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College life

There is lots to do on the RCSI campus - meet people and make new friends from all around the world, have fun, play, learn, debate, and be active! There are plenty of opportunities for involvement at RCSI.

There are many facilities and services RCSI students can avail of, including the Library, College restaurant and Coffee Dock, gym, student lounge area, and much more besides. 

RCSI has 33 student societies, offering you great opportunities to meet people with similar interests, try new things and have fun.


Sport is central to life at RCSI, and there are 35 clubs you can join. Our sporting facilities offer you a chance to balance your academic study with a wide range of sporting activities.


The College restaurant, AK Henry's, located on the first floor of the RCSI main campus in St Stephen's Green, offers a wide selection of foods, including vegetarian and Halal options.


The RCSI Student Medical Journal is an annual, multi-disciplinary publication run by students for students and staff alike. It aims to promote student research and scientific writing. Articles range from original research, audits, and special interest pieces to the publication of abstracts, case reports, and elective reviews.


Annual events

International Night

The culmination of a month-long celebration of cultural diversity took place in Dublin's Mansion House with the RCSI International Night. This annual event, one of the most highly anticipated in the College calendar, it showcases the culture, traditions, food, music and dance from our students' home countries, of which there are more than 60 represented in the RCSI student body.


International Night 2013 - extended version