After arriving

Orientation  sessions

Induction and Orientation activities often act as the first point of direct contact between you and your institution.

Generally orientation sessions are held at the start of the academic year.  You are recommended to attend orientation sessions as this information will help you adapt to life at the institution and ensure you enjoy and get the most out of it!


Citizens from EU/EEA and Switzerland do not have to register with the immigration authorities.


In order to open a bank account you will need your passport/driver’s licence/national ID card, proof of home address by means of a bank statement or utility bill. Proof of your Irish address is required to comply with international money laundering legislation.  Therefore, it is not possible to open a bank account from overseas!


Do not wait until the end of September to find a suitable room! Check the various websites indicated in chapter “Student accommodation”.


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