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September 2016
PGCE Student Welcome Week  Mon - Fri  05 - 09 September
PGCE Student Welcome Lunch  Fri  09 September
College Open Days  Tue


 13 September

 14 September

Diversity and Mutual Understanding (DMU) Facilitator Development Programme

 Tue - Thu  13 - 15 September
Students' Union Executive Training Day  Thu  15 September
Undergraduate Student Welcome Week  Mon - Fri  19 - 23 September
Students' Union Freshers' Ball:  UV  Tue  27 September
Erasmus+ Buddy Programme  Tue  27 September
International Students Welcome Reception - Autumn  Tue  27 September
MacMillan Coffee Morning - Staff Association  Fri  30 September
October 2016
International Students Cultural Programme  Wednesdays  28 September -

 26 October

Annual Student Freshers' Fair  Wed  05 October

International Students Donegal

Gaeltacht Experience

 Fri - Sun  07 - 09 October
Student Workshop with the 'Armagh Rhymers'  Wed  12 October

International Students Irish Language Programme

 Mon - Fri  10 - 14 October
The Ranch River Dance Fundraising Event  Mon  17 October
PGCE/TICO Open Day  Tue  18 October
An tÁisaonad Early Reading Training Day  Wed  19 October
Annual Student Community Volunteering Fair  Wed  19 October
Annual Mass for the Dedication of Studies: Foundation Day  Thu  20 October
Study USA Student Workshop  Tue  25 October
Students' Union Women's Day - Fundraiser for Breast Cancer  Tue  25 October
Annual Student Careers Fair  Wed  26 October
International Students 'Monster Mash' Day  Wed  26 October
Students' Union Halloween Ball  Wed  26 October
Jolly Phonics IME Student Workshop  Thu  27 October
Post-Primary School Taster Day Events Mon - Thu  31 Oct  - 3 Nov
November 2016
International Students Gaelic Games/Irish Traditional Music Taster Programme  Wednesdays  02 - 23 November

Students' Union Mental Health Awareness Week

- Training Workshop on Mental Health Awareness

- SAFEtalk Seminar on Suicide Awareness

- Fundraising - Sponsored 'Spinathon'

 Mon - Thu  07 - 11 November
Student Education Conference on Special Educational Needs  Wed  09 November
Jolly Phonics Student Workshop  Fri  11 November
Students' Union Charity Clothes Drive Week  Mon - Fri  14 - 18 November
Gaeltacht Day  Tue  15 November
Student Taster Experience Event: Mature Students/Adult Returners  Tue  15 November
Annual November Requiem Mass  Wed  16 November
Teacher Education Group Conference  Thurs  17 November
An tÁisaonad Early Reading Training Day  Fri  18 November
International Students Causeway Experience  Fri - Sun  18 - 20 November
International Students Thanksgiving Dinner  Thu  24 November
Jolly Phonics Student Workshop  Fri  25 November
Students' Union Christmas Movie Night for Disability Action  Tue  29 November
December 2016
Annual Christmas Shoe Box Appeal Drive    05 - 09 December
Student Trad for Trócaire Campaign Day  Thu  01 December
International Students Christmas Formal  Fri  02 December
Student Teacher Education Conference: Moving Towards Induction and Employment  Wed  07 December
Winter Graduation at Queen's University  Thu  08 December
Annual Student Performing Arts Society Musical  Mon  12 December
St Mary's University College Students' Union / Stranmillis University College Christams Jumper Party  Tue  13 December
Students' Union Christmas Ball  Tues  13 December
Annual Christmas Carol Service and Festive Market  Wed  14 December
International Students Farewell Celebration Dinner  Thu  15 December
January 2017
Critical Media Literacy Project:  'Irish News Young News Readers'  Thu  5 January
Students' Union 'Refreshers' Ball'  Tue  10 January
Students' Union Performing Arts Society Musical Screening  Tue  10 January
International Students Reception - Winter  Thu  12 January
Student Teachmeet  Wed  18 January
Students' Union International Student Welcome Event  Wed  18 January

Raidio Fáilte PGCE Student Workshop

 Wed  25 January

Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools: Communities of Faith, Knowledge and Service

 Sun - Fri  29 January

 - 04 February

February 2017
Interschools STEM Event: 'Dancing with Robots' (Delivered by St Mary's and Stranmillis University Colleges)  Thu & Fri  

2 & 3 February

9 & 10 February

BEd Interviews  Mon - Wed  13 - 15 February

Liberal Arts: Work Related Learning

Induction Seminar Series

 Mon - Tue  20 - 21 February


Liberal Arts: Work Related Learning

Induction Seminar Series

 Mon - Tue  27 - 28 February

Irish Medium Education CPD Course:

Ag tacú le Litearthacht do Pháistí sa rang lán-Ghaeilge/
Supporting Child Literacy in the Irish-Medium Classroom

 Tue - Thu  28 Feb - 2 Mar

Irish Medium Education CPD Course:

Cumais Uimhearthachta agus Litearthachta a chur chun cinn i suíomhanna lán-Ghaeilge/
Promoting Numeracy and Literacy Competences in
Irish-Medium Settings

 Tue - Thu  28 Feb - 2 Mar
March 2017

Irish Medium Classroom Assistants' Course: 

Cúntóirí Ranga agus an Fhoireann Tacaíochta   

 Tue - Wed  07- 08 Mar
BEd Honours Post-Primary Teaching Infomration Evening:  Mathematics, Science, T & D  Tue  21 Mar
International Students Farewell Celebration Dinner  Tue  21 Mar
North-South Teacher Exchange Workshop  Fri  31 Mar
April 2017
PGCE Interviews  Thu - Fri  06- 07 Apr
Liberal Arts Open Day/Information Seminar  Mon  10 April
Student Education Conference on Pastoral Issues  Wed  26 Apr
Sigerson Victory Reception  Wed  26 Apr
May 2017

Irish-medium Research Conference: Ag Treorúna Foghlama sa Ghaeloideachais/ Guiding Learning in Irish-medium Education’

 Wed  3 May
Students' Union Eurovision Night  Mon  8 May
'Moving Borders' : Erasmus Symposium on European Integration and Intercultural Education  Wed  10 May


 Wed  10 May
Final Year Student Lunch - NSS Survey  Wed  10 May
Students' Union Elections - Hustings Day  Wed  17 May
Students' Union Elections - Polling Day  Thu  18 May
June 2017
An tÁisaonad Scríobh Leabhar School Competition  Tue  06 June
Irish Medium Commencement Ceremony   Fri  09 June
Annual Student Art Exhibition  Fri  09 June (TBC)
Religious Education Commencement Ceremony  Thu  15 June
Liberal Arts Commencement Ceremony  Wed  21 June
Staff Summer Lunch  Fri  30 June (TBC)
July 2017
M-Level Programme of Professional Development Summer School TBC  Mon - Fri  03 - 07 July  
Summer Graduation Ceremony at Queen's University  Thu  29 June