Laura Walshe

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The Irish Times Higher Options exhibitions in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For hundreds of thousands of students, over several decades, the Higher Options fair has been the start of their journey into adult life. It’s here th(...)

‘It’s important to remember that your guidance counsellor can also help you to deal with a wide range of personal or social issues that may arise for you during the year.’ Photograph: iStock

Your school guidance counsellor might be your most precious resource during senior cycle. But, outside the fee-paying sector, many schools still are s(...)

Many postgrads work in full-time jobs and complete their studies in the evenings and at weekends.

Postgraduate courses are a big commitment. Whether one-year of full-time study or two years part-time, students have to invest significant energy and (...)

“Masters courses generally include internships and study at home or abroad, together with advanced project work – all useful for sharpening career focus and advancing skills and aptitudes”

1. A statement of intent “Doing a postgrad indicates a strong work ethic and commitment to your career,” says Mary Hosty, a career guidance expert an(...)