‘Tis the Season for. . . PLC Application!

Post Leaving Cert courses (PLCs) are designed to give students the skills required for employment. They are closely linked with industry and prepare students for work. There is a mixed teaching approach taken to PLC education; students are taught through academic studies, work experience and more practical ‘hands on’ learning.

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CAO Application Process 2018

The Central Applications Office (CAO) is now open to accept applications for 2018. The CAO accept applications for 47 Higher Education Institutes (HEIs) across Ireland.  This means that you make one college application – eliminating the need to apply to each college individually. CAO offers each applicant the chance to apply for up to 20 […]

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Getting the Most from a College Open Day

November and December are busy months for college Open Days. Prospective students are lured out of school to the dazzling expansive university campuses for a glimpse into their future classrooms and the promise of accelerating careers. . . or not? Here’s the low down on college Open Days and a few tips to keep it […]

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Guide to UCAS Application

The Universities and Colleges Admissions Services (UCAS) is the college application system in place in the UK. Every year many Irish students choose this route for their college education.

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CAO Offers

Tomorrow thousands of CAO applicants will receive offers for places in the colleges and universities across the country. The process is fairly straightforward but here are a few pointers to help you on your way.

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Funding Your College Education

July can provide a long suspense for many students who eagerly await Leaving Cert results. However there are a few things you can do this month to occupy your mind and prepare for college. One of which is looking into how you are going to fund your college education.

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CAO Application – Changed Your Mind??

If you have made a CAO application and you want to reconsider your choices then there Is good news in store! The CAO offer a wonderful service for all you undecided students that allows you to Change Your Mind and make as many changes to your application as you want. So what is this wonderful […]

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Student of Now Careers Summit

I was delighted to be part of the brand new Career’s Summit ‘Student of Now’ that took place today in the bright and modern Tara Building in Dublin City Centre. It was an intimate gathering allowing 20 students and several Guidance Counsellors time to chat with the careers mentors in a casual and informal setting. 

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Nursing Opportunities in Ireland and UK

Well done to Dunboyne College of Further Education on hosting a really informative session on nursing opportunities. The college treated local guidance counsellors to a delicious lunch and an opportunity to both learn about nursing prospects in Ireland and the UK, and to network with fellow guidance counsellors. It was a very valuable and engaging […]

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