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# courses - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Students in Direct Provision no longer have to pay PLC international fees of €3,600
# Education
# Education

Students in Direct Provision no longer have to pay PLC international fees of €3,600

Mar 11th 2021, 12:58 PM 12,961 Views 29 Comments

The contribution fee for Irish students is €200.

# courses - Monday 18 January, 2021

Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees
# Unemployed
# Unemployed

Looking to upskill or retrain? New online portal launched for the unemployed, businesses and employees

Jan 18th 2021, 2:34 PM 19,842 Views 6 Comments

Those on the PUP can sign up to courses without losing their payment.

# courses - Tuesday 27 October, 2020

Support package for 14,000 higher education places with reduced fees
# Education
# Education

Support package for 14,000 higher education places with reduced fees

Oct 27th 2020, 8:48 AM 19,513 Views 14 Comments

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has announced funding of €30 million to support part-time or post-graduate places.

# courses - Monday 21 August, 2017

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic
# Cao-2017
# Cao-2017

The CAO points are out - but remember, don't panic

Aug 21st 2017, 6:00 AM 36,928 Views 17 Comments

It’s the first set of offers since a new points system was introduced.

# courses - Thursday 9 March, 2017

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing
# CAO
# CAO

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing

Mar 9th 2017, 8:38 AM 14,752 Views 26 Comments

A total of 76,086 applications were received by CAO 1 February.

# courses - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Thinking of a career change? Read this first
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# Sponsored By Nci

Thinking of a career change? Read this first

Jan 14th 2016, 11:00 AM 41,628 Views 12 Comments

It’s a big change to make – but so worth it.

# courses - Sunday 16 August, 2015

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed?
# Courses
# Courses

Poll: Should the CAO system be changed?

Aug 16th 2015, 9:27 AM 16,648 Views 81 Comments

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

# courses - Monday 9 March, 2015

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

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

Mar 9th 2015, 7:50 AM 35,076 Views 16 Comments

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

# courses - Monday 2 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 17,053 Views 9 Comments

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

# courses - Saturday 20 December, 2014

This is the Irish course that has 200,000 people taking part
# Duolingo
# Duolingo

This is the Irish course that has 200,000 people taking part

Dec 20th 2014, 5:00 PM 20,837 Views 16 Comments

Duolingo launched the beta version of its Irish course during the summer, and its success has been down to five volunteers.

# courses - Sunday 20 April, 2014

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed
# Further Education
# Further Education

TUI: Wide variations in availability of Post Leaving Certificate courses needs to be addressed

Apr 20th 2014, 12:53 PM 6,943 Views 15 Comments

The TUI found that while Cavan has one place for every 58 people, Offaly has one for every 1096.

# courses - Thursday 18 July, 2013

CAO applications for business courses on the rise
# CAO
# CAO

CAO applications for business courses on the rise

Jul 18th 2013, 1:20 PM 5,474 Views 16 Comments

There has been a drop in CAO applications in teaching and law, but the demand for business courses has risen.

# courses - Thursday 18 April, 2013

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’

Apr 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,290 Views 149 Comments

Aoife O’Connor has gone to college, got good results, borrowed money to get more qualifications by doing a postgrad, but she still finds herself with no job. Here she asks why she can’t catch a break?

# courses - Monday 20 August, 2012