The second round of CAO offers will take place on Wednesday, August 28th. Photograph: iStock

Thousands of third-level applicants who received an offer of a college course from the Central Applications Office (CAO) have until this evening to ac(...)

Points for degrees in science, technology and engineering have jumped as students flock towards courses with strong job prospects. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2019 round one offers: https://iti.ms/2Zbae3m  Points for degrees in science, technolog(...)

More than 4,000 mature students are set to receive Central Applications Office offers (CAO) for third-level courses on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 4,000 mature students are set to receive Central Applications Office offers (CAO) for third-level courses on Thursday. Many of these “round(...)

Successful applicants will also receive a paper offer notice by post, an email and a text message (if they have selected this option) with details of their offer.

The first round of CAO college places opened this morning with more than 5,700 applicants being offered a place in third level. A total of 5,727 CAO (...)

The final piece: Your CAO change of mind deadline.

Leaving Cert students have until this evening to adjust their college course selection ahead of the deadline for the CAO’s “change of mind” facility. (...)

More  than 73,000 people have applied through the  CAO for a place in higher education Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The number of CAO applications this year has increased slightly with more than 73,000 people applying for a place in higher education. The modest inc(...)

The CAO had a total of 77,171 applications for third-level places in 2018, compared with 80,568 in 2017, a fall of 4.2 per cent.

Thousands of mature students are set to receive Central Applications Office offers for third-level courses on Thursday. Places on third-level courses(...)

Successful applicants will also receive a paper offer notice by post, an email and a text message (if they have selected this option) with details of their offer. Photograph: iStock

The first round of CAO college places opened today with more than 6,000 applicants being offered a place in third level. A total of 6,207 CAO applica(...)

Applicants are urged to think carefully before making changes to their order of preference. Photograph: iStock

Thousands of prospective third level students are expected to make last-minute college course choices ahead of Sunday’s 5.15pm deadline for the CAO’s (...)

There has also been a drop in applications from Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, amid rising uncertainty about the impact of Brexit. Photograph: Getty

Points requirements for many college courses are likely to fall this year as new figures show a significant drop in the number of CAO applications. O(...)

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