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INTRODUCTION Congratulations and welcome to RCSI  We are your fellow Graduate Entry Medicine  GEM  program students, Class...
TABLE OF CONTENTS The GEM Program  What to Expect  5-13  1. FAQ  What are the hours like  2. FAQ  What is the class schedu...
34. FAQ  How do I set up a bank account in Ireland  35. FAQ  How much money should I transfer at once  36. FAQ  What   s m...
THE GEM PROGRAM - WHAT TO EXPECT 1. FAQ  What are the hours like  The hours in GEM1 are pretty full on. The average day ge...
The image below is an example of a typical Monday-Friday schedule in second semester.  We won   t lie - you are starting m...
Exact dates for the semester, including breaks and exam times, aren   t finalized until just before classes start in Septe...
Here is an insider   s view of the new Mercer Court Building   4. FAQ  How will I have access to course material  RCSI use...
sooner. It can be a bit confusing at first, so take a some time to familiarize yourself with it. Lecture slides  PPT or PD...
a lot of school supplies. Unfortunately, printing is not free on campus, so you   ll have to load money onto your student ...
Faculty and other students, to help you succeed. The GEM program prides itself on collegiality and camaraderie  everyone i...
You will also have an OSCE  Objective Structured Clinical Examination  as your last exam for both terms. In GEM1, this wil...
throughout the semester  of which there are 2 or 3 , you may get the results back a few weeks after submitting the assignm...
PLANNING TO START THE PROGRAM   IMMIGRATION 12. FAQ  How do I organise an Irish Bank Loan for my fees   applicable to Iris...
The largest insurance provider in Ireland is VHI  www.vhi.ie , and their options will be comparable to their competitors -...
If you see a GP or other medical specialist for a condition you may have, it is a good idea to book an appointment with th...
Try to decide what you absolutely must bring, and what you can just buy here. Some students did opt to bring houseware ite...
This is the UK style plug, not the EU plug, so if you   re going to buy any adapters before arriving be sure to purchase U...
c. You must have at least    3,000.00 in an account d. If you have obtained a loan for school then you may want to include...
To make an appointment, you   ll need your passport number. Fill in the first three fields as below   These appointments m...
a. You will be issued this letter after registration day on September 3 unfortunately, it is not possible to register stud...
FINDING YOUR NEW HOME   SETTING UP A BANK ACCOUNT 25. FAQ  Should I live on campus  RCSI   s on-campus housing  Mercer Acc...
up quite a few new student properties in Dublin  including New Mill, describe above in FAQ  25 . Host family  Three of our...
developments on the northside  Smithfield, International Financial Services Centre  means this trend is changing. As an FY...
Some students signed a lease beginning as early as mid-June  this meant it ended before their clinical placement was done ...
30. FAQ  What resources can I use to find housing  For apartments, houses, and rooms, daft.ie is the go-to. Daft is like t...
    Tough luck, move on. There are so many universities in Dublin that some landlords decide they don   t want the hassle ...
Below you can find examples of a rental resume and a letter of reference from a previous landlord   32. FAQ  What is the l...
33. FAQ  I   ve signed the lease, what   s next  Television license  As ruled in the Broadcasting Act of 2009, all homes i...
deposit and the last thing you want is them claiming that some damage that   s been there for ages was your fault.     Dat...
Ok, I   m starting to see what you mean-  And the TWIC letter requires a Dublin address to be issued to you. Sweet, holy- ...
Note  it is completely up to the banks discretion as to whether or not they will let you open up an account without an add...
To answer the question  it is usually wise to move as much money as possible each time you make a transfer. Unless you   r...
4. Tim-Tams     7 pack 5. Yogi Tea     4 standard box 6. Cheerios     4-6 box 7. Himalayan salt  don   t buy Himalayan sal...
2. The rest of Europe is accessible for under    200 but can be reached for far less with good planning 3. Getting back to...
YOU   RE HERE, NOW WHAT  37. FAQ  So I have my apartment, where do I shop for it  House ware  When buying things for your ...
38. FAQ  How do I set-up my cell phone  Many international students will opt to bring their own smartphone from home, whic...
If 7 00am isn   t early enough for you FlyeFit is a chain of gyms that are mainly 24 hour gyms. They are affordable, have ...
Note on driving  When visiting Ireland you do not need an International Driving Permit to rent a car. Your UK, US, Canadia...
    Good World  very, very good Chinese food     Il Vicoletto  a bit on the fancier side, the best homemade Italian you   ...
You can sign up to an Amazon Prime trial and use the free next day delivery to your ParcelMotel address, just remember to ...
                             Dublin Zoo National Gallery of Ireland The Hugh Lane Gallery Natural History Museum The Iveag...
    Beer Garden  find a list here  best one being the Pav-and that   s the last compliment we will give Trinity   https   ...
                     Newbridge House and Farm The HellFire Club  spooky  Johnnie Fox   s Pub  Highest pub in Ireland  Kild...
A note on Irish sarcasm from an Irish classmate  As an Irish person, I was never really aware that as a nation we can be p...