Category Archives: News

Stripe buys entrepreneur knowledge website Indie Hackers

E-payments giant Stripe has bought Indie Hackers, a knowledge-sharing site for entrepreneurs. Stripe is one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world. It was recently valued at $9bn. In addition, Stripe’s staffing level is expected to soon reach … Continue reading

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Demand for SUSI student grants expected to be high

From Monday, 3 April 2017 the SUSI student grants reopens. The demand is expected to be high, particularly as maintenance grants for postgraduate students have been made available. Students in the lowest income category can apply for the postgraduate maintenance … Continue reading

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Could Brexit be an opportunity for Irish universities?

Global education firm EduCo International Group has claimed that Brexit offers a major opportunity for Irish universities. The company plans to set up an Irish branch to attract international students. Dwindling number of international students in the UK The number … Continue reading

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Better employment prospects (and salaries) for postgrads

Thinking of doing a postgraduate degree? There are two good reasons to do so – the better your education, the better your employment prospects and the better your salary. Research from Ireland and the EU has found that higher levels … Continue reading

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Essay mills come under fire with plans to prosecute are underway

The Department of Education is to introduce laws to prosecute essay mills – companies who write students’ essays in exchange for money. These paid-for essays are original work. However, someone other than the student writes them. As a result, cheating … Continue reading

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Funding supports of €800,000 available at MIC for postgraduate research

If you are considering a Masters or Doctorate, Mary Immaculate College (MIC), recently announced funding supports of €800,000 per annum through its Departmental Assistantships Scheme and merit-based Research Masters and Doctoral Awards Scheme. About Mary Immaculate College (MIC) Mary Immaculate College provides world-class … Continue reading

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AIT Research Students Awarded Prestigious Postgraduate Scholarships

Three students at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) have won prestigious postgraduate scholarships from the Irish Research Council. The award scheme offers scholarships for students to pursue a research Master’s or PhD. These can be either traditional or structured, in … Continue reading

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Study an M.A. in Leadership and Management at ICHAS

The Irish College of Humanities and Applied Sciences (ICHAS) provides a Master’s Programme in Leadership and Management. This Masters programme has helped many of our past students to successfully secure Senior Management roles in their work places while providing them … Continue reading

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Gaiety School of Acting summer courses now enrolling

Have you ever considered a course in acting or theatre? The world-famous is currently taking bookings for their evening summer courses in Acting for Camera, Introduction to Drama, Stand-Up Comedy, Musical Theatre and more. For more information on taking a … Continue reading

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Brand new Masters in Theatre Practice

University College Dublin and the Gaiety School of Acting, the National Theatre School of Ireland, are offering a new one year Masters in Theatre Practice. The MA in Theatre Practice is for highly motivated students who want to lead tomorrow’s … Continue reading

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