Irish Universities – All You Need to Know

This info received from the University Guys:I

Each day during the week of August 31st, at 4.30pm Dublin time, The University Guys will host a webinar introducing students, parents, advisers and counsellors to the world of Irish universities.

With changes to fees and visa for UK universities, Ireland presents a fascinating opportunity for students from all over the world. With a strong economy, world-class universities and a two-year post-study work visa, Ireland is a great place to choose to study.

Over the course of this week, join us each day at 4.30pm for a series of events to discover more about Irish universities:

  • Monday 31st August: Introduction to the CAO and Irish universities, Donnchadh O’Mahony of O’Mahony Careers. REGISTER HERE
  • Tuesday 1st September: Studying Business in Ireland, Dublin City University and Griffith College. REGISTER HERE
  • Wednesday 2nd September: Studying the Health Sciences in Ireland: Dublin City University and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. REGISTER HERE
  • Thursday 3rd September: Looking beyond Dublin: University College Cork and IT Carlow REGISTER HERE
  • Friday 4th September: Hidden gem courses: Maynooth University & Galway International Hotel School (GMIT) REGISTER HERE

University of Cambridge – Latest News

  1. Don’t use Extenuating Circumstances Form for Covid disruption – Cambridge will ensure there is a route to report this.  (e.g. a death caused by Covid would use EC form, but not « usual » disruption.)
  2. Tests will go ahead this year, minus the BMAT September sitting.  Cambridge Assessment are planning contingency scenarios.
  3. Interviews will be online.
  4. No increased competitiveness next year despite what has happened this year with exam results.
  5. Probably the same number of universities – online is not particularly more efficient.  c70% of applicants typically interviewed – if they feel you have a chance of achieving the standard offer, they will give you a chance.
  6. How do « supra-curricular » experience in Covid time?  See Medicine and Veterinary pages – what is realistic and achievable?
  7. Cambridge have created a website for students planning to « go further » in their subject – https://www.myheplus.com/
  8. International student fees at Cambridge –