Application forms for both schemes and information are attached to this email and can be also downloaded from www.itcarlow.ie/access
The closing date for completed applications is Wednesday 1st February 2017 at 5pm.
You are probably aware of the increasing numbers of students from the UK and Ireland who are going to the Netherlands, to study undergraduate programmes, through English.
Eight of the Dutch universities are coming to Belfast and Sligo next month, to meet students and their parents, to talk about opportunities, student life, entry requirements and financial matters (inc possible impact of Brexit).
There is also a workshop, at both venues, with Careers Advisors/Counsellors. Importantly, the universities are bringing their current students to chat to you about what life is like studying in Europe.
The two events that are taking place are in Belfast and Sligo. These events are FREE.
Belfast: 10th January 2017. 18:30 - 22:00 Culloden Estate and Spa
Sligo: 12th January 2017. 18:30 - 22:00 Clayton Hotel (formerly Clarion)
UCD launch new Agricultural Systems Technology degree programme at Harvesting Knowledge: Big Data in Agriculture and Food symposiumThe School of Agriculture and Food Science at University College Dublin launched an exciting new undergraduate degree programme entitled Agricultural Systems Technology at the Harvesting Knowledge: Big Data in Agriculture and Food symposium at the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science on Tuesday, 13thDecember 2016.
The new four year honours degree programme is aimed at students who wish to build their knowledge and skills-base to address the complexities of developing, deploying and managing technology for the agriculture and food sector. With a focus on design, numeracy and technology, students will be committed and engaged with food production and processing, and specifically with technology to enhance efficiency, sustainability and reliability. Technologies of interest range from computer systems, networks, data management and sensors through machinery systems to precision agriculture.
More information on the BAgrSc Agricultural Systems Technology programme can be found on the UCD website here …
New – Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design (AS053)
This degree programme is unique in its mixture of advanced fashion design skills derived from a combination of design philosophy, textile processes, digital design skills and sustainable design practices, all underpinned by advanced technical skills to empower participants to professionally realize their designs. The programme aims to produce highly skilled designers for work in a variety of careers in the fashion and textile industries.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design will be highly skilled designers for work in a variety of careers in the fashion and textile industries. Graduates will have the skills to become Fashion Designers, Textile Designers, Costume Designers, Accessory Designers, Pattern Cutters, Stylists, Trend Forecasters and Fashion Buyers. This degree course also affords the opportunity to pursue further studies at Postgraduate, Masters and PhD levels.
The Intel Academy is offering free revision workshops to 6th year Leaving Certificate students of higher level Chemistry, Physics and Maths.The workshops take place in UCD and are hosted by qualified secondary school teachers who are experts in these subject areas.
The essential elements of the exam paper are covered and students are also provided with some study notes and tips. There are also opportunities to hear some career and CAO advice on the day.
Chemistry revision day - 14th January 2017
Physics revision day - 21st January 2017
Maths revision day - 28th January 2017
Visit The Intel Academy for full details and registration.
Are you considering studying, Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Planning, Geography and Environment then be sure to book in to attend our upcoming undergraduate Open Events.
Both of these open events present students the chance to really explore these degree opportunities, by listening to some insightful presentations and getting the opportunity to speak with academics alongside both current and past students.
Details on these events and how to book can be found below:
Engineering Open Evening
5th, 6th Year Students & Parents
Date: Wednesday 18th January 2017
Time: 6pm – 8.30pm
Book: Click Here …
Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning, Geography & Environment Open Day
5th, 6th Year Students & Parents
Date: Saturday 21st January 2017
Time: 12pm – 2.30pm
Book: Click Here …
Ballyfermot College of Further Education on-line applications now open.
If you are interested in further study in Animation, Art, Digital Media, Computer Games Design, Creative Digital Media, Social Care, Pre-Nursing, Film Production, TV Production, Media, Radio Production, Business Studies, Tourism, Music; Performance, Production, Management then BCFE has a course that may suit you.
Ballyfermot College is now accepting applications for courses, level 5, 6 & 8, commencing September 2017. To apply please fill in the on-line application at www.bcfe.ie. Pease complete an application form for each course you are interested in. All applicants will be required to attend a short interview. Applicants will find more details regarding our courses on our website by clicking on the Browse Courses Button. Portfolio guidelines can also be found here also.
DCU will be hosting a CAO Information Evening on the 18th of January 2017.
The event will take place between 6-8pm in the School of Nursing and Human Sciences on DCU Glasnevin Campus.
It is a perfect opportunity for prospective students to:
– Speak to admission staff about the CAO Application Process
– Meet students and staff from all Facilities (DCU Business School, Facility of Science and Health, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Engineering and Computing and DCU Institute of Education)
– Explore all student supports DCU has to offer (DARE, HEAR, Scholarships, etc.)
– Catch a glimpse of student life and what the Student’s Union has to offer
– Find out more about Finance and Personal Development
– Attend a talk for mature students on supports and 3rd level finance
IT Sligo Introduces Sport With Business Honours Degree
Students who want to combine their passion for sport with sound business acumen and leadership skills now have a learning opportunity to realise both ambitions, thanks to a new honours degree course at Institute of Technology, Sligo.
The Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Sport with Business is a new three-year programme which is now available on the 2017 CAO application system (Course code: SG147).
The course is a fusion of business-related disciplines with those of sport and physical activities.
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