For parents who are both working, avoid the ultimate disaster of your child missing an exam by ensuring they are up and dressed before you leave the house.  Photograph: David Jones/PA Wire.

Whether your son or daughter fulfils their potential in their Junior or Leaving Cert depends on how they manage themselves through the exams and how t(...)

Exploring what’s available It can be difficult for students to navigate the array of courses on offer at graduate level. Dr Tara McMorrow and Dr (...)

Why consider a postgrad? International and local research shows higher levels of education increase your employability and your salary potential.(...)

To an employer you should offer creativity, logical thinking and an ability to undertake a complex task and successfully complete it using the range of skills developed during your undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

A decision to spend three to five years of your life studying full time at college requires a very high level of both personal and financial commitmen(...)

What determines whether you get a place on your dream course? All reputable colleges set minimum academic standards which students must meet before th(...)

Virtually all applications to the Central Applications Office (CAO) for a first year undergraduate place in an Irish third-level higher education i(...)

Now is the time to review your CAO choices. The price of failure to do this now before the CAO change of mind closes at 5.15pm on July 1st can be a very big one. Photograph: Reuters

The Leaving Certificate is now over or finishing up for this year’s students and a summer of rest and relaxation beckons. Before you head off into the(...)

Rory Patterson scored a second-half hat-trick as FAI Cup holders Derry City won 4-0 at non-league Blarney United on Saturday afternoon to cruise safel(...)

For most Leaving Certificate students, school days are now over, and the stark reality of sitting English Paper 1 at 9.30am in 15 days’ time is(...)

B&Q Ireland sought the appointment of an examiner on January in a bid to rescue the business which was significantly loss-making. Photograph: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

DIY chain B&Q Ireland has exited examinership today, saving over 600 jobs. The High Court earlier approved an investment plan for th(...)