‘Supporting a Depressed Teenager – What can a parent do?’ with John Sharry, Monday 21st June 7.00-8.30pm, online by zoom Suffering the effects of school closures and social lockdowns, the Covid crisis has led to a large increase in teenage mental health problems. In this workshop Prof John Sharry will describe the most common causes to teenage depression and illustrate the common solutions that make a difference. As a parent you will be shown what you can do to help your teenagers manage and cope. The workshop will have plenty of time for Q&A. Venue: Zoom online Date: Monday, 21st June 2021 Time: 7pm-8.30pm Further information and bookings are available on the website here.
‘Helping Your Children and Teenagers Bounce Back’ with John Sharry, Monday 14th June 7.45-9.15pm, online by zoom The lockdowns and restrictions of the last year has disrupted family life and increased the pressure on children and parents. During this workshop, I will provide practical principles on how you can look after your family’s mental health and cultivate your children’s resilience as restrictions ease. Topics include: managing anxiety, rebuilding friendships, getting back into positive routines. Venue: Zoom online Date: Monday, 14th June 2021 Time: 7.45pm-8.15pm Further information and bookings are available on the website here.
UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Summer School
The UCD Agriculture, Food Science and Human Nutrition Virtual Summer School 2020 will take place on Thursday, 10th June at 11.30am.
This years’ programme has once again been tailored from an on-campus event to an exciting interactive virtual experience. The event is aimed at Transition Year, 5th year and 6th year secondary school students who are considering their CAO applications, and will provide an overview of some of the opportunities and expertise available at the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.
Hosted by Klaudia Szarzankiewicz and Sean Baker, two third year Food and Agribusiness Management students, attendees will hear from Professor Tommy Boland at UCD Lyons Farm and Dr Daniel Hurley at the UCD Institute of Food and Health. Dr. Caroline Elliott-Kingston, Programme Director of the Horticulture degree will welcome attendees to UCD Rosemount Environmental Research Station, a state-of-the-art plant and environmental research facility located on the UCD Belfield campus which supports teaching and learning on a number of programmes within the school.
Current and former students from across a range of undergraduate programmes will share their experiences of studying at the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.
Anyone interested in attending should register at www.ucdsummerschool.ie or follow the school social media handles for more updates @ucdagfood
The UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science is ranked number one in Ireland and is placed twenty-fourth globally and fifth in Europe for the study of agricultural sciences. The school offers fourteen entry routes with programmes spanning the entire food chain, providing a diverse range of career opportunities in Ireland and internationally.
Tá an próiseas iarratais do Scéim Cónaithe Choláiste na Tríonóide fós oscailte go dtí 30 Meitheamh. Leis seo, cuirtear lóistín lán-Ghaeilge ar fáil do mhic léinn a bheidh sa chéad bhliain in aon disciplín i mí Mheán Fómhair 2021. Bíonn seomra singil ensuite ag gach mac léinn agus glacann siad páirt i saol Gaeilge na hollscoile. Íoctar deontas €1,000 le gach mac léinn ar an Scéim. Tá tuilleadh eolais ar an nasc seo agus tá fáilte teagmháil a dhéanamh leis an Oifigeach Gaeilge ag email@example.com má bhíonn ceist ar bith agat.
The application process for Trinity’s Irish Language Residency Scheme (An Scéim Cónaithe) remains open until 30th June. The Scheme offers Irish language accommodation to first-year students of any discipline in September 2021. Each student will have a single ensuite room and will take part in Irish activities in the university. A €1,000 grant payment is made to each student of the Scheme. There is further information at this link and you are very welcome to contact the Irish Language Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
For 6th years, prior to the CAO Change of Mind deadline, our school liaison team are offering daily virtual drop-in sessions from 12 – 3pm (Mon 28th June – Thurs 1st July). There is no need to pre-register, students can drop in by clicking this link (Meeting ID: 972 7590 1545). It’s the same link for each session.