Wednesday 18 September 2019

The Going to College Podcast: Your college survival guide - part 2

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Going to College is a four-part series presented by Síona Cahill, former USI President.

This week’s episode is the second part of our 'College Survival' guide helping you to prepare for college life.

Get the low-down on: accommodation dos and don'ts, why you should learn to cook and not rely on 13 cent noodle packets, making the most of the college resources at your disposal, the importance of friendships and societies, and don't forget your family at home!

Joining Síona with their expert advice and insights was Lorna Fitzpatrick, USI President, Jimmy McGovern, Youth Rights Activist at NUI Galway, Caitríona McGrattan, NUI Maynooth Programme Advisor, and Ann Marie O’Reilly, Policy Officer with Threshold.

The Going to College series is in association with QQI.

For more episodes and information, go to

Additional resources & links:

- Student volunteering platform

- Catherine O’Connor

- How To Be A Student: 100 Great Ideas And Practical Habits For Students Everywhere, Sarah Moore & Maura Murphy:…re/dp/0335216528

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