Category Archives: Preparing for College

10 Tips for Settling Into Your First Year at College

Moving to college is a big step and can be nerve-wracking, but it’s also a very exciting time. Settling into a new routine and being independent doesn’t need to be difficult. There are a number of ways to help you … Continue reading

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Parents and full-time third level applicants invited to fees talk at Central Library, Waterford

Regional Educational Guidance Service for Adults (REGSA) is delivering a presentation on the various Financial Supports available for anyone starting full time third-level or further education in September. The event is taking place in the Central Library, Lady Lane, Waterford … Continue reading

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Portobello Institute Announces Open Days

The Portobello Institute is holding open days this summer. Open days can be incredibly helpful for new students. They offer a chance to meet with department experts who can guide and advise students on the best course of study, career … Continue reading

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Griffith College’s Open Days 2015

Griffith College announces its Open Days schedule for 2015. Griffith College is Ireland’s largest independent 3rd level institution with locations in Dublin, Cork and Limerick. The College has gained an enviable, award winning reputation for providing students with first class … Continue reading

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European Institute of Communications Course Dates

Earlier this year we decided to rebrand the European Institute of Communications (EIC) and create three divisions to within the EIC as  follows: European Institute of Public Relations; European Institute of  Digital Marketing and the European Institute of Social Media. … Continue reading

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Open Univeristy’s Upcoming Events Throughout Ireland

  Open University Republic of Ireland events in July & September 2015 for your information. Tuesday 21 July 2015 – 12.00pm – 2.00pm Cork Central Library Information Session 57 – 61 Grand Parade Cork City Co Cork Tuesday 21 July 2015 … Continue reading

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College fees lowered for children of Irish emigrants

There was some good news for Irish emigrants this week when it was announced that colleges would cut fees for children of Irish emigrants. Previously, if a student was not resident in Ireland for three out of the previous five … Continue reading

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Student voices: What students think about college life

When it comes to college life, an important voice is often a bit under-appreciated – that of the student. The Irish Survey of Student Engagement is a pilot national survey that aims to give students their say on what college … Continue reading

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Gold stars all round as Irish students rank among world’s best

New figures from the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) show that Irish students are among the top performers in the world when it comes to maths, reading and science. This year’s results are a huge improvement on figures … Continue reading

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Leaving the Leaving Cert

So the fuss is almost all over for 2013′s Leaving Cert students. I say nearly, because there is still the bevy of first- and second-round college offers to look forward to. Preliminary reports in the media have exhibited an almost … Continue reading

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