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Prof Cal Muckley: ‘Students come from different backgrounds in terms of sectors and education as well as nationality’

The economic fallout from the Covid-19 crisis has left many people at a career crossroads but this period of uncertainty can offer opportunities, acco(...)

Jiayi He photographed in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

When Jiayi He applied to spend the final year of her undergraduate studies in Dublin she knew very little about Ireland. Her mother’s English teacher (...)

Dr Martin O’Reilly, Dr Darragh Whelan and Julian Eberle, co-founders of Output Sports

A chance meeting at an event in Boston led to Output Sports chief executive Dr Martin O’Reilly taking part in a rowing race against teams of Irish bus(...)

Companies are attempting to atone for past environmental mistakes and build a more sustainable future while still growing their business. Photograph: iStock

Until very recently, the words sustainability and big business did not even belong in the same lexicon, let alone the same sentence. Yet the two are n(...)

For students hoping to begin a postgraduate in the 2020-21 academic year, now is a good time to begin researching.

As attention turns towards final undergraduate projects and exams, you may also start thinking about the next step and how you’re going to fund your p(...)

Tony Brabazon. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

University College Dublin (UCD) has appointed Prof Anthony Brabazon to head up its College of Business, which includes the well-regarded Lochlann Quin(...)

Sarah Lucey with former Brazilian soccer star Ronaldinho in Story nightclub in Miami

Sarah Lucey is the butcher’s daughter from Mallow who now works as director of talent management for Miami’s two most exclusive nightclubs. Seven yea(...)

Ciaran Hope has  been to Japan and Korea and he took part in the integrated leadership competition in Yale last autumn. Photograph: Shane O’Neill

The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School has set itself the ambitious target of offering the most global MBA qualification in Europe. The stat(...)

Recently compiled rankings found that, on average, female participation in top Executive MBA (EMBA)  programmes is just 28 per cent.  Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

When you think of a person with a master’s in business administration (MBA), what image springs to mind? Sharp suit? High powered job? A man? If the (...)

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(...)

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