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At ISI Dublin, we understand that every student wishes to maximise their time in Ireland, to meet new people, and to improve their English. The ISI social programme is designed to facilitate this in an exciting, educational, and immersive manner.
What Makes ISI's Social Programme Unique?
The ISI Social Programme is a great way to meet new people, explore the historic city of Dublin, and practice your English with a native speaking guide. The wide variety of free tours & clubs, evening events, and exciting excursions on offer are different every week.
From free orientation tours to conversation exchanges, the weekly ISI Social Programme is packed with exciting, educational, and immersive events ensuring an enjoyable experience for our students. Keep up to date with the day-to-day events at ISI by following our facebook page.
What Can Students Expect?
The Social programme consists of an eclectic range of free & paid afternoon tours, evening clubs, evening events, and Saturday excursions to all corners of Ireland. Each afternoon tour and evening event will be accompanied by a native speaking ISI activity leader.
A sample of our tours are available below, and you can view this month's social programme calendar here.
ISI morning students will avail of a combination of culture, history, and unique adventures during our daily afternoon programme. A sample of tours and attractions that students will visit are listed are below.
- Dublin City Orientation Tour
- Trinty College & The Book of Kells
- Guinness Storehouse
- Kilmainham Gaol
- Dublinia Viking Museum & Christchurch Cathedral
- Howth Cliff Walk
- Irish Musuem of Modern Art
- Glasnevin Park & The National Botanic Gardens
Our weekly evening events are very popular, ranging from English Conversation Nights to Seasonal Parties, and specifically designed to facilitate student interaction. Events are available in advance on our facebook events' page. A sample of events are listed below.
- Conversation Corner
- Games Night
- Movie Night
- Summer Party
- Hallowe'en Party
- Christmas Party
- Valentine's Party
- Irish Music & Céilí
All ISI Students can participate in our free School Clubs, every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evening from 5pm. The content of each club changes from week-to-week, allowing students to freely attend our clubs in accordance with their own daily schedule.
- Jobs Club: Students will be assisted in finding work in Dublin, their interview skills will be developed, and their CVs improved in accordance with the Irish workplace.
- Film & Music Club: A project based club where students will not just learn famous Irish songs, but write their own music, and make their own films.
- Irish History & Culture Club: One of ISI's most popular clubs, students get to learn about all things Irish that decorate the story of The Emerald Isle.
ISI students are encouraged to explore the magic in all corners of Ireland, with full-day tours provided every Saturday. Students are required to register their interest with reception on the Friday before the respective full-day tour is due to take place. A sample of full-day excursions are listed below.
- Blarney & Cork
- Kilkenny & Glendalough
- Galway & Connemara Connemara
- Cliffs of Moher
- Giant's Causeway
- Ring of Kerry
All ISI social programme information is readily available at reception, with daily updates provided on our facebook. Alternatively, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org and a member of our team will look after your query.