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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 3rd
Student Type Traditional
From Cork
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Why did you choose to study in this course?

It was my second choice, journalism was my first.

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Yes

On reflection, what made it the right or wrong choice for you?

The opportunities avaialable through the course and the different modules.

How many hours of organised classes do you have per week?

16-20hrs

Are your lectures/labs mainly based on or off the main campus?

On

Is your course weighted more on continuous assessment or end of year exams?

Continuous assessment

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

Yes

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

The media aspects of the course

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

exams and modules such as academic literacies and technical writing.

Was your course what you expected?

No

What do you wish you had known before choosing this course?

That we would be doing technical writing in third year.

Why?

Provide a good service.

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy nor Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Similar to other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

GAA club, Trad society.

Why do you enjoy being a member of this society? why should a prospective student think of joining this society?

Something to do and a chance to make friends.

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

Yes

If yes, please name the sports clubs?

Gaelic Football (M&W)

Are your training facilities easily accessible?

Yes

Are your training facilities at a good standard?

No

Are your training facilities at a good standard? - if no, please give reason

For the sport fields there isn't decent floodlights

What would be helpful to know before joining your sports club?

The amount of training and commitment involved

Would you recommend getting involved in college sport?

ULTV and I'd love to do windsurfing.

How much do you spend on living every week (going out, food, transport etc.), excluding rent and bills?

60-80

Do you or have you lived away from home during college?

Yes

How much does your rent cost per month?

350-450

As a first year did you live in college halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in College Halls?

Yes

Would you recommend living in College Halls Why?

It is managable (don't have to dealing with landlords, electricity and oil).

If yes, where and why?

Kilmurry ... because of the CRAAAAAAAAAAAIC ... definitely recommend it for first years.

How would you recommend this college to a friend?

The stables, no matter what time of day/night there is always a bit of craic there.

What advice would you give to somebody coming to ULknowing nobody?

Definitely get involved in clubs and societies. Go to the orientation (still friends with everyone that was in my orientation group). I know it sounds obvios but go to your lectures and tutorials, you are sure to talk to somewhere there.

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