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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 Maynooth University Froebel College of Education – are based in Dublin, while […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Journalism

Journalism

Journalism is a high pressure, fast moving career. The news is constantly changing after all. Journalistic writing must have immediacy and topicality. This differentiates it from other forms of written expression. Journalists gather, assess, and report on the news. Newspapers provide a forum for public reflection and debate.  Therefore they have an obligation to present […]

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