Monthly Archives: March 2015

TY2015: A great experience

Ciarain Condron, Killina Presentation Secondary School When I started the BEES transition year programme I wanted to find out what courses I liked and didn’t like. I want to study zoology in college and after several lectures about zoology my … Continue reading

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TY2015: BEES TY programme

Léa Brady, St. Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill The week in UCC really furthered my interest in natural science, and it really helped me to decide if I would be interested in pursuing a career in this field. At the beginning of … Continue reading

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TY2015: Geology impresses

James Barry, Kinsale Community School County Cork The part which I enjoyed the most about the BEES transition year programme was the Geology lecture given by Prof. Andy Wheeler and the geology practical given by Dr. Bettie Higgs. In the … Continue reading

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TY2015: The BEES knees

Isabel Auld, Newtown School Waterford This week at UCC’s School of BEES was a real eye-opener for me in terms of college level science. Once I saw the time table and what was planned for us I couldn’t wait to … Continue reading

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TY2015: Terrestrial Ecology

Eilish Kennedy -Rockwell College. One of the parts of the course I found surprisingly interesting was the terrestrial ecology practical we had with Dr Simon Harrison. I wasn’t sure what this was but I soon found out we would be … Continue reading

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TY2015: My B.E.E.S. Experience

Robbie Wall – Colaiste Chriost Ri For the past week, I have been studying at the school of BEES. in UCC. I have thoroughly enjoyed this experience, and feel privileged to have had an opportunity like this. I studied a … Continue reading

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TY2015: Geology Rocks

Peter Lahiff, Ashton School For my BEES work experience at UCC, on Thursday afternoon I had a geology class. There were different kinds of rocks and fossils arranged on the desks, and we were divided up into groups and sent … Continue reading

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TY2015: My week in BEES

Charley Breen, Carrigaline Community School For me, I did not take part in the school of BEES TY programme for the work experience but for the chance to learn about science in a different way and from scientists who are … 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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