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Connect and Engage Event Schedule

Connect and Engage at LIT - 2021/2022

Whether you are a First Year beginning your 3rd level journey or a New Entrant coming to LIT 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! LIT 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 LIT 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.

  • 23rd September 2021 - Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment / Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    September 23rd, 2021  - 9:30am-4:00pm

    Induction By Faculty: - 
    Faculty of Engineering & Built Environment AND Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

    Your Online Induction Day will commence with an opening address from Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of LIT, which will be live from 9.30am.  

    To join the other events, please click on the link alongside the activity, at the specified time.  

    Please ensure you have downloaded Microsoft Office Teams.

    Time Activity Delivery
    9.30 - 11.00
    • President Welcome
    • Connect and Engage Programme Overview
    • Introduction to Student Support Services - Counselling Service, Access Service, Health Unit, Learning Support Unit, Pastoral Care, Careers and Employability,  
    • Meet LIT Student Leaders - from each campus 

    1st Year Pre-Induction Welcome Address - 23rd September

    11.30-12.00

    • Consent Workshop 

    The Active*Consent Online Workshop has been designed for third level students.

    This workshop provides a sex-positive space where young people can explore sexual consent and learn how to practice active consent for safe and mutually enjoyable sexual experiences.

    There is no active participation required from students during the workshop. We stress that this is a safe space that students can use to learn about consent. Students can join the workshop from any device such as their phone or smart tablet.

    23rd Sept Consent Workshop. Click here to join event

    12.00 - 12.30
    • Sports Office 
    Click here to join (Live from 23rd Sept)

    12.30 – 12.45

    • Office of Interational Students

    23rd Sept International Office - Click here to join the event

    12.45 - 1.15
    • Students Union Executive Welcome Session
    Click here to join (Live from 23rd Sept)
    2.00 - 2.45
    • Computer Services
    Click here to join (Live from 23rd Sept)
    3.00 - 3.30
    • Student Financial Support - Access Service and Grants and Fees
    Click here to join (Live from 23rd Sept)
    3.45 - 4.00
    • LIT Library Service
    Click here to join (Live from 23rd Sept)

     

  • 24th September 2021 - Faculty of Business & Humanities / School of Art & Design

    September 24th 2021 9:30am - 4:00pm

    Faculty of Business & Humanities AND School of Art & Design

    Your Online Induction Day will commence with an opening address from Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of LIT, which will be live from 9.30am.  

    To join the other events, please click on the link alongside the activity, at the specified time.  

    Please ensure you have downloaded Microsoft Office Teams.

    Time Activity Delivery
    9.30 - 11.00
    • 1st Year Pre-Induction Welcome Address - 24th September
    • President Welcome
    • Connect and Engage Programme Overview
    • Introduction to Student Support Services - Counselling Service, Access Service, Health Unit, Learning Support Unit, Pastoral Care, Careers and Employability,  
    • Meet LIT Student Leaders - from each campus 

    1st year Pre-Induction Welcome Address - 24th September

    11.30-12.00

    The Active*Consent Online Workshop has been designed for third level students.

    This workshop provides a sex-positive space where young people can explore sexual consent and learn how to practice active consent for safe and mutually enjoyable sexual experiences.

    There is no active participation required from students during the workshop. We stress that this is a safe space that students can use to learn about consent. Students can join the workshop from any device such as their phone or smart tablet.

     

    Consent Workshop 24th September - Click here to join

    12.00 - 12.30
    • Sports Office 
    Click here to join (Live from 24th Sept)

    12.30 – 12.45

    • Office of Interational Students

     International Office 24th September  - Click here to join

    12.45 - 1.15
    • Students Union Executive Welcome Session
    Click here to join (Live from 24th Sept)
    2.00 - 2.45
    • Computer Services
    Click here to join (Live from 24th Sept)
    3.00 - 3.30
    • Student Financial Support - Access Service and Grants and Fees
    CClick here to join (Live from 24th Sept)
    3.45 - 4.00
    • LIT Library Service
    Click here to join (Live from 24th Sept)

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.   

Notice

Please be aware that video and photography content on this website was produced prior to COVID-19