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Junior Health Sciences Academy

The Teddy Bear Hospital

The Teddy Bear Hospital provides children with the opportunity to interact with medical students in a safe and fun environment while learning more about medicine. The aim of the project is to alleviate childhood anxiety surrounding hospitals and doctors.

TY student visits - ‘A Taste of University’

Students in Transition Year are invited to attend lectures and talks in the Education & Health Sciences Faculty

The UL Nursing and Midwifery Summer Camp

During the two-day camp, pupils discover more about Nursing and Midwifery as potential career choices.

Young Scientist/PE Expo

Students from BT Young Scientists & Technology Expo are invited to share and discuss their projects with faculty

Early Careers’ Health Sciences Academy for TY students

Students in Transition Year are invited to a three-day programme jointly held in the University and University Hospital Limerick.

LCPE Workshop Day

This is a workshop day for post-primary schools who are enacting the LCPE curriculum.


 i-PLAY is a weekly physical activity programme designed for children, youth, and young people (ages 5-21) with special needs held within the Physical Education & Sports Science (PESS) Dept. at the University of Limerick.

Junior Health Sciences Academy

What does a physiotherapist or a nurse do? What a hospital look like? Or a University? Why is it important that children adopt health promoting behaviours in their early years? How do they champion these in their schools and with their friends and family?