Category Archives: TY2014

TY2014: Sea Urchins don’t like Pink

Niamh Bain, Loreto Secondary School, Clonmel I really enjoyed the Transition Year program in the School of BEES here in UCC. I learned a lot and got to do things and meet people that I possibly wouldn’t ever have the … Continue reading

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TY2014: ‘I now know that I want to do zoology’

Amy Benaim, St. Aloysius College, Carrigtwohill It furthered my interest in science, particularly natural sciences and helped me to decide what I would genuinely be interested in. The BEES TY2014 course run at UCC was great. It really aimed to … Continue reading

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TY2014: A week to remember

Daire O’Sullivan, Presentation Brothers College I recently have attended the School of BEES  in UCC for a week of work experience. The week was a course in UCC regarding Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences. It was from 10AM until 4PM … Continue reading

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TY2014: A Great Experience

Laura McCarthy, St Angelas College. On Monday the 27th of January, a group of four girls including myself from St Angela’s College came to the BEES transition year course. Along with other transition year students from Ireland. The week was … Continue reading

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TY2014: BEES is weird (IN THE BEST POSSIBLE WAY)

Maebh Ni Thuama, Colaiste Muire Crosshaven. Looking back on what I did during my week at BEES, I think the things I most fondly remember are: the birds we tagged and melodramatically released back into the wild the library safari … Continue reading

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TY2014: The BEES Experience

Caoimhe Ní Choileáin, Pobalscoil Chorca Dhuibhne, An Daingean From the 27th to the 31st of January I spent a week of work experience at the school of BEES Transition Year Work Experience Programme. I  really enjoy biology at school so … Continue reading

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TY2014: Getting to know BEES

Alan Butler, Mount St. Michael I recently spent a week attending a science course at UCC in the School of BEES. It has been a very interesting and insightful week into the work in the different areas of the school.  … Continue reading

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TY2014: The B.E.E.S knees

Rory Cremin, C.B.C. Cork During the TY2014 week we did many different things. At the start of the week they gave an overview talk of what biological, earth and environmental sciences is. We were split up into 2 groups, about … Continue reading

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TY2014: Life at BEES

Sarah Lee, St. Angela’s College, Cork. My name is Sarah Lee and I and three other girls from St. Angela’s College Cork, took part in BEES TY2014 programme. We took part from Monday the 27th of January to Friday the … Continue reading

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TY2014: Work Experience at BEES

Ciaran Crowley, Colaiste Spioraid Naomh, Cork The work experience here was a great experience for me. It gave me a great insight into what work is like in the area that the BEES courses cover. On the first day we … Continue reading

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