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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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More Irish people need to pursue lifelong learning

More Irish people need to pursue lifelong learning

One in ten Dubliners have engaged in lifelong learning. That’s more than twice as many people in Ireland’s south-east, mid-east and border regions. Lifelong learning and upskilling has been promoted across Europe and beyond to help adults achieve their career ambitions, stay relevant to the jobs market and learn skills that are important to the economy. By […]

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