DCU Sees Increase in CAO Applications

DCU Sees Increase in CAO Applications

Dublin City University has reported a 15.6% increase in CAO applications for the 2021/22 academic year. More than 47,000 applications were received by DCU for Level 8 courses in 2021.

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Increase in 2021 CAO Applicants

Increase in 2021 CAO Applicants

The CAO application process officially closed last week with its Change of Mind facility and this week the CAO have released data on who applied for what at the close of the application process. This year there was an increase in 2021 CAO applicants. Increase in 2021 CAO Applicants Overall 2021 saw a rise in […]

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CAO Change of Mind Facility – Take Control!

CAO Change of Mind Facility – Take Control!

  As this year’s Leaving Certificate exams start to wind down, it’s important that students now turn their attention to the CAO change of mind facility. The option will close on July 1st, so make sure you take this time to look over your choices and make sure you have laid out all your options […]

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CAO 2021 Timeline: Additional Email

CAO 2021 Timeline: Additional Email

CAO 2021 Timeline: Additional Email: In the coming days/weeks, CAO will be emailing a number of applicants outlining the steps such applicants must take to either supply, edit or remove examination data (see sample text of LC email below). This email is not the Statement of Application email – this is an additional email arising as a result of CAO’s […]

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Career Path Expo Catch Up

Career Path Expo Catch Up

Career Path Expo, a 2-day, online, careers event for school-leavers in Ireland seeking to make decisions about their CAO and college choices for 2021, took place last week (11 – 12 March 2021) and proved to be a huge success. Thousands of students attended over the 2 days and took advantage of the opportunity to […]

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CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Release 2021 Course Choices Data

CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Release 2021 Course Choices Data

CAO Release 2021 Course Choices Data: The CAO has reported that it received 79,176 CAO applications for third-level courses by its 1 February closing date. 70,307 of these applications were for level 8 Courses and 33,163 applications were for level 6/7 courses This figure marks an increase of more than 6,200 applicants, representing an 8.5% […]

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Leaving Certificate and CAO Changes – Accredited Grades & New CAO Courses

Leaving Certificate and CAO Changes – Accredited Grades & New CAO Courses

Slí Nua Careers present a webinar which will explore key Leaving Certificate and CAO changes. Recent changes in the Leaving Certificate, including the accredited grades process, will be explained at a special free webinar on Thursday. With many students and their families struggling to cope with the uncertainty around the Leaving Certificate, two career guidance […]

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CAO 2021 Timeline: Late Applications Open on Friday, 5th March

CAO 2021 Timeline: Late Applications Open on Friday, 5th March

CAO Late Applications Open on Friday, 5th March. If you missed the February 1st deadline for applying to CAO, the late application facility opens Friday March 5th at 12.00pm. Late applications cost €60. The deadline for late applications is 5.15pm on May 1st. Whichcollege.ie is a national database of universities, colleges, institutes and providers of third […]

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Leaving Cert 2021: Updates & Dates

Leaving Cert 2021: Updates & Dates

The Leaving Certificate class of 2021 will have the option of choosing SEC Accredited Grades, sitting an amended Leaving Certificate or both. The exams will begin 9th June 2021. The Junior Certificate exams have been cancelled for this year. This week 60,000 Leaving Certificate students returned to their classrooms for the first time since December 2020 […]

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CAO 2021 Timeline: Message to all Applicants

CAO 2021 Timeline: Message to all Applicants

CAO 2021 Timeline: Message to all Applicants: The CAO has contacted all applicants who applied by 1 February at 17:15 to remind applicants that there are particular sections of the application form that must be complete and correct no later than 1 March at 17:15. If you have not already done so, log in to […]

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CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Applications Update

CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Applications Update

79,303 applicants at close of CAO normal application deadline. The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline closed at 5:15pm today (Monday, 1 February). The application figure to this deadline was 79,303. This figure does not represent the total number of expected CAO applicants for 2021, as a late application facility opens on 5 March and […]

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CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Application Deadline Of 1 February On Monday

CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Application Deadline Of 1 February On Monday

CAO Application Deadline of 1 February on Monday: Applicants who have not yet started their application are urged by CAO to do so immediately, particularly mature applicants, applicants for the HEAR or DARE schemes, or those who are thinking about applying for a restricted course. The Central Applications Office (CAO) application deadline for undergraduate courses in Irish Higher Education Institutions is Monday, 1 February at 5:15pm. […]

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WIT Drop-in CAO Clinics

WIT Drop-in CAO Clinics

Waterford Institute of Technology’s (WIT) outreach team is offering one-to-one virtual Drop-in CAO Clinics bookable in advance ahead of the CAO 1 February deadline. The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline is 5:15pm on Monday, 1 February. Claire Holden, Schools Liaison Officer at WIT says that the virtual drop-ins are ideal for a prospective […]

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Completing Your CAO Application Form

Completing Your CAO Application Form

With CAO deadlines approaching we take a look at things to consider when completing your CAO Application form. Activate Your Account If you haven’t done it already, make sure you activate your account. You have until 20th Jan to sign up. At this stage it’s not about courses. You just need to open your account to activate […]

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MIC Virtual Events CAO Talk Series

MIC Virtual Events CAO Talk Series

MIC Virtual Events are currently running a CAO Talk Series running from 11-25 January. The series includes Programme Presentations and Live Q & A Sessions Join MIC for its CAO Virtual Talk Series where undergraduate programmes and student supports will be highlighted with dedicated live Q & A sessions in January 2021. MIC Virtual Events […]

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Virtual CAO Information Evening in IT Sligo

Virtual CAO Information Evening in IT Sligo

Virtual CAO Information Evening in IT Sligo: It’s time to make your CAO choice.  As the first CAO deadline approaches on 20th January it is time to direct attention towards the CAO application process for those considering a full time third level education. IT Sligo is hosting an information evening on Tuesday 12 January 2021, from 7pm – […]

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CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Application Procedure & Hpat

CAO 2021 Timeline: CAO Application Procedure & Hpat

CAO Application 2021 will be opening November 5th. For those wishing to apply to College in The Republic of Ireland (44 institutions, including our universities, Institutes of Technology and others) must use this central application procedure. In this Synergy Careers webinar you will get tips on CAO Application 2021 application procedure, dates, costs and an […]

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