Rosary College has always encouraged students to reach their full potential and to achieve their goals and has many success stories as a result. We are very proud of the fact that in recent years the number of students going on to further education has increased greatly. Below are just a few profiles of past pupils who are at various stages of further education or who are now in employment in their chosen fields.
Students who graduated in recent years have gone on to study in a number of colleges and universities, including:
- Trinity College Dublin
- NUI Maynooth
- Hibernia College
- National College of Art and Design
- Mater Dei
- IT Tallaght
- Liberties College
- Rathmines College
- Crumlin College
- Ballsbridge College
Some of the students who have graduated in recent years now work in the following professions:
- Child Care Professionals
- Fashion designer’s
- Hospital Staff
- Hotel Supervisor
- Legal Secretary
- Teaching Assistants
We conducted a short interview with some of our past pupils from recent years.
Ciara O Connor:
I completed 6 years at Rosary College and some of my fondest memories are that of secondary school, between the school trips to Paris, Austria and Barcelona to being part of school dramas and choir. I graduated in 2006 and completed a degree in Maynooth University, I then went on to complete my post graduate diploma in Education in Trinity College Dublin. I returned to Rosary College as a qualified teacher and have had the pleasure of teaching here since.
I graduated from Rosary College in 1998, went to in Dublin City University , and did the journalism degree. I’m an editor and journalist now. I work for the Irish Independent and The Sunday Times. I write the Fame & Fortune section in the Sunday Times, interviewing well known people about their money. With the Irish Independent, I edit the Mothers & Babies magazine, and also do a range of business publications for them too.
I graduated from Rosary College in 2009. I did 5 higher level subjects for the Leaving Cert and got the points to do Arts in UCD. I studied History and French and then went on to do a Professional Diploma in Education in Hibernia College. I am now a qualified secondary school teacher.
I graduated from Rosary College in 2010. I am studying Fine Arts and Education in the National College of Arts and Design and am currently on placement teaching Special Needs.
Having graduated from Rosary College in 1999 I studied media for a number of years. On completing my HND in Broadcast Media I realised that this was not the career I wanted. In 2003 I began a Law Degree. I graduated in 2006 with my LLB and went on to study for my Barrister-at-Law Degree in Kings Inns Dublin. I was called to the bar in 2007.
I graduated in 1995 and went on to study fine art in Dun Laoghaire, I am a qualified Art teacher and now run my own online business selling portraits and merchandise, I’ve travelled to America 9 times in the last year and a half to various music fests and have had exhibits in Soho New York and the hard rock cafe in Times square.
When I graduated from Rosary in 1998 I went on to do complete a BA in business studies in DCU, specialising in finance. Straight from university I got a job as a junior fund accountant in a third party administrator and since then have completed the ACCA professional accountant qualification. My role since then have included Senior Fund accountant, Team Lead, department manager and I currently work as a Senior manager responsible for Client relationship management.
I graduated from Rosary College in 2000. Since 2009 I have worked in the area of community education, mental health and drug prevention. I am currently an education programme coordinator and tutor in An Cosán. I have skills in delivering academic programmes, I.C.T., Leadership and Social Networking.
I graduated in May 2010. I did 5 higher level subjects for the Leaving Cert and in September 2010 I started Irish Studies at Trinity College. I’m due to graduate from there next month. I am now doing a Professional Masters in Primary Education in St. Patricks College.
After graduating in 1999, I attended Grafton Academy where I studied Fashion Design and dress making from 2001-2005 . I have been working with Fiona Todhunter Bridals for a number of years as a Pattern Cutter/Designer.
I graduated from Rosary College in May 2014. I have just begun studying English and Sociology in UCD with the hopes of becoming a journalist.
Rosary College Past Pupils Netball Team:
The school spirit is alive and kicking among the past pupils of Rosary College who have continued to promote the netball team, one of the most popular extra-curricular sports in previous years. This year Rosary College past pupils netball team won the Netball Ireland Summer League.