19th – 21st August 2019TU Dublin – City Centre is holding a FREE Mathematics Competency Test (MCT) for applicants to its Level 8 (Honours) Degree Programmes which require Higher Level Maths.
The purpose of the MCT is to offer candidates an alternative route to achieve the Maths minimum entry requirement for programmes:-
DT302 Business Analytics
DT066 Engineering (General Entry)
Further information & to register your interest go to:
Any queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Trainee Jockey Course is the best foundation course in the world of horse racing. The course is fully-funded and it a competitive process to gain a place with residential trials for the course run annually in late June and early July. The most important attributes we look for during trials are a love for horses, a high level of fitness and a good attitude, meaning being a team-player and being coach-able. Scroll down to see answers to the most frequently asked questions about the course.
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The School of Engineering in Trinity College Dublin is running 3 summer camps for those students who are interested in finding out more about opportunities in engineering, computing and technology. Each camp is 1 week long, consisting of a range of immersive activities to expose the participants to modern aspects of engineering and information technology, spanning innovation in 3D printing, to medical device design, and renewable energies.
The three camps will run on the following dates:
• June 17th – 21st
• July 1st – 5th
• July 17th – 19th
Camps run from 10am to 4pm each day with an hour for lunch (not provided). There is a fee of €120 per student, but there are discounted places reserved for those who may require financial assistance to attend. These are available at €70 and €20 per student.
Further details on the summer school, along with a registration form is available on our website at https://www.tcd.ie/Engineering/news-events/SummerCamp2019.php
Prospective attendees should
• Be about to enter 5th year in August/September 2019 and be at least 15 years of age
• Be taking higher mathematics and have a realistic chance of attaining a H4 grade or better
The programme aims to produce industry-ready graduates who are knowledgeable in the processes, practice and implementation of secure and scalable software that leverage data analytics. Graduates will be equipped with an in-depth knowledge of the critical aspects of data analytics and information security, including but not limited to software design and development, data mining, data visualization, distributed data systems, secure cloud services, and cyber security.
Students will explore a variety of computer languages, data mining and analysis techniques, security principles and models and will acquire the necessary knowledge to adapt to the changing nature of the industry throughout their careers.
Students will specify, design, develop and implement solutions in the Data Analytics, Information and Cyber Security domains. In addition to module specific projects, students will be required to complete two capstone projects under academic guidance; a team based project in year 3 of the programme and a substantial individual based project in year 4 of the programme.
This programme is offered by direct application for September 2019.
More information here.
SUSI provides assistance for approved full time education in further education (Post Leaving Certificate courses), higher education (undergraduate courses), postgraduate studies and also in some cases to students who wish to study outside of the State. Eligible students attending a PLC course receive a maintenance grant. Eligible students attending higher education as well as receiving the maintenance grant, also have their student contribution covered.SUSI’s online application opened on 25th April 2019 for the 2019/20 academic year and deals with all applications on a first-come, first-served basis. Therefore, it is important to apply as early as possible after the April opening date and to submit any documentation requested by SUSI within the specified timeframe. Last SUSI processed more than 99,000 applications with approximately 80,000 students receiving funding for the 2018/19 academic year.
Students who are thinking of applying for a student grant should visit the website www.susi.ie which contains information and advice on making their application. They can check your eligibility with our Eligibility Reckoner.
SUSI advises that all students submit their application as soon as possible to assist in its timely processing. This years’ priority closing date for new applications is 11th July.
Students do not need to have their leaving certificate results, or to have accepted a course in order to submit an application. If a student ticked the SUSI box on the CAO application the CAO will advise SUSI on their behalf which course they have selected. All other applicants should inform SUSI once they have accepted a course by completing a Course Notification Change Form which they can submit online.
Students should gather income information for 2018 as applicable for your household and have their own PPSN and PPSN for relevant householders to hand.
Once they make an application students are encouraged to use their own SUSI Online Application Tracker where they can track the progress of their applications and confirm that any required documentation has been received.
SUSI will only discuss personal information with people who have consent to discuss the application. Students can log on to their online SUSI account to give this authorisation at any time.
Students can contact the SUSI support desk using the following:
Phone: 0761 087 874
Next Thursday (23 May) Cólaiste Ide will hold interviews for PLC courses. You can apply online here
The Department of Computer Science at Maynooth University runs the Computer Summer Camp for students aged 13-18 years old in June/July every year.It was created to allow students to explore computer science concepts and to try out new technology whilst having fun and making friends. It is a great chance for anyone who is thinking of studying computer science to try it out in a way that is both educational and entertaining. It is also a great opportunity for anyone wanting to try out something new.
We have two Summer Camps running, a Beginners Summer Camp and an Advanced Summer Camp. We are teaming up with the Department of Electronic Engineering to run the Advanced Summer Camp.
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The next interview day at Dunboyne College of Further Education is May 29thApply online at dunboynecollege.ie
Courses include Heathcare sector, Business and IT sector, Pre-University and Vocational.
New courses are on offer, include:
All QQI level 5 one year course with progression links
Nutrition Health and Wellbeing
Sports and Food Science
Pre-University Business Law
Pre Primary and post-primary Teaching
Media Film and Production
See http://dunboynecollege.ie/ for further details and contact us by email: Dunboynecollege@lmetb.ie and phone: 01 802 6577