Peter Mcguire

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Life-changing and devastating: “There is not enough support for people with brain injuries, and the funding we get is not enough to meet demand,” says clinical psychologist Dr Brian Waldron

Falls, assaults, car crashes, heart attacks, strokes, suicide attempts: there are many ways in which people can acquire a brain injury. “Suffere(...)

Lots of parents or guardians are keen to support their sons and daughters. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images
Should you bring the parents?

Is it mortifying to bring mum to the open day? Would it be a social disaster to be seen with your dad? Not so much, say some students. Ben Smith, a (...)

They gym is often the first port of call for students checking out a college’s sports facilities. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Careers and courses, courses and careers: open days have a clear focus. In the lead-up, students will be advised to take to Qualifax and CareersPortal(...)

Before you even have a hope of getting an interview, it’s important to have standout CV that sets you apart from all the other applicants. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Many students have part-time jobs in the local pub or shop, but taking a step up the career ladder can be daunting. It’s no longer enough to fire out (...)

Returning to learning: Choosing whether or not to continue education is heavily dependent on what was studied at undergraduate level. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

So, you’re finished college . . . Or are you? Education once took a fairly linear route: primary, secondary, college and work. Those days are gone. N(...)

Continuous professional development (CPD) isn’t just an added nicety in many workplaces – it’s increasingly expected of employees and the only realist(...)

Professional services firm PwC runs one of the largest graduate training programmes in Ireland and, this year, are recruiting over 300 graduates acros(...)

Adult education: even those who go through the third-level system may  return to education to upskill, change career direction, or simply to learn for the sake of learning. Photograph:  iStockphoto/Getty

Everyone is fairly familiar with the basics of the education system: primary school, secondary school, college and then maybe a postgraduate. But not(...)

’A new flexible route into chartered accounting is opening doors to many students who may have felt that this was not an option for them.’ Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Becoming a chartered accountant has long since involved a familiar route: graduate from college and enter a training programme with one of the big aud(...)

Sarah Johnson: ‘You can make your own choices and decisions and nobody is spoon-feeding you’

Sam Blanckensee Occupation: Sam Blanckensee is national development officer at the Transgender Equality Network of Ireland. Earlier this year, he was(...)

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