Guy Flouch

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Wroclaw is Poland’s fourth largest city. There are currently an estimated 124,000 students attending 26 public and private institutions in the city. Photograph: iStock

Download a pdf of the Higher Options 2018 floorplan here A university education at a UK college was something many young Irish students once consider(...)

Ailish Lalor: ‘I didn’t want to pay UK tuition fees, so the Netherlands was a nice middle ground.’

As Leaving Certificate students around the country await Monday’s CAO offers in the wake of their results, there’s a chance that some of their peers h(...)

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. (...)

Increasing numbers of Irish students are considering study options in Europe due to affordable fees, prestigious courses and easier entry requirements. Photograph: iStock

Thousands of college hopefuls have been scrambling to apply for third-level courses in Ireland in recent weeks. But increasing numbers are looking fu(...)

Each year the tables show very large numbers of students who go to college attended schools in socially advantaged communities, and that they tend to opt predominantly for universities and teacher training. Photograph: iStock

Check school rankings on the Feeder Schools app: www.irishtimes.com/feeder-schools/ Download the Feeder School PDFs here: www.irishtimes.c(...)

Veterinary science in UCD is a high points course. Photograph: iStock

Question: My daughter is determined to qualify as a vet. The course in UCD requires high points and is listed as “restricted”. Can you explain this an(...)

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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(...)

In Austria, Switzerland and Belgium, fees are usually less than €1,000 a year, while they are mostly free in Scotland, Sweden and Germany.

Almost 1,500 third-level students from Ireland in receipt of State-funded grants are studying in colleges abroad. Under the Department of Education’s(...)

Molly Fitzmaurice in Amsterdam

Our third-level system is creaking from a lack of funding. The points race is cranking up again and the cost of living is on the rise. Is it any wond(...)

Continental college life: students at the University of Groningen

Western Europe An increasing number of students are opting to study in Europe where free (or more reasonable) fees, cheaper living costs, and easie(...)

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