With more than 40 per cent of undergrads going on to postgrad, careers offices in colleges are crucial in advising undergraduates of their options. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

More than 35 per cent of undergraduates go on to study at postgrad level and there is a vast range of programmes to choose from in Ireland, abroad and(...)

Armagh chefs Sean Farnan and  Gareth Reid. Photograph: Jonathan King

A group of Northern chefs has banded together to try to transform Armagh into a Northern Ireland gourmet hub just like Kinsale in Co Cork, Ten chefs (...)

Image taken by Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter of the suspected landing area of the Schiaparelli spacecraft on Mars. Photograph: JPL-CALTECH/MSSS/Nasa/EPA

European Mars lander Schiaparelli has smashed into the Red Planet and exploded, dramatic satellite images suggest. Photos taken by a powerful camera (...)

Juggler Tony Mahon of the Dublin Circus Project performs in Dublin Castle on Culture Night. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

At five o’clock sharp this evening, a gaggle of children start beating on an enormous drum in the middle of Smithfield to signal that Culture Night 20(...)

Adult education: this is a sector where you can take a course purely out of interest. Photograph: Tom Merton/Getty

College choice can seem confusing, but it’s relatively straightforward compared with the mountain of options in the adult- and further-education secto(...)

Home care packages in much of the Irish health system have effectively been frozen since just after the election in March.

This week’s column comes from Tampere in Finland, host to the Nordic Gerontology Congress, the largest and best scientific meeting on ageing in Europ(...)

The new directors join as Twitter seeks new routes to growth. Photograph: Reuters

Twitter has appointed UK internet entrepreneur Martha Lane Fox and Pepsi’s chief financial officer Hugh Johnston as directors, as the messaging platfo(...)

Alan Hayes studied three years of civil engineering for a level 7 degree and is in his last of two years studying structural engineering at level 8

Deciding on a postgraduate course can be massively confusing. Unlike in school, where there’s no end of advice from parents, teachers and guidance co(...)

Prospective postgraduate students have a vast range of programmes to choose from in Ireland, abroad and online. Differentiating between what’s on offe(...)

Presbyterian Notes

Following last month’s Church in the Public Square conference on the enduring impact of 1916, to further public discussion on the subject the Council (...)

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