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CAO 2015 News

Friday 21 August, 2015

Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know

More than 35,000 people have accepted first round offers.

Tuesday 18 August, 2015

A 71-year-old man got an A1 in Leaving Cert History

Denis North now has his sights set on English and Geography.

Monday 17 August, 2015

Are personal statements the answer for a CAO system badly in need of an overhaul?

Alternative admissions schemes could be a fair complement to the existing CAO system writes Trinity College communications officer Aifric Ní Chríodáin.

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Here’s what to do next…

From The Daily Edge 15 realistic college tips all new students need to know Late Lectures

15 realistic college tips all new students need to know

Let’s not sugarcoat things.

Students face battle for places as number of 500 point CAO courses jumps up

More than 75,000 offers have been made to applicants today.

From The Daily Edge This morning's CAO offers were a rollercoaster of emotion for Irish teens Caoooooooh

This morning's CAO offers were a rollercoaster of emotion for Irish teens

The first round offers were released today.

The CAO Round One offers in numbers

The moment of truth…

Sunday 16 August, 2015

Want to check the CAO points? We’ll have them right here from 6am

We’ll have all the points from every third-level institution, plus all the information you need to know.

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed? Courses This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed?

The Sunday Business Post is reporting this morning that colleges have been manipulating the admission system.

Wednesday 12 August, 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert

They all scooped over 800 points in the Leaving Cert, but their principals say they’re proud of every one of their students.

Saturday 11 July, 2015

Here's what everyone has been choosing on their CAO this year (after they changed their minds)

The first round of offers will be out on 17 August.

Friday 3 July, 2015

A lot of Irish students are set to find out if they have gotten into university

The first round of offers from the CAO is being made this afternoon.

Monday 9 March, 2015

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

Monday 2 February, 2015

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

Saturday 31 January, 2015

14 tips on filling in the CAO from people who have been through it and survived...

Don’t worry. It’s all going to be ok.