Form V and VI Parents: Guidance Information Presentation and Handouts

Please find below the presentation on the CAO system and 3rd Level options from the presentation last Thursday, November 30th.


Mr. Kearney


General 3rd Level and CAO Information

VI Parents Presentation_2018

CAO Demonstration Application – Practice before completing over Christmas

DARE Checklist for Applicants



The school works with students in January/ February on Part B and returns this section by post to the family address. It is the applicant’s responsibility to complete the DARE application which is part of their CAO

  • CIT DARE clinic  Tuesday 5th December 2017 6.30-8.00pm –  IT3, Berkely building, CIT Bishopstown. Book your place by emailing 
  • CIT DSS will be at the DARE/HEAR National Advice Clinic @ Aula Maxima, UCC -Saturday 20th January 2018 10am – 2pm (no booking needed)


SUSI Finance Information

SUSI Application Form


Language Exemptions

 What does matriculation mean?

A: Matriculation refers to the minimum requirements for entry to the University. Before you can be considered for admission you must meet these minimum standards. Matriculation has nothing to do with points.


 To which students do NUI Matriculation Regulations apply?

A: NUI Matriculation Regulations apply to all students seeking to enter the NUI institutions. These are the four NUI constituent universities, UCD, UCC, NUI Galway and Maynooth University; the NUI recognised colleges,
RCSI and Uversity;
St Angela’s College, Sligo, a College of NUI, Galway, Shannon College of Hotel Management now part of
NUI Galway; and the Burren College of Art linked with NUI Galway;
NCAD and IPA linked with UCD.


Complete Section A and one of the remaining sections.

Students can drop into the office to have it signed and stamped. Applicants must then send it themselves to the NUI. Further information below

Irish exemption form

If a student wishes to apply to Trinity or University of Limerick and does not have Irish or a 3rd language, they must make a separate  application



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