Choosing to convert disciplines prior to seeking to enter the labour market is a perfectly rational decision.

As a Guidance Counsellor, I would always advise aspiring undergraduate students to study what they are passionate about. Nothing gets you successfully(...)

UCD MSc in aviation finance student Rebecca Yue: “I was always deeply interested in aviation and have been lucky to travel extensively throughout my life.”

UCD MSc in aviation finance student Rebecca Yue had a lifelong interest in aviation but poor eyesight prevented her from realising her childhood ambit(...)

The Airfinance Journal Dublin 2019 conference in the Convention Centre Dublin takes place from January 22nd to 24th next

More than 2,000 aviation industry professionals from 85 countries around the world will gather at the Airfinance Journal Dublin 2019 conference in the(...)

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has been flagging the issue of flight agreements between the EU and UK after Brexit. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The aviation sector has had a significant tailwind in the past three years but that doesn’t mean it is all blue skies ahead. For a start, new EU bank(...)

Prospective business students may need to look at multiple finance sources, including scholarships and bursaries as well as loans and employer sponsorship. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to do a top-notch business course or MBA, you’ll have to work harder to find funding because the fees charged can be far higher than for c(...)

A conversion course can be a good option for students who want to move into a new area where they do not have previous experience. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you are considering a change in direction from your undergraduate degree a postgraduate conversion course offers the opportunity to change directio(...)

The Irish Aviation Authority describes Ireland as “A nation of aviators”. If that surprises you it can only be because the success of Ireland’s corpo(...)

Howard Millar took up the position of chief operating officer of the Stellwagen Group in May

Stellwagen, the aviation financing group which former Ryanair deputy chief executive Howard Miller joined earlier this year, has been acquired by the (...)

Patrick Blaney of UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School: ‘Aviation is a global business, and you can’t do business in different countries unless you understand how the business culture operates there’

The Irish aviation sector, one of the country’s outstanding international success stories, plays a significant role in the economy. According to the I(...)

Next step up the career ladder: investigate the vast range of conversion courses which can focus your academic and personal skills on a specific work sector

Conversion courses offer graduates the opportunity to change direction from their undergraduate studies to focus on a new area entirely. Such a degre(...)

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