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. Regards Mr. Kearney   General 3rd Level and CAO Information VI Parents Presentation_2018 CAO Demonstration Application – Practice before completing over Christmas DARE Checklist for Applicants DARE2018 DARE-Applicant-Checklist-2018 The school works with students in January/…

Career Options: Parents Evening Tuesday 18th

Career Options Cork 2016 Parents Evening Information Session Tuesday 18th October 2016 Rochestown Park Hotel Conference Centre Exhibition Halls will be open to parents from 7-8pm A selection of Exhibitors in the Career Options Cork 2016 Exhibition will participate in a special evening session. Please note that this is a Parent Only session – students…

Accommodation: Dublin Colleges

DCU – Booking from Feb. Places allocated to those with 570pts+ first and rest on a lottery subject to them having accepted a place. http://www.dcu.ie/accommodation or on 01-7005736  Trinity – Trinity Halls – online applications accepted once the student has a CAO offer on a course in Trinity. All information online, all considered equally. Accommodation…

Accommodation: UCC and CIT

UCC Accept bookings from mid Feb and prospective students are advised to research online http://www.ucccampusaccommodation.ie  or ring 021 4902475/4902353. There is a virtual tour of apartments online Numerous complexes – some UCC owned (e.g. Castlewhite, Victoria Lodge), others private (e.g. Brooklodge, Deans Hall, Farranlea).  Website indicates those accepting First Years.  Deposit €250 approx, refund €200,…

TY Parents Guidance Info Talk (Updated)

Update: It was great to see so many parents last night. If you like to make an appointment to see myself, Mr. Kearney, for the parent-teacher meeting on Tuesday 26th April, please contact the office. As promised, I’ve put the Powerpoint presentation from last night below TY Parents Night_Subject Choice Information   We would like…

V/ VI: DARE/ HEAR Clinics

The DARE and HEAR processes are the same no matter what relevant institution you are attending. The clinics in UCC and CIT are free. Date: Saturday January 16th 2016 Time: 10am – 2pm Drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm for information on the HEAR and DARE Schemes Talk to DARE and HEAR advisors about your…

Study Abroad: Study in Holland – Dutch Unis in Dublin

Eight Dutch universities are coming to Dublin in December 3rd, to meet students and their families, as well as Guidance Counsellors. TImeline 6.30 – 7.30 Mini-exhibition, where students and their families can meet universities [and Irish students] 7.30 – 8.30  Presentation on ‘Studying in the Netherlands’ 8.30 – 9.30 Students/families can meet universities 1:1 EUNiCAS…

VI: DARE Application

DARE Information It is advised that before choosing a course, applicants should contact the relevant department to discuss the suitability of the course and check any minimum entry requirements such as levels of Maths and number of Honours subjects required and any other requirements of a particular course such as a portfolio or interview. DARE…

Finance: SUSI Grant Process

SUSI Grant Process SUSI – grant application section on CAO online form The first section on the account home page which is not related to courses, but which must be attended to, concerns SUSI, the organisation responsible for processing grant applications. This section is very easy. The CAO is simply seeking permission to share an…

STEM Roadshow

CIT Engineering, Science & Technology Roadshow Cork Institute of Technology Engineering, Science & Technology Roadshows 2015 – 2016 Monday, 16th November 2015 @ 7pm Fernhill House Hotel Clonakilty Monday, 11th January 2016 @ 7pm Cork Institute of Technology Student Centre, Bishopstown Campus …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… Building on the remarkable success of last year’s CIT Engineering Roadshow, the…