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College Awareness Week 2019 at Dominican College Griffith Avenue
5 November 2019 @ 8:00 am - 9 November 2019 @ 5:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until 8 November 2019
Dominican College, Griffith Avenue will host CAW on the 4th of November this year. We will be running various events throughout the week for each year group. Our teaching staff will also be involved as they will be providing students with an insight into their educational journey to date. We will kick off the week with a special College Awareness Teams Game Tournament with Transition Years. Teams will battle it out to see who is the most ‘college aware’. The Enterprise and LCVP class will also go on a campus tour of Whilehall College to hear about post leaving certificate options. On Tuesday the 5th of November, 6th years will attend an in house Careers Fair hearing from speakers in the area of Health Science, Science, Arts, Business, PLC’s and about studying in the North. On Wednesday the 6th of November both 5th and 6th years will hear from past pupils about volunteering options and about their experience of the UCAS system. We will also invite 6th year parents to the school on Wednesday the 6th of November at 7.30 pm, to hear about the CAO process. On Thursday junior year groups will have the opportunity to engage in a College Awareness lesson to build awareness around the benefits of going to college and life long learning. Finally, on Friday 8th of November, 5th years will attend a campus tour of DCU. Throughout the week we will see our school corridors decorated with posters and artwork to demonstrate that going to college is both fun and worthwhile.