Graduating in 2020: hiring landscape has changed but opportunities beckon
- September 25, 2020, 05:00
Things changed fast. At the start of the year, students reasonably expected to graduate into a world full of job opportunities. But then coronavirus h(...)
Should you consider a postgrad during the pandemic?
- September 23, 2020, 05:01
“Demand for postgraduate courses is cyclical and driven by the economy,” Fergal O’Brien, assistant dean of graduate and professional studies at the Un(...)
CAO points breakdown: Some of highest rises cause surprise
- September 11, 2020, 16:05
It’s the news that CAO applicants have been bracing for – despite a 12 per cent increase in the overall number of third-level places available this ye(...)
The social side of third level: what will become of it?
- September 11, 2020, 00:00
Every year, as a new batch of first years hit third level, college and national newspapers publish freshers’ guides The advice is usually timeless. C(...)
‘I was disappointed when I got my Leaving Cert results’
- September 8, 2020, 07:00
“I was disappointed when I got my Leaving Cert results and didn’t get the points for nursing. I got offered arts in UCC but I would only have been acc(...)