Writing the perfect CV and Cover Letter

Writing the perfect CV and Cover Letter

When it comes to finding a job, the market is very competitive. Whether it’s a part-time retail gig to help you survive through college or your dream internship, there are a few things you need to know when compiling the perfect CV and cover letter. The CV Your CV is where you get to sell […]

No Comments Read More
Career Choices: Colleges of Education

Career Choices: Colleges of Education

Are you thinking that a future in teaching primary school might be for you? There are five Colleges of Education for primary teacher training in Ireland. Four of these – St Patrick’s College, the Church of Ireland College of Education, Coláiste Mhuire and Froebel College of Education – are based in Dublin, while Mary Immaculate […]

No Comments Read More
SECRETS OF STUDY: The Benefits of Study Groups

SECRETS OF STUDY: The Benefits of Study Groups

The Leaving Cert – the tears, the laughter – is opening soon at an exam hall near you. By this stage, you are probably fantasising about creative ways to destroy your textbooks when the whole nightmare… ahem…valuable learning experience finally comes to a close. But if you are to have a truly happy summer in […]

No Comments Read More
The 10 best things about going to college in the UK

The 10 best things about going to college in the UK

So you might not have gotten your first choice on your CAO, or perhaps you are dying for a change of scenery. Whatever your reasoning, here are some of the more…. unexpected benefits of studying in the UK. 1) Throw your own Pity Party Elicit sympathy from your friends and relatives by wrapping yourself in […]

No Comments Read More
The CAO Form: What you need to know

The CAO Form: What you need to know

It’s equal parts terrifying and exciting; the CAO has been tormenting potential undergraduates since 1976 – but not to worry. Here at Whichcollege.ie, we’re going to demystify it.  The CAO form itself is actually very straightforward. In fact, once you stop hyperventilating and read the instructions carefully it’s hard to go wrong. Nevertheless, it is […]

No Comments Read More
University facilities: make the most of your degree

University facilities: make the most of your degree

If you’re about to start your third-level educational journey, there’s more to university life than just academic study. This will be your time to explore hobbies, make new friends, pick up skills, and stand on your own two feet as an adult. In this article, we explore the wealth of facilities available in Ireland’s university […]

No Comments Read More
Everything you need to know about Portfolio Preparation

Everything you need to know about Portfolio Preparation

Are you thinking of applying for a creative course? Have you always dreamed of being a filmmaker/architect or fashion designer? Most students only have to worry about the points they get in their Leaving Cert. However, for some college courses, there is a whole other leg to the application process. If there’s one word that can […]

No Comments Read More
Entrepreneurship: Why you should be your own boss & go it alone

Entrepreneurship: Why you should be your own boss & go it alone

Not everyone is cut out to work for somebody else. Imagine a job where you can be your own boss, pick your own hours, and create your own career path. Sound good? Entrepreneurship has always appealed to the maverick souls who want to succeed or fail on their own terms. If you’re not afraid of […]

No Comments Read More
Going to college this September? Getting your CAO application right

Going to college this September? Getting your CAO application right

If you are heading to college this year, now is the time to get cracking with your CAO application. If you register early, you can take advantage of a discounted CAO rate. Here we discuss some strategies to consider when applying for your college course. Take your time You don’t have to have made a […]

No Comments Read More
Open Days: Why you should try before you buy

Open Days: Why you should try before you buy

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 what a course is all about Our first reason may be the most important one: if you know what a course actually involves, you’re more […]

No Comments Read More
Why Study Arts? The Benefits of an Education in Arts and Humanities

Why Study Arts? The Benefits of an Education in Arts and Humanities

Year on year, Arts is by far the most popular CAO option for Irish school leavers. Arts and Humanities may not have a dedicated career path, unlike law, medicine of computer science. But an Arts course can be an excellent choice for anyone who has an open mind about their future career. The history of […]

No Comments Read More
Aviation

Aviation

If you are considering a career in the aviation industry, you need certain personal qualities. The most important of these is attention to detail. Hundreds of lives depend on the ability of pilots, air traffic controllers and maintenance engineers. Cabin crew roles may not have the same level of responsibility, but they work long hours and […]

No Comments Read More
Zoology and Zoo-keeping

Zoology and Zoo-keeping

Zoology and zoo-keeping are very different fields. Zoology concentrates on the scientific study of animals whereas zoo-keepers look after animals. As a result, if you are applying for a course, it is important not to get them mixed up! Zoology covers everything from molecular makeup to the reasons behind the survival of certain species and […]

No Comments Read More
Game Development

Game Development

Game development is a viable career for those who love animation, coding and of course, gaming. Games are increasingly sophisticated. That may be due to the fact that the average gamer is between the ages of 32 and 36. Like gamers, the industry has matured. It is now a major source of revenue, outperforming even the […]

No Comments Read More
Art History and Arts Administration

Art History and Arts Administration

Art History and Arts Administration are ideal for those who want to work in the arts. A love of art does not necessarily mean the desire to be an artist. Arts administrators ensure that artists and performers earn a living and are able to show their work to the general public. This can mean organising […]

No Comments Read More
Human Resources Management

Human Resources Management

Human resource management works from the belief that a company’s most valuable assets are its employees. Therefore, HR managers manage the workforce, ideally in a beneficial and productive a manner. HR managers are responsible for recruitment, training, retaining and rewarding employees. In addition, the HR department tries to create the best possible working environment for […]

No Comments Read More
Multimedia and Web Design

Multimedia and Web Design

Multimedia and Web Design professionals harness their creativity and combine visual design with information technology skills. The word ‘multimedia’ means different things to different people. Students can do courses that concentrate on web design, while others teach elements of computer programming and software design. The multimedia and web design sectors look certain to continue to grow […]

No Comments Read More