Secondary schools are due to close to all students on May 28th – a week early – to allow teachers to complete this calculated grade process. Photograph: iStock

Students’ Leaving Cert results may be permanently withheld if there is evidence that teachers are being canvassed to improve their calculated grades. (...)

Points for third-level courses may climb above last year’s record levels if a system similar to calculated grades for the Leaving Cert is adopted, the CAO chair has said. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Points for third-level courses may climb above last year’s record levels if a system similar to calculated grades for the Leaving Certificate is adopt(...)

Third-level students should consider not returning home at the weekends during the academic term, in order to reduce the spread of Covid-19, chairman of CAO board says.

Third-level students should consider not returning home at the weekends during the academic term in order to reduce spread of Covid-19, the chairman o(...)

 University College Dublin campus in Belfield. The CAO said a total of 20,201 students were applying for college places this year on the basis of results they achieved in the past.   Photograph: Bryan O Brien

The Government is to consider if additional third level place places are needed to assist thousands of deferred students who stand to lose out due to (...)

One in four college applicants this year has applied on the basis of Leaving Cert results they achieved in previous years.

The Government is facing increasing calls to ensure up to 20,000 deferred third-level applicants do not lose out on college places when Leaving Cert g(...)

An expensive feasibility study in 2014 produced a detailed plan for transforming the library building. It estimated the transformation would cost NUI Galway €25 million.

Students at NUI Galway have called for improved facilties at the university’s James Hardiman Library. While some improvements have been made recently(...)