Guidance

05-December-23
Guidance

Upcoming events

Good afternoon,

FIT is delighted to announce that we are hosting the Tech Ascent-Tech Apprenticeship Expo in partnership with GCS on the 7th of March 2024 in Croke Park, Dublin.

We would be delighted to invite your 6th year students who are interested in technology would consider attending the event.

Spaces are limited as FIT is working with you we are sending this to you before it goes live in the public domain.

If you are interested please sign up soon to avoid disappointment- please note if you have someone interested in technology that you want to bring with you please note they must register with the link below also.

Please click on link to register: Tech Ascent: Tech Apprenticeship Expo 2024 hosted by FIT and GCS – Registration (registrationdesk.ie)

Please note all attendees must be registered individually using the link above.

The aim of Tech Ascent is to explore existing & future tech employment opportunities in the Irish market, raise the profile of the FIT Tech Apprenticeship programme, and offer facilitation to employers to recruit tech candidates and apprentices.

The professional linkages GCS has with key employers along with FIT’s extensive portfolio of employers will provide a diverse range of Tech professionals for you to network with.

This event will provide:

  • Live Q & A sessions with Tech Apprentices & Tech Apprentice Employers .
  • Interactive Tech arena using a variety of the latest technologies available such as AI, Robotic cars, 3D printing, AR & VR technologies, and PLC’s.
  • 30 Tech Companies for you to meet and discover new career possibilities.

The event will offer you the opportunity to:

· Meet with tech expert employers and discover new career opportunities.

· Enjoy Tech discussion panels where you will hear from Tech Apprentices and Tech professionals about their journey into tech and experiences.

· Enjoy a day packed with like-minded tech enthusiasts.

· Talk to experts and get expert advice on career pathways.

· Expand your own personal and professional development and keep up with the constantly evolving technology.

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UCD

Updates & Events

Please see a list below of upcoming events for January 2024. These events are for students & parents

Medicine in UCD

Any student interested in this please talk to Eoin before registering

UCD School of Medicine and St Vincent’s Healthcare Group would like to invite you and your students to attend our virtual event titled ‘So you want to be a doctor?’ which will take place from Monday 19th to Friday 23rd February 2024.The talks will be delivered live via Zoom during school hours from 10am – 12.30pm each day (10-10:30, 10:30-11:00, break from 11:00-11:30, 11:30-12:00 and finally 12-12:30 Mon-Fri inclusive). Attendees are encouraged to attend live so that they can engage in Q&A with presenters. Register Here

Applying to Irish Universities

When applying to Irish Universities log on to www.cao.ie

Registration cost

Up to January 15th 2024 = €30

16th January - 1st February = €45

Points to note

Parent / guardian guide

https://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=parents

Access routes

for those with disabilities and or from economic or social backgrounds under represented in Irish universities

DARE - Disability Access Route to Education https://accesscollege.ie/dare - Talk to Eoin the Guidance Counsellor also

HEAR - Higher Education Access Route to Education https://accesscollege.ie/hear

Open days

https://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=opendays

Scholarships

https://1916bursary.ie/

https://careersportal.ie/scholarships/index.php?scholarshipsPage=2

Mar
12 2024
School Closed | Team Training Day
Mar
25 2024
Spring Break
May
06 2024
May Bank Holiday
May
31 2024
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