Guy Flouch

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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(...)

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

The percentage progression rates of past pupils of 677 second level schools in Ireland, published in the feeder tables in the following pages, do not(...)

Students at the Gradireland fair can avail of opportunities at the event in the RDS, such as tips for dressing for interviews, CV workshops, and meeting potential employers and graduates who are currently on their programmes. The organisers say there will be more than 120 companies at the event

‘There will be more jobs on offer than at any time over the past 10 years and we have more employers in more sectors than ever before,” says Mark M(...)

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