CAO 2016: Jump in applications for courses linked to recovery

  Points increases likely for architecture, engineering, construction and business College applicants are flocking to third-level courses linked to the economic recovery with a big jump in CAO applications to architecture, engineering, construction and business-related courses. A record 76,000 people have applied to the CAO this year, with points increases likely across a range of popular…

Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)

The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)  is a college and university scheme which offers places on reduced points and extra college support to school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are resident in the Republic of Ireland. HEAR has been set up by a number of colleges and universities as evidence shows that socio-economic disadvantage can have…

Student Finance

The Student Grant is the main source of financial assistance and anyone who is thinking of embarking on further study should investigate whether they are eligible. There are also other way to finance your way through education but navigating the different paths can be difficult and finding the information that you need can leave you…

The National Further Study Fair

The National Further Study Fair at the RDS in Dublin is expected to attract over 2,000 people. There will be an opportunity for prospective students to find out about the best route to employment through further education and what funding is available to pursue this.  Advice will also be available for those looking to study…

Courses

Finishing school is a time for some serious thinking (and dreaming) about your future: , you need to decide what’s best for YOU and whether you want to continue studying in college or university, take some time out, get a job or apprenticeship or do something totally different. It is also worth thinking about you:…