Special Feature: Why Study at DFEi?

Special Feature: Why Study at DFEi?

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Dun Laoghaire Further Education Institute; another route to college. Ahead of their information days in August and September, the lovely staff at DFEi give us their (completely unbiased) opinion on…
Government needs to invest more in PLC courses – NAPD

Government needs to invest more in PLC courses – NAPD

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Ireland’s Post-Leaving Certificate education system is a success, but the government needs to increase funding for PLC courses. That’s according to the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals (NAPD).…
Richard Bruton takes on private international colleges

Richard Bruton takes on private international colleges

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Education Minister Richard Bruton is expected to propose new legislation to regulate third-level and private international colleges. Under the new legislation, Institutes of Technology would become designated awarding bodies. In…
USI condemns proposed student loan scheme

USI condemns proposed student loan scheme

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The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) says that a student loan scheme is not an effective way to fund college education. They have a point. Large numbers of students in…
Essay mills come under fire

Essay mills come under fire

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The Department of Education is to introduce laws to prosecute essay mills – companies who write students’ essays in exchange for money. These paid-for essays are original work. However, someone…
Could Brexit be an opportunity for Irish universities?

Could Brexit be an opportunity for Irish universities?

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Global education firm EduCo International Group has claimed that Brexit offers a major opportunity for Irish universities. The company plans to set up an Irish branch to attract international students.…
Demand for SUSI student grants expected to be high

Demand for SUSI student grants expected to be high

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From Monday, 3 April 2017 the SUSI student grants reopens. The demand is expected to be high, particularly as maintenance grants for postgraduate students have been made available. Students in…
Construction careers on the rise according to CAO figures

Construction careers on the rise according to CAO figures

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New CAO figures show that students are increasingly opting to study for careers linked to the construction industry. Architecture, engineering and business courses are among the most popular for students…
Surge in interest in Polish medical colleges

Surge in interest in Polish medical colleges

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Over twenty students have already been accepted to prestigious Polish medical colleges this year before the Leaving Cert has even finished. Each year more school leavers are looking to add…
Media Communications Summer Course for teenagers

Media Communications Summer Course for teenagers

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The Irish Academy of Public Relations will be running a media communications summer course for teenagers this July. The course is open to students aged 13 to 17 years old and…