Wednesday 16 December 2015

CAO Information Evening 2016 Maynooth University

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 19:00 to 21:00
John Hume Building, North Campus, Maynooth University 
CAO experts will be on hand to advise and guide parents, guardians, CAO applicants (including Leaving Certificate students, mature student applicants and Further Education students) and all interested parties about the CAO application process. Representatives from our academic departments will also be available to discuss the range of subjects available at the University. Refreshments will be provided. Register at link above

Monday 14 December 2015

College of Computing Technology

The College of Computing Technology (CCT), which is based in Dublin City Centre is an independent college that offer QQI accredited programs at levels 6,7 and 8 in both Information Technology and Business.

Applications for all of their courses are available through the CAO.  Some key points regarding CCT :

·         QQI accredited courses at levels 6, 7 and 8
·         Opportunity for students to enter a level 6 program and progress through to level 7 and level 8
·         Last year All Qualified Applicants were accepted in on level 6 and level 7 programs (5 passes at ordinary level, including mathematics).
·         Tuition fees for 2016 for CAO students are €3,200 per annum.
·         No additional registration or examination fees.
·         Great location, Westmoreland Street,  easy access by bus, Luas and train.
·         Courses scheduled over 3 days per week with classes fixed between 9:30 and 4:30.

Full details of the college and courses are available on their website: 

Wednesday 9 December 2015

CAO Courses Alert Lists

CAO have published their college alert lists. Please see this link for news about course changes, new courses or cancelled courses. Please check the lists for the colleges you are applying to. 

Tuesday 8 December 2015

UCD Engineering and Architecture Info Evenings

UCD have two open days taking place in January which will provide students and parents the opportunity to speak with lecturers, students and recent graduates to find out more about studying with us.
You may also find the following documents very helpful Engineering and Architecture & Landscape Architecture as they provide the key information around the undergraduate programmes offered by UCD College of Engineering & Architecture.

Wednesday 2 December 2015

DIT Open Day info!

5th and 6th years should take a look at this slideshow if they intend on visiting DIT this weekend for their open days...

Interested in a career in healthcare

RCSI Show “So You Want to Be a Doctor?” is a series which will give students an insight into what life is really like as a doctor. Please click on the link at 6pm on Wednesday 9th Dec and Tuesday 19th January to watch the live broadcast.

Viewers will be brought to Beaumont Hospital
on Wednesday 9th December 2015 at 6pm where Dr Emma Tong will detail why she decided to study medicine and how she became a clinical lecturer in Surgery at RCSI. Viewers will be able to see Dr Tong in action running a clinical skills tutorial.

Tuesday 19th January 2016 at 6pmProfessor James Paul O’Neill who is an otolaryngologist or ENT surgeon in Beaumont Hospital and RCSI, will explain to viewers his specialty which involving treating illnesses concerned with the ear, nose and throat (ENT).

Throughout the broadcast, students and viewers can also get involved, as a live-streamed question and answer session will take place at the end of each episode in the series. They will address any comments, queries and questions viewers on studying medicine, being a doctor or on what specialties they have seen in the broadcast. Students can send in their comments and questions via Twitter (@RCSI_Irl) and Facebook using #RCSIBeADoc. Alternatively, they can be sent in by email in advance of the broadcast and on the night to

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing us at, visiting or calling 01 402 2196.

Tuesday 1 December 2015

DIT and Trinity Open Days this weekend!

DIT and Trinity are hosting Open Days this Saturday 5th December. All 5th and 6th years should consider going and asking questions about courses they might be interested in. Please see DIT schedule here.
And Trinity schedule here.