On Thursday 29th November 2012, Mr O’Hara and Dr Agnew attended the annual Northern Ireland Schools and Colleges Careers Association [NISCA] Conference at La Mon Hotel, Belfast. The conference saw an introduction from the Minster of Education, John O’Dowd and a key note speech from Professor Brian MacCraith, President of Dublin City University.

The conference saw a series of 45 minutes lectures and workshops on topics such as ‘Studying in the EU’, ‘Student Exchanges to the USA’, ‘Succeeding in Interviews’, ‘Student Finance’ and ‘Virtual Careers’. They provided a vital insight into the opportunities and challenges of university study in the 21st Century and the core information will be available to WCB students via the careers department and the WCB website.