Considering taking a postgraduate course in Dublin? Talk to DCU at this autumn’s Education Expo

Considering taking a postgraduate course in Dublin? Talk to DCU at this autumn’s Education Expo

Dublin City University (DCU) have signed up to exhibit at the forthcoming Education Expo this autumn. The university will be promoting their courses and offering guidance and advice to prospective students. DCU have an extensive choice of postgraduate programmes to choose from. Dublin City University is recognised as a dynamic and innovative institution. It’s regarded as one […]

No Comments Read More
Increase in postgrad teaching applications as supply of talent is short

Increase in postgrad teaching applications as supply of talent is short

The number of applications from students applying for teaching courses at postgraduate level has increased amid concerns of a crisis in the supply of qualified teachers. The level of interest in teaching postgrads has been declining steadily in recent years, with entries down from just under 3,000 in 2011 to 1,068 in 2017. However, early […]

No Comments Read More
UCC to invest in new student housing, schools and hospital

UCC to invest in new student housing, schools and hospital

University College Cork (UCC) is to spend €350 million on new student housing and a business school as well as a dental school and hospital. The construction programme will take place over the next five years. Strategic plan UCC issued their strategic plan which contains details about this investment. The university current has 20,000 students. […]

No Comments Read More
Are high rents stopping students doing a postgraduate degree?

Are high rents stopping students doing a postgraduate degree?

High rents and the housing shortage in major urban areas has reached crisis levels. Unsurprising, this has disproportionally affected students. As well as a lack of available properties, rents have spiralled. Students returning to college have been couchsurfing with friends or stay in hostels. The housing crisis has made it impossible for some students to […]

No Comments Read More
Careers and education options at October’s Jobs Expo Dublin

Careers and education options at October’s Jobs Expo Dublin

Jobs Expo Dublin is to return this October showcasing up to 50 leading employers as well as educators and professional development experts. The event takes place on Saturday 21st October at Croke Park. Jobs Expo Dublin will feature some of the Ireland’s most highly regarded companies, including both national and multinational employers. The event will […]

No Comments Read More
NUI Galway’s MSc in Cloud Computing Research

NUI Galway’s MSc in Cloud Computing Research

Have you considered a postgrad in Cloud Computing Research? If you have a degree in Cloud Computing chances are you’re sitting pretty. Graduates in this discipline are both in demand and well paid. Cloud computing is one of the best high-value growth sectors in Ireland. That’s according to the Government, Forfás and the IDA. Established in 2012, NUI […]

No Comments Read More
Considering doing a part-time MBA? Read on…

Considering doing a part-time MBA? Read on…

The MBA is one of the most highly regarded business degrees and can be done on a part-time basis. The Master of Business Administration teaches strategic business management. It is also a famously tough postgraduate course, and as a result, graduates are highly sought after. Though the full-time degree is the preferred method of study for […]

No Comments Read More
Kick-start your media career with Griffith College Dublin

Kick-start your media career with Griffith College Dublin

Are you interested in a journalism and media communications? Robyn Claffey from Griffith College Dublin tells us about three of their great Masters programmes. In Griffith College’s faculty of Journalism and Media Communications, we offer three Masters programmes designed to kick-start your media career. All programmes are recognised by the National Union of Journalists and are […]

No Comments Read More
UCD health start-up Kinesis Health Technologies wins US tech prize

UCD health start-up Kinesis Health Technologies wins US tech prize

Kinesis Health Technologies, a health start-up from University College Dublin (UCD) has won a US tech pitching competition. The team took home a $4,500 (€3,900) prize. Kinesis Health Technologies develops wearable sensor technologies for older people to prevent falls. Overall winner In addition to the cash prize, Kinesis Health Technologies was also the overall winner of […]

No Comments Read More
Trinity Business School’s new postgrad MSc Digital Marketing Strategy

Trinity Business School’s new postgrad MSc Digital Marketing Strategy

If you are considering a career in digital marketing, check out Trinity Business School’s new part-time 2 year MSc Digital Marketing Strategy. This is a fantastic postgraduate qualification.  As it is part-time, with evening classes, students will be able to work while gaining their postgrad qualification. MSc Digital Marketing Strategy gives students the tools to plan, design […]

