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Transition Year Programme 2017

The School of Nursing and Midwifery runs a one-week programme for transition year students each year, taking in around 50 students. Students are selected from a range of schools around the country and to maximise school participation, only one student per school will be accepted onto the programme.

The students will spend two days in a classroom setting in our building on D’Olier Street, where they will learn about the professions of nursing and midwifery from our lecturers and students. In addition, there will be presentations on the services and supports provided for students of Trinity College. A further two days of the programme will be based in our clinical skills labs and teaching rooms based in St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8. The final day of the programme will include a tour of the Book of Kells exhibition.

Date for Transition Year Programme 2018 
The date will be published on this webpage during October 2017

Venues for Transition Year Programme 2018
School of Nursing and Midwifery building, 24 D’Olier Street, Dublin 2 
School of Nursing and Midwifery clinical teaching area, Trinity Centre for Health Sciences, St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8

Application process for Transition Year Programme 2018
The application form will be available once the dates have been published

Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. Please note that only completed applications forms will be processed. The application form must be accompanied by the documentation listed below, partial applications will not be accepted.

  • Personal statement (no more than 300 words)

Students should outline the reasons why they would like to attend the School of Nursing and Midwifery Transition Year Programme. Maybe include details of why you would like to study nursing or midwifery and your expectations in relation to College life.

  • Secondary School’s insurance

The insurance policy should state that the employer is indemnified, and not just provide public liability insurance. The policy must be in date at the time of application. Should a student be accepted onto the programme, an updated policy should be submitted in the event that it expires prior to commencement of the TY programme.

  • Letter from School

The letter should confirm that, in the event of being offered a place, they are willing to release the student to attend.

The Transition Year Programme is offered free of charge.


Students from the 2016 Transition Year programme

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