Yeats College host NUI Galway careers event Wednesday 7th November 2012
Galway city school, Yeats College, hosts their annual NUI Galway careers event at a parent and student filled evening taking place at the college this week.
The event is structured to facilitate constructive engagement between parents, students and educators with the objective of providing further clarity on the various courses which are available at NUI Galway.
Representatives from a variety of faculties will be in attendance, including the College of Arts, Social Science & Celtic Studies; the College of Business, Public Policy & Law; the College of Science; the College of Engineering and Informatics; and the College of Medicine.
Information will also be available from ancillary departments covering admissions, scholarships, fees and accommodation.
Speaking about the event, Principal Terry Fahy thanked NUI Galway for always delivering a valuable information evening for students, parents and teachers. He also acknowledged the strong relationship that exists between Yeats College and NUI Galway.
Yeats College Principal, Terry Fahy, said: ‘Yeats College is delighted to be so warmly associated with NUI Galway and we are very proud that approximately 3000 Yeats College alumni have graduated from the university.
As a graduate of UCG, I was particularly delighted to be hosting the NUI Galway event and I extend best wishes to all of the students who are about to embark on a most rewarding university experience.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the staff and students of NUI Galway and in particular Celine O’ Donovan, Caroline Loughnane and Yvonne Keane for giving their time so generously’.
Yeats College is Ireland’s number one provider of students to Irish third level institutions. Last year the college was also Ireland’s leading provider of students to NUI Galway, with 84 students from the class of 2011 receiving a CAO offer to study at the university.
For more information on the one year and two year Leaving Certificate options at Yeats college, or the upcoming Irish language college, log on to www.yeatscollege.ie or call 091 533500.
Here at Yeats College, we appreciate that many important even life-changing decisions must be made during students' final year at school. For this reason, the College has a dynamic, innovative career guidance department which offers students continuous support and counselling regarding any career queries they may have. Our professional careers advisors liaise with universities and provide each individual student with personalised attention as well as comprehensive information on the college courses they are considering.
Each student at the college is provided with:
- Monthly Newsletters with career information
- Individualised Aptitude Testing
- Interview Training
- Seminars featuring guest speakers from a variety of professions
- Accompanied trips to University Open Days
- Guidance on CAO/UCAS application forms
- Up to date information on all courses
Our professional careers advisors provide each individual student with personal attention, as well as comprehensive information on the college courses they are considering.