Students will likely be going out mostly mid-week, which tends to differ greatly to pre and post student life, and students may be attending venues that are new to them, with a new social group. Photograph: iStock

This autumn will be a momentous occasion for many first time third-level students, as they embark on the next step of their education. Throughout the (...)

The jump to third-level education from secondary school can be a huge adjustment, which can be exciting but also stressful and anxiety inducing, particularly following a tumultuous two and a half years. Photograph: iStock

This autumn will be a momentous occasion for many first-time third-level students, as they embark on the next step of their education. Lockdown and th(...)

There are several courses across Ireland’s technological universities that could lead to a promising career within the aviation industry. Photograph: iStock/Getty

The Institute of Technology as we know it, is no more. Technological Universities are taking over. The first of its kind, Technological University Du(...)

Research is key to choosing the right course. Photograph: iStock

If you are planning on going to third level, there are many factors to consider before you decide on the course you want to take. For each area of stu(...)

Denisa Zima: ‘The experience that you get is invaluable.’ Photograph: Fintan Clarke.

When deciding what career to pursue after secondary school, Denisa Zima knew that a traditional university or college course was not for her. “I didn’(...)

The following is a taste of some open days to look out for in Ireland’s universities: Technological University Dublin/TU Dublin When is open da(...)

Irish is due to be derogated to a full working language of the European Union from January, creating  positions for Irish speakers across the EU, in translation and interpretation, policy, communications and more.

As the seanfhocail goes, “Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam”, a country without a language, is a country without a soul. The phrase is frequently invoked, (...)

Claire Byrne: ‘Education is a structured environment with defined timelines and tasks, while the workplace is fast-paced and changeable, particularly in retail.’

What did you study and where? When did you graduate? I studied Business Studies in DCU and specialised in Management during my final year, graduating (...)

Kim Au: ‘I wanted to work in a client-facing role and be able to constantly acquire new skills across different industries.’

What did you study? I studied Business and Law in University College Dublin and graduated in 2018. I joined the KPMG Risk Consulting Graduate Programm(...)

Max Darby: “Think carefully. Be considered, research your opinion, recognise when you’re saying something you either don’t fully believe or only read in a headline 5 minutes previously and revise it.”

What did you study? I studied digital humanities and information technology in UCC and graduated in 2018. It was a fantastic course which really prepa(...)

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