CAO Overhaul

CAO Overhaul

The Higher Education Minister Simon Harris spoke earlier today about plans to reform the CAO system. The changes will feature access to apprenticeships and highlighting alternative paths to college. This is in line with the the Department of Further Education’s three-year strategy aiming to increase apprenticeships to 10,000 every year. Under the current system the […]

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CAO Application Deadline of 1 February on Monday

CAO Application Deadline of 1 February on Monday

CAO Application Deadline of 1 February on Monday: Applicants who have not yet started their application are urged by CAO to do so immediately, particularly mature applicants, applicants for the HEAR or DARE schemes, or those who are thinking about applying for a restricted course. The Central Applications Office (CAO) application deadline for undergraduate courses in Irish Higher Education Institutions […]

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Completing Your CAO Application Form

Completing Your CAO Application Form

With CAO deadlines approaching we take a look at things to consider when completing your CAO Application form. Activate Your Account If you haven’t done it already, make sure you activate your account. You have until 20th Jan to sign up. At this stage it’s not about courses. You just need to open your account […]

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Webinar Beo with Brian Mooney

Webinar Beo with Brian Mooney

As the Central Admissions Office (CAO) deadline looms, students and their families are invited to a free Live Webinar / Webinar Beo with renowned careers expert, Brian Mooney. ‘What Students Need To Know / Eolas rí-thábhachtach do mhic léinn’ is the title of the event which will be streamed live on the Mayo.ie Facebook page on Wednesday, January 13th, […]

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CAO Application Process Webinar at Career Path Expo

CAO Application Process Webinar at Career Path Expo

Are you looking for further information about the CAO Application process? Then make sure you are registered to attend the upcoming Career Path Expo (20- 21 January) a new online exhibition for school-leavers in Ireland. Eileen Keleghan, Communications Officer for the Central Applications Office, will be giving a webinar on the CAO Application process on January […]

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Almost 75K Applicants at Close of CAO Deadline

Almost 75K Applicants at Close of CAO Deadline

As students being to settle in for their mock exams, the CAO (Central Applications Office) normal application deadline has just passed, with applications closing at 5:15pm on Saturday, 1st February. There will be tough competition for next year’s college places, as the application figure for this particular deadline was 73,035. But don’t worry if you’re […]

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