Open Days: Why you should try before you buy

Open Days: Why you should try before you buy

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There are several good reasons to attend college Open Days. Here we have a look at the benefits of visiting a college before signing up to study a course. Understand…
Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School

Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School

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  The Bronwyn Conroy Beauty School has been at the forefront of beauty therapy training in Ireland for over 40 years and is renowned for the quality and professionalism of its…
Portobello Institute – Real Courses For Real Careers

Portobello Institute – Real Courses For Real Careers

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Portobello Institute, Ireland’s leading private training college prides itself on offering intensive post leaving certificate training to students of all ages. Established in 1981, the Institute has successfully established itself…
Open Univeristy’s Upcoming Events Throughout Ireland

Open Univeristy’s Upcoming Events Throughout Ireland

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  Open University Republic of Ireland events in July & September 2015 for your information. Tuesday 21 July 2015 – 12.00pm – 2.00pm Cork Central Library Information Session 57 – 61…
Sporting success: PE in the Leaving Cert

Sporting success: PE in the Leaving Cert

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Government ministers and educators may not be on the best of terms at this point in time, but one proposal they seem to agree on is that physical activity (PE)…
Demand for college places to exceed supply by 2015

Demand for college places to exceed supply by 2015

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According to the Higher Education Authority’s Chief Executive Tom Boland, this year’s crop of Leaving Certificate students may be the last to avail of the approximate equality between the number…
CAO to extend its services

CAO to extend its services

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The CAO recently announced (in its Strategic Plan 2013-2017) aims to extend its services to cover applications to all courses in further and higher education, including all post-secondary part-time programmes.…
Building our digital capital

Building our digital capital

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It’s probably true that at this particular moment in time, we are a little bit guilty of over-emphasizing the positives when it comes to new job announcements. However, it is…
Grants go down as value of education goes up

Grants go down as value of education goes up

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Getting to college has always been a commendable achievement in an academic sense, but the funding challenges faced by students now makes it a financial one too. The value of…
CAO Course Changes

CAO Course Changes

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Readers should take note that the CAO has recently listed some course changes. Some have not been included in the 2013 Handbook, while others that appeared in the Handbook have…
Learning about learning – the Gotocollege blog!

Learning about learning – the Gotocollege blog!

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Education is a hugely valuable commodity. It provides us with challenges and, in so doing, it furthers our personal development. Along with this is the indisputable boost it gives to…
Case Study – Repeating the Leaving Cert

Case Study – Repeating the Leaving Cert

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Olivia Dempsey3rd Level StudentMy main reason for repeating the Leaving Cert was that I didn’t have a choice if I wanted to avoid attending university in the UK or northern…
Deferring A Higher Level Course Place

Deferring A Higher Level Course Place

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If you are contemplating taking a gap year immediately after finishing your Leaving Cert and are planning on deferring a higher level course there are certain things you will need…