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Undergraduate Open Day

Welcome to our Virtual Open Day for prospective students. Thank you for joining us for this event and for your interest in studying at the RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences in 2023.

Follow our timeline of live and pre-recorded events below, speak to our students and staff, and explore our campus from 10am on Saturday, 22 October 2022


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Welcome and overview of the day

Join xxxx, [programme] in RCSI, as he/she introduces you to the day’s schedule.

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10:00-10:05

RCSI – your university

Learn about our campus, our people and our city through our faculty. Meet Prof. Cathal Kelly, Vice Chancellor and Registrar; Prof. Hannah McGee, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences; Prof. Fergal O'Brien, Deputy-Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation; Ms Judith Gilroy, Associate Director for Academic Affairs; and Ms Aine Gibbons, Director of Development.

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10:05-10:15

RCSI – your programme

Select your preferred programme.

Join Prof. Gerry McElvaney, 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 Prof. 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 (ATT) programme.

Advanced Therapeutic Technologies

10:15-10:30

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 an overview of the application process for all Non-EU students applying to RCSI.

Non-EU students

10:30-10:50

Live information sessions

Select one depending on your whether you are an EU or Non-EU student.

CAO students are invited to a live HPAT information session presented by EU Admissions Officer, Céleste Golden, with opportunities to ask questions in the live Q&A.

CAO students

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

Non-EU students

10:50-11:20

A short break

Take 10 minutes to grab a snack and enjoy one of RCSI’s virtual tours. Return at 11.30am for our student live panel sessions.

Take a tour

11:20-11:30

Your faculty and fellow students

A live opportunity to meet and chat with RCSI students and faculty.

Elizabeth Healy, Head of Student Recruitment, moderates a panel with Medicine students xxx ....

Medicine

Claire O’Connor, Student Recruitment Specialist, moderates a panel with Pharmacy students xxx ... 

Pharmacy

Kate Lewis, Student Recruitment Coordinator, moderates a panel with Physiotherapy students xxx ...

Physiotherapy

11:30-12:00

Your student supports

Jacinta Burke, Academic Development, and Niamh Mullen, Career Development Advisor, give you an overview of our range of student supports including welfare, well-being, counselling and disability supports.

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12:00-12:10

Your accommodation options 

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

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12:10-12:20

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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12:20-12:30

Your health and fitness

Our Gym Manager, David Harris, 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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12:30-12:40

Your career supports

Arnie Hill, Professor and Chair of Surgery; Noel O’Callaghan, Head of Student Development and Wellbeing; Ciara Tallon, Career Development Advisor; and Caoimhe Ní Néill, Alumni Relations Manager, give you an overview of our careers-focused education, tailored career supports, international career opportunities and RCSI's global Alumni network. 

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12:40-12:50

Q&A booths

Select your preferred Q&A booth from the options below.

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Chat with Student Services

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Chat with Student Supports

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Chat with Admissions

12:50-13:20
Find out more

Thank you for watching our Undergraduate Open Day. Get in touch with any queries or join us for our on-campus event on 4 January 2023.

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Hear from our students

Find out about the educational experience and social life at RCSI as we ask students from each programme 73 questions while they take you around our iconic campus.

Life as a Medicine Student

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Life as a Pharmacy Student

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Life as a Physiotherapy Student

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Life as a ATT student

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Student experiences

Some of the most memorable RCSI moments happen outside our lecture halls and the videos below will show you why. From the Paediatric Society’s Teddy Bear Hospital to International Night, get a glimpse into the last academic year at RCSI.

Research Summer School

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Clinical Electives

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Medicine Conferring

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Pharmacy and Physiotherapy Conferring

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White Coat Ceremony

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Results Day

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International Night

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Teddy Bear Hospital

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Life as an RCSI student

RCSI students have a unique and immersive educational experience, and also enjoy many opportunities to get involved in clubs and societies, participate in sports and fitness activities, create memories, and make friendships to last a lifetime.