About State/Other Colleges

About State/Other Colleges

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  There are many third level educational institutions in Ireland that do not fit into the categories of university, IT, College of Education or PLC. These may be colleges that…
About Private Colleges

About Private Colleges

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  There are a number of private institutions around the country that run third-level courses, offering qualifications from Higher Certificates to Masters and PhDs. The reason private colleges are called…
About Finding a Job

About Finding a Job

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  Going to college isn’t for everyone. Some people really look forward to spending three or four years going to lectures, taking exams and studying hard. However, there are others…
About Universities

About Universities

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  Universities traditionally sit at the top of the education system. They are third level educational institutions, granting academic degrees in a variety of subjects. Many Irish students decide to…
Interview Preparation

Interview Preparation

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  Although it mightn’t happen right away, you are bound to be called for an interview at some point. This doesn’t mean the job is in the bag. Employers generally…
The Interview Itself

The Interview Itself

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  It sounds obvious, but it is very important to arrive at the interview location in plenty of time. It can be a good idea to do a trial run…
Finding the Place

Finding the Place

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  No matter where you want to live, you can get help finding it from the college accommodation office and the Students Union. They will provide you with a base…
Making the Decision

Making the Decision

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  Why go back? Thousands of students every year repeat the Leaving and it can be a productive decision for people who have not attained their CAO points target for…
Making A Choice

Making A Choice

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  Many students end up living at home during their first year in college but this isn’t a option for everyone – Aran Islands residents, for example, can find commuting…
Facilities and Services

Facilities and Services

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  Adequate facilities and a suitable learning environment are just as important to students in further education as undergraduates. Each further education college should have a well-stocked library, comfortable study and classroom space and…
Facilities

Facilities

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  The state sponsored colleges and other colleges listed in this section of the daycourses. com site provide an excellent range of facilities that enable students to develop the skills…
Pros and Cons

Pros and Cons

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  The State and other colleges featured in this section generally have an excellent reputation for education, training and equipping students for life in the modern world and workplace. Here…
Qualifications and Course Options

Qualifications and Course Options

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  While the choice of which subject to do at college or university is obviously essential, there is also the factor of qualification level to consider. The Irish education system…
UCAS

UCAS

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  All students who want to apply for third level undergraduate courses in the UK have to use the UCAS system – which stands for the Universities and Colleges Admissions…
Qualifications available from Universities

Qualifications available from Universities

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  While the decision of which subject to do at college or university is a very important one, there is also the choice of qualification level to consider. The Irish…
Further Education / PLC

Further Education / PLC

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  Not everyone goes straight into the CAO system after his or her Leaving Certificate, for a number of understandable reasons. Many students choose to take a post-leaving certificate course…
Pros & Cons of Universities

Pros & Cons of Universities

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  Universities are the most prestigious of Ireland’s third level institutions. Ireland’s universities have a rich history, and offer a huge range of course options, leading many people to decide…
Colleges of Education

Colleges of Education

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  If you want to become a primary school teacher in Ireland, you must train at one of the various Colleges of Education around the country. All colleges provide students…
State/Other Colleges

State/Other Colleges

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  There are many third level educational institutions in Ireland that do not fit into the categories of university, IT, College of Education or PLC. These may be colleges that…
Universities

Universities

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  There are seven Universities in Ireland, three in Dublin and one each in Cork, Galway, Limerick and Maynooth. These seats of learning offer students from all sectors of the…