SciFest@College Information for Students

SciFest@College Information for Students

SciFest@College is a programme of STEM fairs for second-level students which take place in 16 regional venues - the 11 Institutes of Technology, TU Dublin (Blanchardstown, Kevin St and Tallaght Campuses), DCU and St Mary's College Derry. A SciFest fair consists of a competition and exhibition of projects, a prize-giving ceremony, and may also include a selection of science talks, science demonstrations in the college laboratories and advice on careers in STEM and courses available in the college. The fairs are open to all second-level students and are free to enter.

Before you start to complete the entry form please make sure to read the Guidelines for Online Entrants- Students.

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Entries to SciFest@College 2019 are now open. Because of new data protection regulations you will need to have your parent's/guardian's permission to enter SciFest this year if you are under 18. You can download a permission form here or ask your teacher for a copy. When you have the form completed please return it to your teacher for safekeeping.

When you are ready to enter your project click here to open the entry form. You do not have to complete the form in one go; you can save it and return to it later. When completing the form make sure that the venue you select for exhibiting your project is the correct one.

(When you click on the Save for Later button you will be given a link to your form. You must save this link so that you can re-open your form when you're ready to complete it.)

The closing date for entries to SciFest@College 2019 is Friday 8 March.

Please Note

Once you click the Submit Entry button on the form, you cannot get the form back, so it's probably a good idea to have it checked by an adult before you submit it.

After you submit your form your teacher has to log on and confirm your entry, otherwise it will not be sent to the SciFest@College venue.Therefore, you must be certain to tell your teacher that you have submitted your entry form.

It is expected that all entries to SciFest@College 2019 will be submitted online. In the event that this presents a particular difficulty ask your teacher to contact your local SciFest@College venue for advice. In that event you must familiarise yourself with the relevant guidelines.

08 2019
SciFest@School in Coláiste Lorcáin, Castledermot, Athy, Co. Kildare
15 2019
SciFest@School in Creagh College, Gorey, Co. Wexford
22 2019
SciFest National Final
Adam Kelly talks about his award winning project on the Today Programme with Maura and Daithi on RTE1
Michael D. Higgins, Patron of SciFest
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