National Forum Student Associates

National Forum Student Associates

The National Forum for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, in partnership with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI), is currently looking to recruit a student associate from each higher education institution (both USI affiliated and non-affiliated institutions) for the coming academic year, on a part-time paid basis, to be part […]

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NUI Galway’s New Toolkit for Consent Education Launched

NUI Galway’s New Toolkit for Consent Education Launched

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has launched the Active* Consent Toolkit: Developing a Consent Strategy for your Higher Education Institution, produced by NUI Galway’s Active* Consent Programme. The Active* Consent Toolkit: offers guidance to Higher Education Institutions in developing an Action Plan on consent, sexual violence and […]

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R&D Tax Credits, Tax Efficiency & European Funding Opportunities for SMEs

R&D Tax Credits, Tax Efficiency & European Funding Opportunities for SMEs

Galway-Mayo Institute Of Technology (GMIT) Mayo Innovation Hub will host an online event with WestBIC and Grant Thornton on Thursday 24 September (10am) focusing on R&D Tax Credits, Tax Efficiency & European Funding Opportunities for SMEs. Speakers include: James McMahon, Head of Research at Grant Thornton, who will speak about the efficiencies and tax benefits of […]

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Get Ready For A Lifetime Of Volunteering

Get Ready For A Lifetime Of Volunteering

Join the StudentVolunteer.ie team on Tuesday, 22 September 1pm-1.30pm, for ‘Get Ready For A Lifetime Of Volunteering’, a showcase with student volunteers, members of the community and voluntary sector, along with staff in higher education for a discussion and tips on lifelong volunteering. Register for Get Ready For A Lifetime Of Volunteering here. We have […]

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Royal Agricultural University Open Days & Webinar

Royal Agricultural University Open Days & Webinar

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is a recognised leader in the delivery of education, research and consultancy, agriculture, business, equine and real estate and has always been at the forefront of agricultural education since 1845. You can learn more about the college and the range of courses on offer at upcoming Royal Agricultural University Open […]

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A Safe Return to Campus

A Safe Return to Campus

Join Conversation 4 in the Royal Irish Academy Online Conversation Series: Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis on Monday, September 21, 2020, 11:00 for an inclusive conversation on a safe return to campus for this new academic year. Conversation 4 of this series will examine how to ensure the protection of our communities, […]

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Text-Based Mental Health Support for Third Level Students

Text-Based Mental Health Support for Third Level Students

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, this week launched a new text-based mental health support which will be available to all returning and new third level students. Psychological Counsellors in Higher Education Ireland (PCHEI) has partnered with 50808, a free, anonymous 24/7 text service, to provide the new mental […]

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Call For Student Innovators

Call For Student Innovators

Calling all Student Innovators. Do you have an idea that changes student life? Or even the world? How would you use technology or innovation to drive positive change at university today and in the world tomorrow? Red Bull gives wings to student innovators to drive positive change through tech solutions. The best ideas will be invited to […]

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Going to College 2020 Podcast: CAO Offers

Going to College 2020 Podcast: CAO Offers

The Going to College 2020 Podcast Episode 2 of the independent.ie four-part podcast series on Leaving Cert results, CAO offers, and college focuses on the CAO round of offers, the large increase in college points and the choices students have. Sinead Ryan presents Going to College, a four-part podcast series that promises to help you […]

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Minister Harris congratulates students on Receiving Their First Round CAO Offers

Minister Harris congratulates students on Receiving Their First Round CAO Offers

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD has offered his congratulations to students who received their first round CAO offers today. Minister Harris said: “I want to congratulate students on receiving their first round CAO offers. This is a significant milestone for any student, but particularly this year, in […]

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10-year Strategy for Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Strategy Announced

10-year Strategy for Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Digital Literacy Strategy Announced

The government today unveiled plans to develop a new national adult literacy, numeracy and digital skills strategy. On International Literacy Day, the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris TD announced his plans to develop a new 10-year adult literacy, numeracy and digital literacy strategy. The Minister will task SOLAS, […]

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TU Dublin ICT Diversity Scheme Receives $300,000 Grant

TU Dublin ICT Diversity Scheme Receives $300,000 Grant

A pilot programme which aims to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the Information and Communications and Technology sector in Ireland at Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) has been given a donation of   USD 300,000 from Salesforce, an American cloud-based software company. The project, the Saer Mentoring Programme, will assist 120 students in finding […]

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Leaving Cert Results Helpline

Leaving Cert Results Helpline

Over 60, 000 Leaving Cert Students received their results today. Congratulations to all students. Please note below that there is Leaving Cert Results Helpline available to students. Please be sure to double check that your log in details for the Calculated Grades Student Portal are correct. The National Parents Council Post Primary (NPCPP), the umbrella […]

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Attend the Virtual Education Expo – Be the Best You Can

Attend the Virtual Education Expo – Be the Best You Can

Discover a diverse range of courses, live chat with colleges and attend interactive webinars this Thursday at Virtual Education Expo. Virtual Education Expo returns to your screens next Thursday, 10th September. This free online event will feature colleges from the 18th June Expo (DDLETB, AIT, Innopharma, Hibernia College, CAFRE) and new exhibitors such as Tangent, […]

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Leaving Certificate 2020: Your Questions Answered

Leaving Certificate 2020: Your Questions Answered

The  Department of Education and Skills this week published Leaving Certificate 2020: Your questions answered – September 2020. 1. Arrangements for the release of Calculated Grades results on 7 September 2. Key dates after the 7 September results 3. CAO applications and applications to colleges outside Ireland 4. Students who are unhappy with the results […]

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Waterford Institute of Technology To Deliver All Courses Online 2020/2021

Waterford Institute of Technology To Deliver All Courses Online 2020/2021

Waterford Institute of Technology has told its students via email that all lectures, tutorial and practical classes will be delivered remotely (off-campus) for the academic year 2020/21. In an email sent to last week, students were told that: The Institute has developed a model for academic delivery 2020/21 which places the welfare of our students, staff […]

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BA (Hons) in International Business at American College Dublin

BA (Hons) in International Business at American College Dublin

American College Dublin, a constituent college of Irish American University, is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and is licensed as an institution of higher education in the Republic of Ireland and the State of Delaware. This three year honours degree in international business is accredited by QQI and is placed at […]

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QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks at Cavan Institute

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks at Cavan Institute

In this ever growing tech era, Cavan Institute‘s Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks is proving to be very popular. Modules covered include Networking Essentials, Programming & Design Principles, Virtualisation Support and many others. Course Code: CI061CK Course Level: 5 Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Computer Systems and Networks QQI Code: 5M0536 Duration: […]

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Postponed 2020 Leaving Certificate Examinations To Commence On 16th November 2020

Postponed 2020 Leaving Certificate Examinations To Commence On 16th November 2020

Minister for Education Norma Foley TD has announced that the 2020 postponed Leaving Certificate examinations will commence on Monday 16 November, subject to public health advice and engagement with stakeholders. Junior Cycle examinations for adult learners and early school leavers will also commence in November. The 2020 postponed Leaving Certificate examinations will be scheduled for […]

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