Undergraduate Parents/Guardians Science Orientation



Register for Parents/Guardians UCD Science Orientation Session

Update: If you missed the event or would like to view the information again, Slides from Assoc Prof Tara McMorrow's Parents Orientation Talk (pdf) are now online. 

‌Professor Joe Carthy, College Principal and Dean of Science requests the pleasure of your company at our Science Orientation session for Parents/Guardians of new Stage 1 Science students on Saturday 19th October 2019 in the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science, Belfield Campus, Dublin 4. 

If you are able to join us please register with the student’s name, your email address and the number of people attending the event. Please register using the Google Form below by Friday 4 October 2019. Please note that you must scroll within the Google Form window to see all of the questions.

Please note that in compliance with GDPR regulations any information provided will only be used for catering/seating purposes. This information will not be circulated to any other units/institutions and will be deleted when the event is over.


11:00am – 12:00 noon Reception on the Ground Floor Concourse:.
Tea/Coffee will be served with a selection snacks. This is an opportunity to see where your student is studying and to meet some of our Science academic and support staff.

12:00 noon – 1:00pm: Information Session – in the Science Hub, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science.
We aim to provide information that will give you an insight into life as a Science student and to explain what your student will experience. We hope this will help you to support them during this time of transition.

We hope our new Science students will show you around our facilities/Science Building which they use daily.

Please note that there are traffic calming barriers in place on campus. Parking near the O’Brien Science Centre East [Building No. 67 on UCD map], can be accessed by entering through the main N11 entrance. Parking is also available by entering through the Clonskeagh entrance. The UCD Map is available on the UCD Estate Services website. The UCD O'Brien Centre for Science is also available on Google Maps.