For most students, particularly at undergraduate level, colleges, universities, TUs and IoTs all serve the same broad purpose. Photograph: Getty

What’s in a name? Students working on their CAO form may be familiar with the different terms: university, technological university (TU), institute of(...)

Springboard + is funded by the Irish Government and the European Social Fund. Photograph: Getty

Springboard+ is a scheme that aims to reskill people in areas where skilled job opportunities are growing. It provides free higher-education courses (...)

Why study for a postgrad?

Education: Carrie Archer, DCU After my BA in humanities at DCU, I decided to do a PLC in complementary and holistic therapy, and then did a diploma (...)

IFS Associate Apprentices 2018/2020 class Generation Apprenticeship 2020 winners

Established by Ibec industry association Financial Services Ireland (FSI) in 2017, the International Financial Services (IFS) apprenticeship programme(...)

‘People moved to the cloud very quickly, but the criminals moved as well.’ File photograph: Getty

The shift to remote working has highlighted weaknesses in the cyber defences of even the largest and best resourced organisations. What chance everyon(...)

The IT Sligo team will be available to answer any questions students might have about courses and student life.

While third level campuses have been closed down and the public cannot gather in any significant numbers for the foreseeable future, third-level insti(...)

Sipho Zincume: “My mentors have been valuable to me in so many ways”

What did you study and when did you graduate? I studied BA (Honours) in Accounting and Finance at National College of Ireland. I graduated in 2018. (...)

The slowdown - and the economic hit that came with it - highlighted how business is the engine of the economy. Photograph: iStock

The shock of Covid-19 shut down businesses across the country. Many people were able to keep working from home, but hairdressers, restaurants and cafe(...)

A deserted Grafton Street in Dublin on the recent  bank holiday weekend. Ibec has suggested a €15bn reboot of the Irish economy once the lockdown restrictions have been lifted. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Employers’ group Ibec has called for a €15 billion reboot of the Irish economy to curb the effects of coronavirus and address some of the State’s majo(...)

The National College of Ireland in the IFSC in Dublin.

The National College Of Ireland (NCI) third-level institute says it is on the lookout for a second campus in Dublin city in addition to its current ba(...)

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