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Connect and Engage Event Schedule

Connect and Engage at TUS - 2021/2022

Whether you are a First Year beginning your 3rd level journey or a New Entrant coming to TUS for the first time, you can rest assured that you are joining a community who are welcoming and supportive. We understand commencing college life can be challenging and we are here for you! TUS has developed a whole range of supports to help you get off to a flying start and enable your transition towards a positive student experience.

The Connect and Engage Induction and Orientation Programme supports students’ transition to and retention in third level. Together with on-campus Student Leaders, this programme provides students with the opportunity to actively engage in college life, get to grips with their course, join a club or society, become a volunteer and develop a personal toolkit to live a healthy balanced and enjoyable lifestyle.

The 2021/22 Connect and Engage  Programme of events will take place on the TUS website  We will be uploading useful information for students such as support servives induction videos, links to live Q&A sessions and more.

The Connect and Engage Programme 2021/22 consists of three phases: 

Phase 1 - Progressing/Returning Students

To support you in your transition to this new and exciting academic year you will be invited to attend a timetable of events to assist you with enjoying a positive student experience.  Student Leaders are on campus to help guide you to your class room, answer any questions you may have, and to help you settle in.

Phase 2 - 1st Year Pre-Entry Induction Day

To support you in your transition to this new and exciting academic year, you are requested to attend a virtual pre-entry Induction and Orientation Day. The array of events will be delivered through Microsoft Office Teams.

Phase 3 - 8-Week Connect and Engage Programme

The 8 week Connect and Engage Induction and Orientation Programme, includes an array of events and activities ranging from support services to essential information and all created to support students transition to college towards a positive student experience.   

Please click on the Link below to view the Connet and Engage 8 week THEMED Programme.

Phase 3 Full Themed Week Itinerary - Phase 3 - Connect and Engage 8 Week Programme.

Please click on the link below to access the week by week schedule.

  • PHASE 3 - ‘Connect & Engage Programme’ - All Students from September 27th to November 19th

    The 8-week Connect and Engage Induction and Orientation Pogramme, includes an array of events and activities ranging from support services to essential information and all created to support students transition to college towards a positive student experience.   

    FOR YOUR TIMETABLE VISIT: - http://timetable.lit.ie:8080/studentset.htm.  

     

    Week 6 - Health and Wellness Week.

    Tuesday 2nd November

    STI Awareness Moylish and LSAD Campuses - stand and screening details email Nurses@lit.ie for an appointment.

    Wednesday 3rd November:

    2pm - 3pm  - Improve how you move  with Declan Nash (Bio Below) -  Join Zoom Meeting  Click here to Join  Meeting ID: 873 1600 3121 Passcode: 693749

    Thursday 4th November:

    1pm - 2pm  - Sleep. Nutrition. Movement​ -Sinéad Bradbury -  Click here to join  Meeting ID: 857 3547 0431  Passcode: 291232

     STI Awareness Thurles and Clonmel Campuses - stand and screening details for all students. Email Nurses@lit.ie

    Sinéad Bradbury MSc SENr is a registered Performance Nutritionist helping teams and individuals optimise their lifestyle and nutrition habits for optimum performance. She works with Galway GAA and has her own Nutrition Clinic in Ballybrit, Galway. She prides herself on helping her clients bring out the best in themselves through easy to follow evidence based methods and practices"

    This presentation will incorporate her tried and tested lifestyle and nutrition recommendations to support your physical and mental health and performance.

    Friday 5th November

    2pm - "Friday HIIT" Session with Declan Nash- Join Zoom Meeting  - EVENT CANCELLED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED.....

    Declan Nash: - With over 20 year experience in the health and fitness world Declan has worked with many clients and teams of every level. From everyday gyms users right up to inter county camogie squads and athletes who have represented their country. Declan’s person first approach to health and fitness puts the athlete at ease and offers a safe caring environment to allow you reach your version of optimal health using his Self-care big 6 system all of which will help you protect nourish and cherish both body and mind. 

    “In my opinion, the health and fitness industry is extremely underutilised. The majority of the industry itself is partially to blame for this as I feel it has become overcomplicated and intimidating to many of the people who would thrive as a result of jumping in.
    Everybody wants more energy, everybody wants more focus and everybody deserves more fun. 

    We have lost the run of ourselves and are dancing to someone else’s tune day in day out. 

    What if you pushed pause, looked around and said I am going to give myself a chance. I want to be stronger, healthier and become capable of living my life to the full.”

    Student Support Services Induction - Click here to view video