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Dean's List for Volunteering Application Process 2021

Deadline for applications is Monday 22nd March 2021.

Completed applications should be sent as a MSWord document to the Civic Engagement Officer, Simone Camereon-Coen, at

Check-list for 2021 Applications

  • Completed application form
  • Contact details for reference included in form
  • Three completed reflection pdfs
  • Description:    This category recognises participation in a volunteering activity and personal reflection on the impact of the activity on themselves and the group/individual. 

    Eligibility:  Please consider the Trinity Graduate Attributes when applying for this award. Reflective practice is a deliberate way of thinking that leads to change in action. As part of the application you are asked to submit 3 reflections using the Online Guided Reflection Tool. These will not be assessed themselves. However, you may find them useful to use as you fill out the reflection below (you may copy and paste from reflections you have already completed).  Throughout your careers you will be expected to understand how you work and perform, to play to your strengths and to identify and work on your weaknesses. The ability to reflect is linked Trinity's Graduate Attributes: to think independently, to act responsibly, and to communicate effectively. You may wish to refer to the Graduate Attributes and Principles to guide your reflection. They can be seen on the Graduate Attributes webpage. Self-nomination form (MSWord 157KB) indicating that the student has fulfilled the requirements and a confirming with electronic signature from a nominated senior person in the activity's organisation (e.g. captain, chair, coordinator). It should be made clear to the applicant that the certifying person will be contacted to verify the applicant's participation. Specific criteria are:

  • The role/task undertaken was extra-curricular and without payment or course credit.
  • Three reflections using the online guided reflection tool.
  • A minimum of 20 hours of activity
  • the activity must be associated with no more than 3 organisations.
  • Evaluation: The applicant should complete the application form, providing evidence of reflection on how they are different from before they volunteered (e.g. what have they learned and how have their attitudes changed) and how the organisation/individual has benefitted from the applicant's involvement.

    Application: List for Volunteering Application Due by Monday 22nd March 2021 NB if the old form downloads, please clear your cache and try again.

    Dean of Students' List for Volunteering 2020:

    Miglé Andrunavicuite; Claire Barry; Jason Boateng; Rhona Brady; Charlotte Brosnan; Maria Cordero; Christine Day; Seán Downey; Kieran Gormley; Áine Mannion; Amy McAuley; Ella McGrane; Niamh Mullins; Kathryn Murphy; Kamil Przepiorowski; Lauren Swan; Robert Tolan.

    Dean of Students' List for Volunteering 2019:

    Aisling ni Dhalaigh; Alannah Kehoe; Alan O'Doherty; Alison Nolan; Anthony Harmon-McDonald; Aoife Curtain; Aoife Sullivan; Brendan Sweeney; Dhruv Kumar; Erin Kehoe; Gareth Foynes; Geena Godley; Ian Prendergast; Juliana Lynch; Karen Treacy; Keara Mickelson; Laura Spain; Lisa Murray; Meghan Clarke; Naayema Hussaini; Niamh McCloskey; Orla Murnaghan; Peter Benson; Rachel O'Sullivan; Roisin Putti; Sarah O'Grady; Tanmay Nath.

    Congratulations to all of you.
    Prof Cathernine McCabe