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Welcome

Welcome to Mary Immaculate College! You have already accomplished a great deal in getting into this College and we hope that you are very pleased with your choice. MIC has a reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research, as well as plenty of opportunities to get involved in sporting, cultural and social activities. You have so much to look forward to over the next few years.

‘Welcome to Campus’ visits for first year PME students will take place in the TARA Forum, MIC Limerick on Friday, 2nd September, 2022 from 11.00 to 13.30.

 

The schedule for the session is as follows: 

  • Meet MISU Tour Guide and allocated group or pod at the entrance to the TARA building at assigned time.   
  • Each MISU tour guide will remain with a pod (approx. 15) for the duration of their campus visit.  
  • Welcome address by Dean of Faculty or Course Leader and finish with talk by MISU, information on how to register for clubs and societies (30-35 minutes) in TARA Forum. 
  • Go on a Campus Tour which will stop in Computer Labs to ensure all students can access their email. 

Total time on campus: 2 hours approx.

MIC Limerick Campus: Orientation will commence Monday 19 September 2022, with the ‘Welcome to Campus’ visits. Over the course of the week, MIC Limerick and Thurles will welcome groups of new entrants (max of 110 students attending each session); these groups will be further subdivided into 'pods' of approximately 15.

Please see below for specific dates of orientation for MIC Limerick programmes. You will be assigned a time for your ‘Welcome’ visit on enrolment. These details will be sent to you just before Orientation starts.

Please Note: You will be assigned a group and time once the enrolment process commences. You cannot be assigned a time slot in advance of the enrolment process commencing.

 

Bachelor of Education – Primary Teaching (MI005/MI006): Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th September

Cohort will be divided into four groups at the following times:

  • Group 1: Monday 19th September - 9.30 am – 11.30am
  • Group 2: Monday 19th September - 11.30am-13.30pm
  • Group 3: Monday 19th September - 13.30pm-15.30pm
  • Group 4: Tuesday 20th September - 9.30am – 11.30am

 

B Ed in Education and Psychology (MI008): Tuesday 20th September 11.30am -13.30pm

 

Bachelor of Arts (MI002): Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd September

Wednesday 21st - Cohort will be divided into three groups on at the following times:

  • Group 1: Wednesday 21st September - 9.30 am – 11.30am
  • Group 2: Wednesday 21st September - 11.30am-13.30pm
  • Group 3: Wednesday 21st September - 13.30pm-15.30pm

and 

Thursday 22nd September 9.30am – 15.00 pm – all groups - This session will consist of:

  • 9.30 to 11.30 (approx) Arts Subject Overview in room T118 (see here for the schedule - Please note the order of subject talks may be subject to minor changes) 
  • 11.30 to 13.30 An tSlí– BA subject information stands -opportunity to meet and talk with individual lecturers in each subject area
  • 13.30 to 15.00 Social Event in An Hálla

 

BA in Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies (MI001):

Wednesday 21st September 15.30pm – 17.00pm 

and 

Thursday 22nd September 13.30 pm – 15.00 pm for a Social Event in An Hálla

 

Bachelor of Science in Psychology (MI003):

Wednesday 21st 15.30pm – 17.00pm 

and 

Thursday 22nd September 11.30am – 15.00 pm - this session will consist of: 

  • 11.30 to 12.30 - Room T3.02 (Third floor, Tara Building) - B Sc in Psychology Key session: Coordinating Shared Modules
  • 13.30 to 15.00 - Social Event in An Hálla

 

Bachelor of Education - International (MI004): Friday 23rd September 9.30am – 11.30am

 

BA in Early Childhood Care & Education (MI007): Friday 23rd September 11.30am – 13.30pm

 

The schedule for these visits for the MIC Limerick campus is as follows: 

  • Meet MISU Tour Guide and allocated group or pod at the entrance to the TARA building at assigned time.   
  • Each MISU tour guide will remain with a pod for the duration of their campus visit.  
  • Welcome address by Dean of Faculty or Course Leader and finish with talk by MISU, information on how to register for clubs and societies (30-35 minutes) in TARA Forum. 
  • Go on a Campus Tour which will stop in Computer Labs to ensure all students can access their email. In addition, BA (Liberal Arts) students will register for a compulsory module, Skills for Study and Work 1. BA (Liberal Arts) students will also participate in subject 'Taster Talks' and have an opportunity to meet with staff individually.

Total time on campus: 2 hours approx.

Please note that if you are studying for one of the following programmes located in the Faculty of Arts (BA in Contemporary and Applied Theatre Studies-MI001 or Bachelor of Arts-MI002) and have difficulty with the scheduling of your assigned ‘Welcome’ visit, please contact: ArtsOffice@mic.ul.ie.

Please note that if you are studying for one of the following programmes located in the Faculty of Education (BA in Early Childhood Care and Education-MI007; Bachelor of Education-MI005/MI006; Bachelor of Education – International-MI004; and B Ed in Education and Psychology-MI008) and have difficulty with the scheduling of your assigned ‘Welcome’ visit, please contact: EducationOffice@mic.ul.ie.

 

Take the Interactive Virtual Orientation Tour

MIC Thurles Campus: Orientation for incoming first years will take place during the week commencing 19 September 2022, on evenings 5-8pm. The aim is to familiarise students with the campus and to provide opportunities for them to meet their peers.

 

Each session will commence with a welcome address by Head of School. Students will also meet with key academic staff and MISU. Each group will go on a Campus Tour which will stop in Computer Labs to ensure all students can access their email. New entrants will also visit the Library where there will be a short briefing by the Librarian.

Please see below for specific dates of orientation for MIC Thurles programmes.

 

Please note: You must attend registration on the day assigned to your programme.

Each Orientation Day is tailored for specific programme cohorts.

 

All talks will take place in Room G05

 

Monday 19th September 2022 (5.00pm – 8.00pm, Room G05)

 MI009 - BA in Education Business Studies & Accounting

MI013 - BA in Education, Mathematics and Gaeilge

MI014 – BA in Education, Mathematics and Business Studies

 

Tuesday 20th September 2022 (5.00pm– 8.00pm, Room G05)

MI012 – BA in Education, Gaeilge and Business Studies

MI011 - BA in Education, Gaeilge and Religious Studies

 

Wednesday 21st September 2022 (5.00pm – 8.00pm, Room G05)

MI010 – BA in Education, Business Studies and Religious Studies

 

Take the Interactive Virtual Orientation Tour

Orientation Schedules

2022 Orientation Schedules

Click on your programme to see the relevant schedule:

MIC Limerick

(Please note the order of subject talks may be subject to minor changes) 

 

Take the Interactive Virtual Orientation Tour

 

Interactive Virtual Orientation Tour

Orientation Virtual Tour
Orientation Virtual Tour
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