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Date of Review May 2011 Go Back
Year of Study 2nd
Student Type Traditional
From Dublin
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Why did you choose to study in this college?

I want to be a nurse

Are you happy with your choice of course?

Indifferent

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

26-30hrs

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?

End of year exams

Is there an option to study abroad on your course?

No

What are your favourite aspects of your course?

no pay for placement, long hours, poor working conditions

What are your least favourite aspects of your course?

that I can’t have a job because my hours are constantly changing and it is very difficult to support myself because I don’t qualify for a grant

Was your course what you expected?

No

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

the hard long unpaid shifts in the hospital

Why?

better than I had expected long opening hours but poor amount of seating to study near exam time

Rate your course in terms of difficulty

Neither Easy nor Difficult

Please rate your course in terms of workload

Much more than other courses

Are you an active member of any societies?

Yes

If yes, please name the societies

e-soc

Are you a member of any sports clubs?

No

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

40-60

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?

No

If yes, where and why?

campus or either shanowen hall or shanowen square

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