No Comments Read More
NERI report: Ireland is seriously under-spending on education

NERI report: Ireland is seriously under-spending on education

The latest report from NERI – the Nevin Economic Research Institute – has found that Ireland under-spends in several crucial areas. These include education and infrastructure as well as research and development. The report compares per person spending in Ireland to similar countries in Europe, as well as the USA and Japan. NERI concluded that […]

No Comments Read More
Brexit: the good and bad for Irish universities and students

Brexit: the good and bad for Irish universities and students

Will Brexit make it more difficult for Irish students to secure places on third-level courses? The short answer is “maybe.” Brexit will affect Ireland’s third-level institutions, but there are both opportunities and threats ahead. There are opportunities to attract academics, students and funding. However, it may negatively impact Irish-UK academic research, as well as Irish […]

No Comments Read More
Allergan and GMIT’s new postgraduate award for life sciences

Allergan and GMIT’s new postgraduate award for life sciences

Allergan and Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) have announced a new award. The Allergan Innovation Award will support postgraduate research in the life sciences. The award also mark Allergan’s 40th anniversary in Ireland. Inspiring students to study life sciences Paul Coffey, vice president and plant general manager at Allergan’s Westport plant announced the award. “We […]

No Comments Read More
Free lunchtime recital and lecture at the ILAC Centre this Thursday

Free lunchtime recital and lecture at the ILAC Centre this Thursday

There’s a free lunchtime recital and lecture taking place on Thursday 11 May at the ILAC Library, ILAC Centre on Henry Street, Dublin from 12:45 to 2:30pm. This has been arranged by Maynooth University’s Department of Adult and Community Education ‘Communiversity’ and Music Department, as well as Dublin City Libraries. The event takes place Dr Francesca […]

No Comments Read More
Get your skates on! Go further with a postgraduate degree from MIC

Get your skates on! Go further with a postgraduate degree from MIC

Are you thinking of doing a postgrad degree? Mary Immaculate College (MIC) is accepting applications until 31st May 2017. If you would like to be part of an innovative and creative learning environment, with excellent student supports and resources, apply now to MIC. The College’s world-class postgraduate programmes in the Liberal Arts and Education are available at […]

No Comments Read More
DBS to hold an Open Evening for prospective MBA students

DBS to hold an Open Evening for prospective MBA students

Dublin Business School is holding an open evening on Tuesday 9 May 2017. This event is of particular interest for anyone considering pursuing an MBA at DBS. As part of the open event, DBS will be hosting an MBA information session at 6pm. This includes a talks from the MBA Programme Leader, a ​DBS MBA […]

No Comments Read More
Is the proposed student loan scheme a sensible or terrible idea?

Is the proposed student loan scheme a sensible or terrible idea?

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) says that a student loan scheme is not an effective way to fund college education. They have a point. Large numbers of students in the UK and US graduate severely in debt. In addition, student leaders claim that setting up a loan scheme would be expensive. The also say […]

No Comments Read More
Free ICT summer course for primary teachers at Mary Immaculate College

Free ICT summer course for primary teachers at Mary Immaculate College

Mary Immaculate College (MIC) is offering a free summer course for primary school teachers. The course will help teachers integrate ICT and digital literacy as well as robotics into their practice. Critical thinking and problem solving for pupils Dr Maeve Liston, Director of Enterprise and Community Engagement MIC, said that the initiative aims to develop teachers’ […]

No Comments Read More
Maynooth University named world’s #49 Young University

Maynooth University named world’s #49 Young University

Great news for Maynooth University! The university entered the Times Higher Education’s (THE) Top 50 Young University rankings at #49. This is the highest ranking achieved by an Irish university on this listing. Maynooth University has performed well on international rankings lately. In addition to making the Young University list, it was named among the […]

No Comments Read More
Stripe buys entrepreneur knowledge website Indie Hackers

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 1,000 people. Sharing knowledge Courtland Allen founded Indie Hackers a year ago. The site allows […]

No Comments Read More