Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

CAO 2015 News

# Going to College
Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know
More than 35,000 people have accepted first round offers.
# Fair play
A 71-year-old man got an A1 in Leaving Cert History
Denis North now has his sights set on English and Geography.
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.
# CAO 2015
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.
# First Round
Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer
Here’s what to do next…
# late lectures
15 realistic college tips all new students need to know
Let’s not sugarcoat things.
# getting tougher
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.
# caoooooooh
This morning's CAO offers were a rollercoaster of emotion for Irish teens
The first round offers were released today.
# Round one
The CAO Round One offers in numbers
The moment of truth…
# Leaving Cert
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.
# courses
Poll: Should the CAO system be changed?
The Sunday Business Post is reporting this morning that colleges have been manipulating the admission system.
# CAO 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.
# choices choices
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.
# buzzers at the ready
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.
# decisions decisions
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
# decisions decisions
The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....
Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.
# CAO 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.