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Monday, 1st October 2007-RCSI Welcomes Undergraduate Students at Orientation Day

01 October 2007

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) welcomed approximately 370 new students of Medicine, Physiotherapy and Pharmacy at Orientation Day held in the College today. The day commenced with a welcome by the Vice Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Alice McGarvey. Throughout the day students were introduced to all aspects of student life at RCSI. Students also met with their personal tutors for the first time. The day finished with a special reception for staff, students and their families. RCSI operates the largest undergraduate medical school on the island of Ireland.1,500 undergraduate students study Medicine, Physiotherapy and Pharmacy.

Sukhadeep Bir, 1st Medicine gives Dr Alice McGarvey her full attention in a packed O'Flanagan Lecture Theatre at RCSI Orientation day for first year students.

Pictured from l tor r are 1987 RCSI Graduate Mr Adel M Aljazzaf, Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon, Kuwait; his daughter Ms. Hadeel Aljazzaf, Foundation Year Medicine and Mr. Philip Curtis, RCSI Associate Director of Admissions and Student Affairs.

Pictured from l to r are 1st year Pharmacy students Ms. Siobhan Reilly and Ms. Michelle Beirne.

Pictured are 1st year Physiotherapy students Mr. Neal Billings and Ms. Ciara O'Donoghue.

Pictured are 1st year Medical students Ms. Catherine Blair and Mr. Muhammad Sirri Ammar Bin Ramzan.

Pictured from l to r are 1st year Pharmacy students Ms. Trish Halliday and Ms. Sarah Tansey.