Monthly Archives: February 2015

Improving Zoo Life for Cheetahs

Dr Tom Quirke is a graduate of the School of BEES. This article, by Anthony King,  first appeared on science.ie A cheetah can hit speeds of over 100 kilometres an hour and visitors to Fota Wildlife Park in Cork can … Continue reading

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TY2015: My week at the Transition Year Programme at BEES

Bayleigh Hanrahan, Transition Year Student, Gaelcholáiste Luimnigh. My week at BEES started on Monday Jan 26th and finished on Friday Jan 30th. I found this week to be a great experience and highly enjoyable. There was much to learn throughout … Continue reading

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TY2015: A week at BEES

Jack Mcelheron – Ashton School I have recently completed my week’s work experience at the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences at University College Cork. I was lucky to get a placement here as the course was fully subscribed … Continue reading

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TY2015: My Experience with BEES

Rachel Harmon When I first came to BEES I came with the intention of becoming a zoologist but as the week progressed I gained interest in other professions such as marine biology and geology. The course gave me an insight … Continue reading

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TY2015: My B.E.E.S Experience

Matthew Manaid – Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh Honestly, I would say that my time here in UCC for the BEES course was amazing. It exceeded my expectations and it’s quite sad that we are all coming to the end of … Continue reading

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TY2015: A “Honey” sweet experience

Michael O Doherty, Christian Brothers College Cork I have spent the last week at the UCC Bees transition year program learning about the various courses and topics I can go on to study after I complete my leaving cert in … Continue reading

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TY2015: This Course is the BEES Knees!

Matthew Beecher, Coláiste Chríost Rí After a tiring week in the School of BEES in UCC I can only be grateful for such a fantastic experience. From the beginning to the end I was highly interested in the lectures, videos, … Continue reading

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TY2015: “Bird brained”

Joyce Barry – Mount Mercy College On starting the Transition Year course at BEES I had no idea of what I would be learning about. Throughout the week we had a chance to sample every discipline at the School of … Continue reading

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TY2015: My week in ecology

Isabel Tyndall, Blackwater Community School I didn’t know what to expect when I signed up. I’m not going to talk about everything I’ve done here this past week because I could go on for ages but I will highlight the … Continue reading

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TY2015: A ‘fantastic week’ at BEES

Juliette Hennessy, Glanmire Community College Cork As part of 4th year work experience I was accepted to take part in the BEES 4th year course. I was especially looking forward to the experience as I strongly believed I wanted to … Continue reading

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