The Student Hub at the Higher Options conference at the RDS today.

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Higher Options has the potential to be the most valuable six hours you will be able to spend this year in exploring your future options. Photograph: Alan Betson
Plan ahead to get ahead

Organised by the The Irish Times and the Institute of Guidance Counsellors in the RDS, Dublin, in September every year, the Higher Options conference (...)

Higher Options can be busy at times so it is a good idea to come prepared. Photograph: Alan Betson

The 2018 Higher Options Expo at the RDS is a great opportunity to discover what you really need to know to make an informed choice. First and foremost(...)

Career guidance is crucial for students who are weighing up their choices about what course to do. Photograph: iStock

Download a pdf of the Higher Options 2018 floorplan here. Choosing a college course is a big decision. Are you choosing a degree, or choosing a caree(...)

Higher Options 2018 will take place at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin, on September 12th, 13th and 14th, from 9am-3pm each day. Photograph: Eric Luke

Download a pdf of the Higher Options 2018 floorplan here Welcome to The Irish Times Higher Options 2018 magazine! This special supplement is designed(...)

Come prepared to Higher Options by compiling a list of questions to ask at the various stands. Photograph: Alan Betson
What do I ask at the stands?

Download a pdf of the Higher Options 2018 floorplan here We’ve all done it (especially us journalists): meant to ask someone a particular question a(...)

Higher Options 2018 will take place at the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin, on September 12th, 13th and 14th. Photograph: Eric Luke

You’ve been back in school a few weeks. Summer is over and the depressing reality of the Leaving Cert is ahead of you. On top of that, you’re going to(...)