“I won Miss Kerry in June and I’m using that to promote mental health issues in children and self belief.”

What course did you study and where? I did Applied Social Studies for a year at Kerry College of Further Education. Why did you choose a Further Ed(...)

Kerri Leonard: “Since I was 12 I wanted to become a guard but I can see a whole new career path opened to me to become a solicitor or barrister.”

What did you study and where? Pre-university law at Dunboyne College of Further Education. Why did you choose a further education course? I didn’(...)

Each year, about 4,000 Irish students apply to a course via the UCAS system and 2,000 go on to take up places. Photograph: iStock

All during this school year, sixth year students have been asked to consider what, where and whether they want to study at third-level. There are a lo(...)