Desmond College celebrates College Awareness Week 2018!

Desmond College organised a week of activities and guest speakers to mark College Awareness Week.

 The fourth annual College Awareness Week (CAW)
took place from November 19th to 23rd 2018

 The campaign promoted the benefits of a post-secondary
plan for all, supports students to become ‘college ready’
and features local role models

Desmond College celebrated College Awareness Week by holding talks, workshops, project work and parents evening throughout the week.

We at Desmond College are delighted to be part of a nationwide campaign to promote the importance of post-secondary education. There are lots of options out there and College Awareness Week encourages people of all ages to consider further education as part of their future.

CAW aims to inspire and inform all students about the importance of having a post-secondary education plan. It advocates for students to have the choice to pursue the course best suited to their interests, abilities and dreams, whether that is a PLC qualification, an apprenticeship or a university degree.

For more information on CAW, please visit www.collegeaware.ie.

For further details please contact:
Kerrie Collins – Career and Guidance Counsellor in Desmond College

Nov 2018: Kellie Griffin and Darren Bridgeman 3rd year students checking out what is on offer during College Awareness Week
Kellie Griffin and Darren Bridgeman 3rd year students checking out what is on offer during College Awareness Week

Nov 2018: Liam Callanan and Michéal Murphy from Desmond College enjoyed an enlightening and informative talk from LCETB about apprentices and traineeship opportunities for leaving certificate students
Liam Callanan and Michéal Murphy from Desmond College enjoyed an enlightening and informative talk from LCETB about apprentices and traineeship opportunities for leaving certificate students

Nov 2018: Some  of the science students in Desmond College enjoying a talk about the science courses on offer in the Institute of Technology Tralee
Some of the science students in Desmond College enjoying a talk about the science courses on offer in the Institute of Technology Tralee

Nov 2018: Alan Wallace pictured with Joe O'Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week.
Alan Wallace pictured with Joe O’Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week

Nov 2018: Desmond College Transition Year pictured with Joe O\Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week.
Desmond College Transition Year pictured with Joe O’Connor (Limerick Senior Hurler Trainer) who gave an inspirational talk to our students as part of College Awareness Week


Transition Year students enjoying a talk from GMIT

Nov 2018: Damian Quaid spoke to students of Desmond college about careers within the Gardai Síochàna
Damian Quaid spoke to students of Desmond college about careers within the Gardai Síochàna


Students enjoying a talk in relation to the Broadford Sports Programme
Students enjoying a talk in relation to the Broadford Sports Programme