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Young Adult Cultural Programme

YOUNG ADULT SUMMER | 17 TO 20 | YOUNG ADULT CULTURAL PROGRAMME

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  • Course Dates: Monday 27th June to Friday 12th August 2022
  • Opening Duration: 2 to 7 weeks
  • Arrival days: Saturdays and Sundays
  • Class sizes: Maximum of 15 (Average is 13)
  • Student ages: 17 to 20 year-olds
  • Individuals: Accepted
  • Programme Description

    The FL Young Adult Cultural Programme is all about exploring the area you are visiting, getting to know its people and the civilizations from ancient to modern that shaped its landscapes, its vibrant towns and cities and the great myths and literary masterpieces inspired by it. This programme is designed for mature, independent students who prefer to have some freedom to explore the aspects of Ireland’s capital city that interest them. The cultural activities engage students’ creative and critical thinking skills in multi-sensory interaction with the physical world and help them develop the language to describe those experiences.

    Introduction

    Dublin, Ireland’s capital city and the gateway to Ireland’s Ancient East, is a warm and welcoming city, known for the friendly, gregarious people, who love to hear and tell stories. Dublin city center is lively and full of characteristic bars and restaurants, shopping districts, theatres, parks, and museums.

    This historical, both charming and cosmopolitan as well as being small enough to be discovered by foot, also home to global tech companies such as Facebook, Google, LinkedIn and Twitter, is charming in nature and yet small enough to be discovered by foot. 

    From medieval castles to museums and modern art galleries, Dublin’s vibrant and youthful spirit and easy access make it an attractive destination to any international student who would love and appreciate a great céad míle fáilte (one hundred thousand welcomes).

    The School

    Future Learning Dublin City Campus is located in the very heart of Dublin, one of Europe’s most vibrant and historic cities. Our school is one of the most modern educational buildings in the sector with facilities that reflect our methodology of teaching focused on communication, collaboration and technology skills.

    This is the perfect location and school for students who are looking to explore Dublin city and enjoy everything it has to offer. The school is located off Henry Street which is one of Ireland’s busiest shopping streets, 5 minutes walk to one of the main tourist areas in Temple Bar and also just 5 minutes’ walk from Ireland’s most famous street, O’ Connell Street. You will also always be close to every means of public transport which allows you to easily access home or to visit outside of Dublin.

    Afternoon Activities

    For this cultural programme we offer three afternoons activities which take place after lessons. Students will travel to these places of interest with Future Learning staff and use the public transport and the supplied travel pass. A sample which includes:

    • Walking Tour of Dublin
    • National Archaeology Museum
    • Croke Park – Gaelic Sports Stadium
    • Decorative Arts & History Museum
    • Dublin Castle & Chester Beatty Library
    • National Art Gallery & Merrion Square
    • GOP Witness History
    • Collins Barracks

    Full-Day Excursions

    Dublin offers a wide choice of full-day excursions. Our full-day excursions take place on Saturdays and students will explore places such as Glendalough Monastic Site and National Park, Kilkenny City, Howth Fishing Village, and lots more. We depart by private bus at approximately 9:00 and return in the evening at approximately 17:30.

    On Sunday students have a leisure day where they will be able to explore Dublin city center and its surrounding. 

    Evening Activities

    One evening per week students have an activity to discover more about the local culture exposing them to a full immersion in the Irish culture, including literature, theatre, visual arts, music, dance and cuisine.

    FL Summer Accommodation – Residential

    Dublin city centre has many fine student residential options to offer international students. FL uses the best quality accommodation in the city. Our student accommodation is perfectly located close to our campus so you can easily travel to and from there. Residential accommodation allows the freedom of being close to your friends and living in the centre of Dublin throughout your stay with us. We typically offer students six to eight single en-suite bedrooms in one shared apartment. You’ll have access to the large shared living and kitchen areas with your co-students. All rooms come with an en-suite shower room, single bed, spacious work areas, and plenty of storage. We also offer some great social spaces with a study room, an exclusive on-site gym with hi-spec equipment, and a spacious courtyard area.

    Transport to and from School

    Students taking part in our Young Adult Cultural Programme can either walk to school or use their provided travel pass with unlimited use of the local transport in Dublin including bus, training and city tram. All full-day excursions are provided by private transport.

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