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Had a change of mind? Changing your third-level course choices

Between 5 May and 1 July, third-level applicants can register to change their third-level course. The change can be done free of charge online. Although there are some restrictions, as a general rule, you can change your mind as often … 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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Inequalities in IT: female participation is far too low

According to the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton, there are around 6,000 vacancies in the IT sector in Ireland. When talking about Europe, this figure fills out to a whopping 700,000. Some commentators believe that part of … Continue reading

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Dispute resolution – letting cooler heads prevail

Cool heads, if only they prevailed a bit more often. It seems that wherever there are people, there will inevitably be disputes – whether over money, territory, possessions or rights. Disputes at the highest levels can have massive costs. For … Continue reading

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Changing your mind? Seeing IADT graduates’ work might help

Last Thursday (13 June) was the final day of Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology’s Graduate Exhibition. The art on display was of such extraordinary quality that several of the works captured the attention of Irish Times reviewer … Continue reading

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The digital sector – learning to be social

So you’ve been caught looking at Twitter feeds, Facebook updates and Pinterest trends on your smartphone in class. This means trouble, right? Actually, no, it doesn’t. Quite the opposite in fact – you were simply immersed in the topic, because … Continue reading

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