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From TheJournal.ie Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers 11th Hour

Teachers say 'pay is insufficient' as urgent appeal made for Leaving Cert markers

The SEC said that it would have sufficient numbers in place and did not want to “cause alarm” with the appeal.

From TheJournal.ie There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing CAO

There has been a plunge in the number of students who want to do nursing

A total of 76,086 applications were received by CAO 1 February.

From TheJournal.ie CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education' Column

CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education'

Apprenticeships and traineeships must no longer be thought of as an alternative to traditional education, rather they must be viewed as viable and vibrant options within Ireland’s education system, writes Elisha Collier O’Brien.

From TheJournal.ie 'If ever there was a sign that the boom is back, it’s vultures building student homes on Summerhill' Opinion

'If ever there was a sign that the boom is back, it’s vultures building student homes on Summerhill'

Affordable student housing is essential and could be a solid investment for the Government. So why are we handing it over to the vultures, writes Éilis Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Career coach: 'Why over 70% of students drop out of first year in some courses' Educational Column

Career coach: 'Why over 70% of students drop out of first year in some courses'

Making career decisions can be a difficult process and academia is not for everyone, writes Dearbhla Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie Take your pick: Applications for CAO courses open from today College Applications

Take your pick: Applications for CAO courses open from today

Put your preferred choice first – not the course with the most points.

From TheJournal.ie More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today Third Level

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

From TheJournal.ie You can find all of the Round Two CAO offers right here Sponsored

You can find all of the Round Two CAO offers right here

Didn’t get what you wanted on the first pass? We’ve got the latest points from every institution.

From TheJournal.ie CAO 2016: Where are all the applicants coming from? Offers

CAO 2016: Where are all the applicants coming from?

There are over 80,000 people waiting to hear if they’ve landed their favoured college spot.

From TheJournal.ie The CAO offers are out now - What happens next? Explainer

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?

Here’s all you need to know

From TheJournal.ie Rise in CAO points for pharmacy, nursing and midwifery CAO 2016

Rise in CAO points for pharmacy, nursing and midwifery

Other courses requiring high points include dentistry, medicine and computer science.

From TheJournal.ie You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here Check It Out

You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here

Do you have what you need for your preferred course?

From TheJournal.ie Want to know the CAO points? We'll have them here from 6am CAO 2016

Want to know the CAO points? We'll have them here from 6am

Every course, every third-level institution: we have you covered.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world? Factcheck

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?

As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.

From TheJournal.ie You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here Sponsored

You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here

Ready to see what you’ve been offered? We’ve got you covered.

From TheJournal.ie Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys Exam Results

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?

Given the scale of the rental crisis being seen in Ireland, USI is requesting that people make their homes available to students.

From TheJournal.ie "I was just so over the moon" - Here's how it feels to get 8 A1s in the Leaving Cert A1 Performance

"I was just so over the moon" - Here's how it feels to get 8 A1s in the Leaving Cert

Six students received eight A1s in this year’s examinations.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in Maths fails and fewer A1s overall: Here's how students got on with the Leaving Cert Results 2016

Increase in Maths fails and fewer A1s overall: Here's how students got on with the Leaving Cert

A1s are down but there’s a few positive trends as well.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what courses students have been applying for in this year's CAO applications Decisions Decisions

Here's what courses students have been applying for in this year's CAO applications

Nursing saw the biggest increase in applications since last year, while arts and social sciences had the biggest drop.

From TheJournal.ie While economic recovery has opened up the jobs market, make sure your course is right for you Opinion

While economic recovery has opened up the jobs market, make sure your course is right for you

It’s important to pursue a career that you want and are confident you can handle, writes Clive Byrne.

From TheJournal.ie Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know Going To College

Unsure about your CAO offer? Here's what you need to know

More than 35,000 people have accepted first round offers.

From TheJournal.ie Are personal statements the answer for a CAO system badly in need of an overhaul? Opinion

Are personal statements the answer for a CAO system badly in need of an overhaul?

Alternative admissions schemes could be a fair complement to the existing CAO system writes Trinity College communications officer Aifric Ní Chríodáin.

From TheJournal.ie Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time CAO 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer First Round

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Here’s what to do next…

From TheJournal.ie The CAO Round One offers in numbers Round One

The CAO Round One offers in numbers

The moment of truth…

From TheJournal.ie Want to check the CAO points? We’ll have them right here from 6am Leaving Cert

Want to check the CAO points? We’ll have them right here from 6am

We’ll have all the points from every third-level institution, plus all the information you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer Asylum Seeker

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer

The minister for education has intervened in the matter.

Jam Making is every Leaving Cert's 'last resort', but is it even a real CAO course?

It’s only 15 points! It’s based on the Aran Islands! And it’s probably an urban myth.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what everyone has been choosing on their CAO this year (after they changed their minds) Choices Choices

Here's what everyone has been choosing on their CAO this year (after they changed their minds)

The first round of offers will be out on 17 August.

From TheJournal.ie It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into? Opinion

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?

What makes one student successful when another fails? In answering this question, we’re not using one valuable resource: data.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Everything you need to know as you start your morning.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?

More than 74,000 people have applied for courses through the CAO. How did that work out for you?

From TheJournal.ie Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications Decisions Decisions

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

From The42 Which Irish Institute of Technology has the best gym facilities for students? Gym Class Heroes

Which Irish Institute of Technology has the best gym facilities for students?

There’s plenty of choice out there.

From TheJournal.ie The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic.... Decisions Decisions

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

From TheJournal.ie 14 tips on filling in the CAO from people who have been through it and survived... CAO 2015

14 tips on filling in the CAO from people who have been through it and survived...

Don’t worry. It’s all going to be ok.

From TheJournal.ie 96 hours to go until (some) college students make one of the biggest decisions of their lives... Going Away To College
From The42 Before you fill out that CAO form, ask - which Irish university has the best gym facilities? Gym Class Heroes

Before you fill out that CAO form, ask - which Irish university has the best gym facilities?

We survey the facilities across the country’s top educational institutions.