Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
For over two centuries, the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) has been a prominent institution in medical education and training in Ireland. Established in 1784 with the primary goal of training surgeons, the College has evolved to provide comprehensive education and training programs in the healthcare professions at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
RCSI boasts a diverse and international student body, representing over 60 countries. It has established a strong global presence with schools in Malaysia and Dubai, as well as a university in Bahrain. As an independent, international, and progressive institution, RCSI is committed to advancing health sciences education and research.
With campuses in three different locations (Ireland, Bahrain, and Malaysia) and strong affiliations with acute hospitals, RCSI is uniquely positioned to drive research initiatives that benefit patients and contribute to improving the health of communities worldwide. The institution’s focus lies in translational research, encompassing core areas such as Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Respiratory Diseases, Infection and Immunity Related Diseases, Neurological and Psychiatric Diseases, Gynecology, Obstetrics and Perinatal Health, Medicinal Chemistry, Bioengineering, Surgical Devices, Health Services Research, and Nursing.
At RCSI, the Student Services Office plays a crucial role in enhancing the educational experience of students. The institution is dedicated to providing comprehensive support services beyond academics, including Access & Disability services, Accommodation assistance, Orientation programs, Counseling services, Chaplaincy support, and more. These services aim to enrich the overall student experience and support their social and sporting activities.