They gym is often the first port of call for students checking out a college’s sports facilities. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Careers and courses, courses and careers: open days have a clear focus. In the lead-up, students will be advised to take to Qualifax and CareersPortal(...)

Carlow Institute of Technology  mechanical engineering students  built their own single-seated Formula One style race car

Carlow Institute of Technology When is open day? Carlow Campus: November 16th Wexford Campus: November 17th Life on campus Just 10 minutes’ wal(...)

Carlow Institute of Technology. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Institutes of technology across the State are in line for a substantial windfall as the Government gets ready to embark on a major building programme (...)

Life in space is pretty remote, the stuff of fantasy for most of us – but can design principles learned from space travel be applied to living on plan(...)

Robert  Curgenven in St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria

When you enter CIT’s Wandesford Quay gallery in Cork, there is a maze made of black fabric. Inside the maze, voices speak over one another: tongue-twi(...)

The employment rate of new graduates in the last couple of years has been rising steadily. Photograph: Getty Images

Your final year has begun, but you may already be thinking ahead to what you want to be doing after you graduate. You may have noticed that the gradu(...)

Entry to the degree course in business and law in UCD is up nine points, to 529. Photograph: Alan Betson

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2017 Round One offers: http://iti.ms/2vR6EzZ The confidence engendered by the growing streng(...)

Ciara O’Brien (18), from  Rathfarnham, and  Elizabeth Bolger (18), from Rathmines,  after they collected their Leaving Cert results from Loreto on the Green. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

It’s been a nervous week for the class of 2017. Students had been warned: the new grading and CAO points means that points from 2016 or previous years(...)

The first round of this year’s CAO offers will be released on Monday. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Expert guidance counsellors Brian Howard and Deirdre Garrett were working on irishtimes.com on Thursday answering people’s queries about Leaving Ce(...)

Carl O’Brien, education editor with The Irish Times, guidance counsellor Brian Howard, Minister for Education Richard Bruton, guidance counsellor Deirdre Garrett and Irish Times journalist Éanna Ó Caollaí. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

From early on Wednesday morning, the queries poured into the Irish Times helpdesk (www.irishtimes.com/results2017), where our team of guidance counsel(...)