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Undergraduate Open Day

Welcome to our Virtual Open Day for prospective undergraduate students. Thank you for your interest in studying at the RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2022.

You can watch back below the talks and live sessions that took place on 5 January 2022.


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Welcome and overview of the day

Join Linda Kelly, 3rd Year Medicine Student in RCSI, as she introduces you to the day’s schedule.

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10:00-10:05

Introduction to RCSI

Find out about our campus, our people and our city. Meet Jyoti Dhawan, RCSI Students’ Union President; Emmanuel Eguare, Education Officer; Fatma Taqi, Culture Officer; and Ross McGuinness, Events Officer.

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10:05-10:10

Introduction to our Undergraduate programmes

Select your preferred programme.

Join Professor Arnie Hill, Head of RCSI School of Medicine, as he introduces you to our Undergraduate Medicine programme.

Medicine

Join Dr Frank Moriarty, Senior Lecturer at the School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences, as he outlines our Undergraduate Pharmacy programme.

Pharmacy

Join Professor Suzanne McDonough, Head of RCSI School of Physiotherapy, as she offers an overview of our Undergraduate Physiotherapy programme.

Physiotherapy

Join Dr Ben Ryan, Programme Director, and Professor Judith Harmey, Deputy Programme Director, as they introduce you to our new Undergraduate Advanced Therapeutic Technologies programme.

Advanced Therapeutic Technologies

10:10-10:25

Your admissions essentials

Select one depending on your whether you are an EU or Non-EU student. If you are unsure, you can consult our policy.

RCSI’s EU Admissions Officer, Céleste Golden, guides you in detail through the application process for CAO students and provides advice to help you complete your application.

CAO students

RCSI’s Non-EU Admissions Officer, Catherine Moloney, provides you with an overview of the application process for all non-EU students applying to RCSI.

Non-EU students

10:25-10:45

Live information sessions

Watch back the live sessions below.

CAO students were invited to our HPAT information session that featured a presentation and a live Q&A with RCSI’s EU Admissions Officer, Céleste Golden.

CAO students

Non-EU students were invited to a live presentation and Q&A to discuss their personal statements and interviews with Dr Kenny Winser, Academic Director of Admissions. 

Non-EU students

10:45-11:10

A short break

Take time for a quick coffee and enjoy a tour of Dublin city.

Explore our campus

11:10-11:20

Chat with RCSI students and faculty

Watch back the sessions below.

Meet Elizabeth Healy, Head of Student Recruitment, and Medicine students Mariam Sharfi, Brian Cleary, Ahad Jassani and Umulkhaira Muhammad

Medicine

Meet Claire O’Connor, Student Recruitment Specialist, and Pharmacy students Robert Staunton, Velin Kolev, Sarah Larney and Franco Pruteanu

Pharmacy

Meet Kate Lewis, Student Recruitment Coordinator, and Physiotherapy students Gemma Shanahan, Aoife McCabe, Sean Cunningham and Tara Gaughan.

Physiotherapy

Meet Philip Curtis, Director of Student Recruitment, Admissions and Student Services, joined by Advanced Therapeutic Technologies Programme Directors Dr Ben Ryan and Professor Judith Harmey.

Advanced Therapeutic Technologies

11:20-11:50

Your accommodation options

Join RCSI’s Accommodation Manager Ivan Carty as he outlines the accommodation facilities available to you as an Undergraduate student.

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11:50-12:00

All about your clubs, societies and events

Sadhbh Smyth and Jackie Knowles, Clubs and Societies Officers, provide an overview of the wide range of options available to RCSI students.

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12:00-12:10

Your health and fitness at RCSI

David Harris, our Gym Manager, will guide you through our campus facilities and will tell you all about our two gyms, fitness studio, sports hall and our team of personal trainers and gym staff.

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12:10-12:20

Our student and career supports

Noel O’Callaghan, Head of Student Development and Wellbeing, gives you an overview of our range of student supports including welfare, wellbeing, counselling, disability and career supports.

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12:20-12:30

Q&A booths

Watch back below the information sessions that took place on the day about each one of the topics.

Student Services
Sadhbh Smyth
and Jackie Knowles (Clubs and Societies Officers), Ivan Carty (Accommodation Manager) and David Harris (Gym and Sports Centre) answer questions about clubs, societies, sports centre and accommodation.

Chat with Student Services

Student Supports
Sinead O’ Kelly (Student Welfare), Ciara Tallon (Careers) and Jacinta Burke (Academic Development) answer questions about our wide range of student supports.

Chat with Student Supports

Admissions
Céleste Golden (EU Admissions) and Catherine Moloney (non-EU Admissions) answer questions about entry requirements, fees and application process.

Chat with Admissions

12:30-13:00

 

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Your future

Meet our Alumni and hear their stories about their experiences during and after their time at RCSI.

Your future after studying Medicine at RCSI 

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Your future after studying Physiotherapy at RCSI 

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Your future after studying Pharmacy at RCSI  

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Your future after studying ATT at RCSI

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Take a tour around our campus

Discover our historical campus, our advanced simulation centre, our health and fitness facilities, our library, our student accommodation and our city.

A tour of 123 St Stephen’s Green

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Our simulation facilities

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Our library services

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Our student accommodations

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Our gym and sports facilities

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Student spaces 

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Student engagement

RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences was named University of the Year for Student Engagement in the new edition of The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022 – primarily for our efforts to negate the impact of the pandemic on students.

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The Sunday Times Good University Guide Student Engagement