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Plan for your future at Galway Community College

Galway Community College of Further Education (GCC) continues to offer full-time courses in a wide variety of career areas designed for entry to skilled employment, in preparation in starting an apprenticeship, or for progression to further and higher education. For some, these courses may be used as a transition year, an opportunity to sample new vocational areas before committing to a longer course of study in higher education. All GCC's one-year courses offer a mix of blended learning, with work experience and funded Erasmus placements. These courses are aimed at Leaving Certificate and Leaving Certificate Applied graduates, mature learners, and anyone finding themselves considering changing their career path.

Widespread frustration as CAO faces repeat of grade inflation pressure – Conway-Walsh

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Sinn Féin spokesperson on Further and Higher Education Rose Conway-Walsh TD has said there is widespread frustration among students and parents at reports of sustained levels of grade inflation and the use of a lottery system to allocated high-demand courses.

On campus open day in Galway Community College of Further Education

Galway Community College of Further Education (GCC) has announced that its further education open day will take place on campus, on Tuesday March 1 from 9am to 4pm. School leavers, mature students, adults considering returning to education, teachers, parents, and anyone wishing to attend is invited to the open day to explore the exciting and career-focused full-time courses commencing in September.

Cavan Institute – college focused, work ready

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Cavan Institute continues to go from strength to strength offering more than 70 post Leaving Certificate (PLC) courses to students from all over Ireland.

Cavan Institute – What the students say

Despite the challenges faced by students with the COVID 19 Pandemic, Cavan Institute remains one of the largest providers of PLC courses in Ireland.

How to make the best choices

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The choice of career path options are many and varied. Selecting the correct career progression option following your Leaving Cert or at any other stage in life is a major challenge for any of us. For the majority of those reflecting on this dilemma today the ultimate answer will be found in receiving and accepting a CAO offer in August/September next.

Make TUS your CAO choice

The Technological University of the Shannon is made up of six diverse and vibrant campuses in Athlone, Limerick, Thurles, Clonmel, and Ennis, which all come together as one united college community. Smaller class sizes at TUS mean you will be more than just a number and lecturers will know your name, allowing you benefit more easily from the full extent of their expertise and insights. And after class, outstanding sports facilities alongside a host of clubs and societies all help to create a sociable and fun place to study.

Why I chose Galway for college?

If you’re reading this, you probably live here. Maybe you’re a leaving cycle student, doubting that the college closest to home is far enough away. Maybe you’re already neck-deep in a degree and losing faith in the place. Don’t worry. The article isn’t going to beg you to stay. It won’t meander on about the famous old Claddagh or glorify the old person stench of certain local well-established taprooms. These are no more than an outsider’s observations on a town he chose to study in.

Hoping to secure a college place in 2022?

Careers And Education Commentator

Choose a degree in computer science for a career in global tech

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It is coming up to CAO time of the year, and once again students are being bombarded with all sorts of course choices. However, the most lucrative course of all is often overlooked by many: computer science (or its related course electronics and computing). Computer science is a direct gateway to the global tech industry that has spawned the largest companies in the world such as Amazon, Microsoft, Stripe, and of course, Genesys, the global leader in cloud based software for customer care. Marc Andreessen, who developed the first widely used browser, Mosaic, stated that “software is eating the world”. This is being borne out as we see AirBnb (travel), Spotify (music), Netflix (television), Zoom (video conferencing), and many more disrupt their respective industries and change the way we live, work, and play.

 

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