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 […]

No Comments Read More
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 […]

No Comments Read More
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 […]

No Comments Read More
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.  […]

No Comments Read More
Your Future Is Yours To Choose – Life Beyond the CAO

Your Future Is Yours To Choose – Life Beyond the CAO

Last Friday, thousands of students received their CAO offers. Regardless of what the outcome was, it is important to remember that the CAO is just one path you can take. If your first round offer does not meet your expectations, be sure that there are many other options available. If you don’t get what you […]

No Comments Read More
Leaving Cert Results – What’s Next?

Leaving Cert Results – What’s Next?

Today, Monday 7th September 2020, over 60,000 students received their Leaving Cert results, this year delivered in the form of a calculated grades system. This system works to establish a student’s grade by using a process of combining teacher assessment, which is then sent to the Dept of Education for standardisation and a final grade […]

No Comments Read More
Universities Preparing for the New Academic Year

Universities Preparing for the New Academic Year

  Universities have been spending the Summer getting ready for the new academic year and preparing to overcome all the challenges the current situation has put before them. Below we take a look at some of the ways Universities have been preparing for the new academic year.   Delivering Programmes  The main focus for third-level […]

No Comments Read More
Study Is What You Do. Hobbies Are What You Are.

Study Is What You Do. Hobbies Are What You Are.

Your time at University can be the best years of your life as you discover a whole other world to the one you have lived up until this point in your life – a world of new people, new knowledge, new ideas and new experiences. However, it can also be a pretty stressful time in […]

No Comments Read More
A Night to Remember – The Debs

A Night to Remember – The Debs

As COVID-19 holds so many rituals and events to ransom, here at Whichcollege.ie, we want to take the time to celebrate one of the classic rights-of-passage in a young person’s life – the Debs.  Each year, sixth-year students bid farewell to school by dressing up in formal wear and asking someone unsuitable to accompany them […]

No Comments Read More
Careering Into Control – Choosing Your Qualification Path

Careering Into Control – Choosing Your Qualification Path

Are you thinking about choosing your qualification path? In the latest Whichcollege.ie article, Aoife Rogers explores how you can decide what option is right for you. Choosing Your Qualification Path – What You Need to Know As a child, deciding on your future career was an easy business. Your commitment to training was relatively low […]

No Comments Read More
Theology and Religious Studies

Theology and Religious Studies

Being of a religious persuasion is not a prerequisite for these courses. Theology and Religious Studies attracts just as many non-believers as devotees. Student learn about the theory, contexts and debates concerning the different religions. They also look at the effects religious belief has on the world. As a result, this is an enthralling and […]

No Comments Read More
Film Studies

Film Studies

A career in Broadcasting and Film rarely means a life of glamorous parties aboard luxury yachts and riotously upended hotel suites.  The reality is much more likely to be hard work, long hours, and a lack of job security. However it is also a challenging and rewarding field. Your first step into this world is […]

No Comments Read More
Philosophy

Philosophy

Philosophy seeks to unearth universal truths by utilising reason and logic. It tackles concepts such as existence (ontology), morality (ethics), nature (metaphysics), and knowledge (epistemology). Theology also uses reason and logic, along with historical and religious knowledge, in the criticism, defence, and analysis of religious belief. Students do not have to be religious to study […]

No Comments Read More
Art History

Art History

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

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
Sports and Leisure

Sports and Leisure

Sports is a professional sector of the Irish economy. Over the past few decades we have seen an increase in people keeping fit, and a growing appreciation for a scientific approach to exercise and sports performance. As a result there has been steady growth in the number of jobs in the industry. Management, education, and […]

No Comments Read More
Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

Dentistry and Dental Hygiene

There are a number of different dentistry and dental hygiene careers. These include dental surgery, hygiene, dental technology, and nursing. Most dentists work as general practitioners. They handle a variety of dental needs. Others specialise in areas such as orthodontics, which can prove to be extremely lucrative. Dentists and dental hygienists safeguard the health of patients. […]

No Comments Read More
Taxation Studies

Taxation Studies

Taxation studies are at the very core of what makes every economy tick over. Without tax we wouldn’t have hospitals, roads or third level education. Tax professionals provide crucial financial direction to Irish and multinational companies. In the civil service sector, the tax authorities play a key role in the battle against organised crime and […]

No Comments Read More
Psychology

Psychology

A popular misconception is that psychology is mainly emotive and involves a lot of psychobabble and self-help jargon: this is an extremely misleading view. Psychologists use scientific methods and empirical research to study human behaviour. They also examine how environmental and cultural factors help shape us. They then use this knowledge to help people overcome […]

No Comments Read More
Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Mechanical engineering involves the design and manufacture, as well as operation of all kinds of components, products, machines, and systems. A project could be a new coffee maker to a robotic manufacturing line. Mechanical engineers are necessary in the production of most inventions and developments. Education There are many options for students interested in Mechanical […]

No Comments Read More