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Veterinary medicine in UCD is the only provider of veterinary education on the island of Ireland. Photo: iStock

Question: My daughter is in 5th year and wants to become a vet. She has done two work placements with a local practice and enjoyed it. She is studying(...)

More than 2,000 Irish students are currently studying in some of Europe’s premier universities. Photograph: iStock

A few short years ago, thousands of Irish school-leavers were applying for UK-based courses. These numbers have tumbled in more recent times. Higher c(...)

Rising numbers of Irish school-leavers are opting to study abroad in countries such as France, the Netherlands and Denmark. Photograph: iStock

The fees are cheaper. College accommodation is easier to get. Entry requirements are less demanding. Their universities rank higher than in Ireland. (...)

There are more than 50 medical programmes taught through English in the EU and recognised by the Irish Medical Council. Photograph: iStock

Question: My son got 520 CAO points in his Leaving Cert. He would like to be a doctor, but received no offer from any universities in Ireland. Do you (...)

There are a variety of pathways to become a physiotherapist. An increasingly popular option is studying abroad through English. Photograph: iStock

Question: My daughter is due to sit the Leaving Cert next year. She works hard and on a good day might secure 450 points. Her heart is set on becoming(...)

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PROBLEM: My son is in transition year and attends a fee-paying school in Dublin. He has always been curious about medicine. However, I don’t think he(...)

Guy Flouch: “We will help them [students] with applications for up to eight different courses [on the continent].”

With the points for courses such as medicine, dentistry and law climbing inexorably and the cost of attending college in Ireland increasing eac(...)