Monthly Archives: May 2011

UCAS Important reminders

Replies to offers You have all replied to offers at this stage. Applicants who receive their last decision by 6 May will be expected to reply by 7 June. Further information about replying to offers is available on the UCAS … Continue reading

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Athlone Institute Technology AIT launches Degree in Sports Science.

A new degree in sports science has been developed by Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT). The BSc (Hons) in Sports Science with Exercise Physiology is scheduled to commence in September and application can be made to it through the CAO’s … Continue reading

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TCD Accommodation

Are you a Leaving Cert who might be looking for accommodation in Trinity next year? In August, on Friday afternoon the 19th and Saturday the 20th, Trinity Hall will have two open days to give parents and Leaving Cert students … Continue reading

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TED Talks – Ron Gutman: The untapped power of smiling

The TED site hosts talks on a range of fascinating subjects. Here Ron Gutman reviews studies about smiling. ‘Did you know your smile can be a predictor of how long you’ll live — and that a simple smile has a … Continue reading

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Computer and animation summer school

  TIPPERARY INSTITUTE (LIT TIPPERARY) TO HOST COMPUTING & ANIMATION ADVENTURE CAMPS FOR 5th YEAR STUDENTS Build a computer game, animate a cartoon, explore digital media and discover how technology is solving energy problems! These are just some of the … Continue reading

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Looking after your mental health.

The Headstrong site  has some good advice on looking after your head and staying well.  The site offers advice and resources for young people and their families

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Change of Mind

CAO Change of Mind  – some useful tips Do I have to change my mind now? –  You made your initial choices back in January and since then a lot may have happened. You may have now completed the Leaving Cert … Continue reading

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DCU Summer Scholars

This is an opportunity  for 5th year students to try out a university course. more information at

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Stillorgan College of Further Education

Stillorgan college have a number of one or two year Post Leaving Cert/ Post IB courses included a Foundation Course in Art which some of our past pupils have found helpful.  Applications can still be made online but you are advised … Continue reading

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DIT Computing Academy Week Summer 2011

Monday May 2011 until Friday 3rd June  for Transition Year Students to show what is involved in working in the ICT sector. More information and application at before Friday 2oth May 2011. This course is free and places will be … Continue reading

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