland School of Law Student Ambassadors

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

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