CAO Round One Offers – What Do I Do Now?

CAO Round One Offers – What Do I Do Now?

  CAO Round One Offers – What Do I Do Now? At this stage you should have received your Leaving Cert results (issued on Friday 3rd September) directly through the candidate self-service portal and today (7th September) the CAO issued the first round offer of places. Below we explore the question: CAO Round One Offers […]

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College Life: How to Live With Other People

College Life: How to Live With Other People

For many freshers, this September could be the first time sharing a house with strangers. You’ve lived at home all your life and your family have cleaned up after you and put up with you and all your funny little ways. Now things are going to be different. You’re going to be sharing a house […]

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5 of the Best: AI Films

5 of the Best: AI Films

The history of film is littered with science fiction that explores the existence of Artificial Intelligence (AI). As far back as 1931 audiences bore witness to man’s creation as Dr Frankenstein shrieked the immortal line “It’s alive”. Of course, the reason to explore such creations is to lay out the dystopian narrative that posits a […]

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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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‘Your Education, Your Voice, Your Vision’: What Do Students Want?

‘Your Education, Your Voice, Your Vision’: What Do Students Want?

The IUA Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning in Irish Universities project ‘Your Education, Your Voice, Your Vision’ asked 3rd-level students across Ireland to project themselves into a post-COVID future and imagine their ideal learning experience.  The campaign ran from the 17th April – 10th May 2021 via Instagram, TikTok and Facebook. According to the IUA […]

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5 Summer Reads Before You Start College

5 Summer Reads Before You Start College

The Leaving Cert is over and after a long and challenging year you deserve a break this summer before your next journey starts at college. And what better way to relax than sinking into a good book. Let yourself be transported into the world of words and the imaginations of the best writers. If you’re […]

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Animal Welfare Courses

Animal Welfare Courses

What is Animal Welfare? Animal welfare is defined by an animal being in a good state of health, comfort, nourishment, safety, natural behavior and is not suffering from pain, fear, or distress. Animal welfare pertains to the living conditions of animals who are kept in captivity or are otherwise under human control and how the […]

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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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What is GAMSAT?

What is GAMSAT?

GAMSAT is a test that was originally developed for Medical School applicants in Australia, where Medicine was a graduate entry course. It has since been adopted by a number of Graduate Entry Medicine courses in Ireland. GAMSAT is used as part of the selection criteria for RCSI Graduate Entry Medicine UCD Graduate Entry Medicine University […]

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Questions You Can Ask at Education Fairs

Questions You Can Ask at Education Fairs

A virtual education fair is a great opportunity for prospective students to speak directly to a number of colleges and higher education institutions before committing to their third-level path. So, how can you make the most of this opportunity? We offer a few ideas and areas to help you to ask questions at education fairs […]

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Should Students Have a LinkedIn Account?

Should Students Have a LinkedIn Account?

Should Students Have a LinkedIn Account? LinkedIn is often seen as the social networking  for professionals. And while it’s true that the platform is mainly used for professional networking, it would be a mistake to think that you can’t make it work for you as a student. Not only can it be an invaluable resource […]

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Class Is A Major Factor in Securing College Places

Class Is A Major Factor in Securing College Places

Class Is A Major Factor in Securing College Places: Last week the Feeder Schools League Tables 2020 were published. Each year these tables show which third-level institutions students from each Irish secondary school go on to attend in higher education in Ireland in the academic year. It is important to note that the figures do […]

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5 College Movies for the Holidays

5 College Movies for the Holidays

Here at whichcollege.ie, we’d like to congratulate all students and staff across the country for getting through the last few months and coping with the most challenging opening academic term. You should all feel proud of your accomplishments, taking on your studies through COVID-19. We’d like to wish you a very happy holiday and some […]

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12 Days of Christmas – 12 Study Tips

12 Days of Christmas – 12 Study Tips

On the 12 days of Christmas, WhichCollege gave to me…  12 tips to help me study.   Study Tips for Christmas: Well, it’s been a challenging first academic term in college. We’ve spent most of our time at home, in front of our computer screens, adjusting to new ways of learning and finding different ways […]

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What Makes A Great Teacher?

What Makes A Great Teacher?

What Makes A Great Teacher?: History is filled with classic stories of hero teachers. From Mr. Holland’s Opus, to Robin Williams’ portrayal of English teacher John Keating in Peter Weir’s Dead Poets Society through the wartime musical Goodbye Mr Chips, all the way to Mr. Miyagi. We’re all in awe of those remarkable teachers who […]

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Breathing Exercises for Stress

Breathing Exercises for Stress

Breathing Exercises for Stress: We’ve seen it in every film and TV series when a character is in shock or under pressure that someone tells them to “breathe deeply” in an effort to calm them down and help them recover. Yes, it’s a cliche but it’s a cliche that’s based on biological fact. When we […]

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Studying Tips: Take a Break!

Studying Tips: Take a Break!

Studying Tips: Take a Break! Studying is a challenging experience and something that needs to be approached correctly. It’s not just a case of sitting down and ploughing on with things. As well as being organised and having a study plan, it’s vital that you take breaks. Studies have shown that many students in the […]

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College, Covid & Mental Health

College, Covid & Mental Health

This year, World Mental Health Day is on 10th October and continues to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilize efforts in support of mental health. Ahead of the day, we want to take a look at College, Covid & Mental Health and how important it is that we do everything […]

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Third Level Colleges Moved to Level 3

Third Level Colleges Moved to Level 3

Following the government’s announcement on Friday afternoon that all universities and Institutes of Technology be placed at Level 3 of the Covid-19 alert framework for up to three weeks, concerns have been expressed over the short time students and colleges have to adapt to the restrictions . While colleges themselves will remain open with all […]

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A Safe Return to Campus

A Safe Return to Campus

On 21st September 2020, the Royal Irish Academy hosted an Online Conversation, Perspectives and Pathways in a Time of Crisis, which explored a safe return to campus and the issue of how to ensure the protection of our communities, students and staff, as we embark on a new academic year in a time of Covid.  […]

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