Future Options Blog

A career guidance blog for Sixth Year students by Liam Harkin, Guidance Counsellor.

Important Closing Date

All extra documents that students have been asked to get for HEAR and DARE such as financial documents need to be posted by Thursday 30th March to ensure they arrive with CAO on Friday 31st March, as the official closing... Continue Reading →

Dutch Universities in Ireland in May

More and more Irish students are discovering the value of Universities of Applied Sciences accross Europe (particularly in the Netherlands, but also in countries such as Denmark and Germany). Such is the level of interest from Irish students in studying... Continue Reading →

Irish Defence Forces release interactive video game to inspire new recruits

The Defence Forces launched the campaign with an aim to recruit people who liked playing interactive games. The interactive video, titled “A New Dawn”, uses a real soldier avatar to fully immerse players in the reality of becoming a soldier... Continue Reading →

ESB Apprenticeships

New video just out on the ESB Apprenticeships 2017 here:    

Study Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science in Eastern Europe

Click below for full details of a FREE day-long event in Dublin on studying Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science in Bulgaria and Romania. All degrees on offer are taught through English:

Accommodation in Waterford IT

Accommodation Booking for Waterford IT now open:

DCU Access Programme

Whether you have applied for HEAR or DARE or not, you can also apply to the DCU Access Scheme 2017. You ahve a choice of applying for either reduced cost / subsidided accommodation on campus or reduced points entry. Family... Continue Reading →

35 Scholarships worth €20,000 on offer

The Naughton Scholarships are a scheme of scholarships to promote the study of engineering, science and technology at third level by students in Ireland.  Each year from February to May Leaving Certificate students can apply for a scholarship if they... Continue Reading →

€12,000 Waterford IT Scholarships

  WIT is offering 5 scholarships worth €12,000 each to students. You can get this on top of the SUSI grant. See posters about this on the Guidance Noticeboards. Apply online. See for further details.      

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