What should you do after college? Should you make a dash for the nearest exit and begin your job hunt or perhaps you should consider continuing your education. Photograph: iStock

Final-year undergrads have all had the conversation: here comes the “real world”, whatever that is. Some are enthusiastic about getting into the worl(...)

The employment rate of new graduates in the last couple of years has been rising steadily. Photograph: Getty Images

Your final year has begun, but you may already be thinking ahead to what you want to be doing after you graduate. You may have noticed that the gradu(...)

Aerial photo of NUI Galway Quadrangle. The university set a target to become “one of the greenest, smartest, healthiest and community-focused” campuses in the world.

Two third-level institutions in the west have set out to become “green” campuses with a focus on sustainable energy use. Galway-Mayo Institute of Tec(...)

Josephine Walsh: “Get the bones of your CV in order, and then, when you see a job you like, tailor it”

Employers may get about 80 CVs for every job. The recruiter’s first job is clear: get rid of the vast majority of them. “First up, don’t have misspel(...)