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Studying for a Master’s degree in Ireland: Guidelines for int'l students with a 3-year Bachelor's degree

Navigating through the international education system is never easy especially for students who are on their initial year in a new country. EduCo Ireland Managing Director Jacob Kestner encourages education agents to inform students and guide them in the process. “Our education agents are already doing a fantastic job especially with our pathway programs, which…

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How MU’s €2.8M grant will benefit international students

International students will benefit from a number of high-impact innovation projects that Maynooth University is developing to transform student experiences, build competitiveness and deliver value for the education sector after the university has received a €2.8M grant from the Innovation and Transformation Program 2018. Maynooth University has developed a range of new, future-oriented programs for…

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DCU launches health and well-being charter for students

Dublin City University recently launched the DCU Healthy Charter, a set of guidelines designed to coordinate efforts to promote the health and well-being of students and staff across all three campuses in Glasnevin, St Patrick’s College and All Hallows College. The health and well-being charter is part of the university’s goal of becoming a Health…

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TU Dublin: University status becomes official

Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) has now been renamed Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) effective 1 January and all former graduates will be considered TU Dublin alumni after the formal establishment of Ireland’s first university formed out of a consortium of three technical institutes – Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Tallaght and Institute…

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Centenary Scholarship Program now open

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) has announced that its Centenary Scholarship Program for academic year 2019-20 is now open to all master’s degree applicants from non-European Union member countries. The scholarship is valued at 50% of the published fee for the applicants’ program of choice. The Centenary Scholarship Program is offered to graduates who hold…

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6 reasons why students choose IT Sligo

As EduCo’s newest education partner in Ireland, IT Sligo has added another valuable option for international students particularly in the science, technology, engineering and technology (STEM) fields, and students can make their stay in Ireland a truly memorable experience. Located on a 72-acre site near the town of Sligo, the campus is within walking distance…

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Maynooth provides an avenue for int'l student bloggers

Maynooth University has been providing international students with an outlet to share their experiences through the MU International Student Blog. This brings together the university’s international student bloggers who share their experiences of Irish culture. Kicking off this month are stories of how international students are settling in, their initial expectations vis-à-vis the actual experience…

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New education partner broadens options for international students in Ireland

EduCo’s latest education partner IT Sligo brings to four the total number of educational institution partners in Ireland, further strengthening its presence in the European Union’s only English-speaking country. The other three include Dublin City University, Maynooth University and Dublin Institute of Technology (soon to become Technological University Dublin). Aligning with IT Sligo’s Strategic Development…

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EduCo welcomes new education partner IT Sligo

Melbourne, AUS and Dublin, IRE – EduCo has just signed in its newest education partner in Ireland, IT Sligo, a government-funded post-secondary institution with 6,000 students. “EduCo’s proven track record of success in international student recruitment and in the provision of specialised programs and support services for international students is expected to help grow IT Sligo’s…

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MSc Bioprocess Engineering student Kim Anh Dang: Fulfilling a dream for a postgraduate education

Kim Anh Dang, an international student from Vietnam, chose Ireland as a study destination to fulfill her dream of a postgraduate education. With Ireland being the only English-speaking country in the European Union, Kim Anh endorses the country as her best option due to its excellent reputation for high-quality education, especially in the pharmacy and…

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DIT graduate wins 2018 Global Undergraduate Award, 4 others receive citations

Brian Heffernan, who graduated with a marketing degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology’s College of Business in November, won the prestigious Global Undergraduate Awards 2018 for his research exploring how Generation Z uses Instagram to curate their online and offline personas. In the same event, four other DIT students also received citations: Ciara Delaney,…

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Maynooth wins Best New Postgraduate Course

Maynooth University, Ireland’s only university town, won the coveted gradireland Higher Education Awards 2019 in the Best New Postgraduate Course category for its MSc Design Innovation (Food) degree program in the Department of Design Innovation. The awards committee cited the program for “creating world-class capability in insight-led innovation and design thinking.” The university’s four other…

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DIT graduates landing careers that impact global businesses and industries

What do these 3 successful career professionals – Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce, Irish Times Managing Director Liam Kavanagh and Intel Ireland General Manager Eamonn Sinnott – have in common? They are all graduates of Dublin Institute of Technology, soon to be renamed Technological University Dublin. DIT is one of the 3 technological institutes that…

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Computer Science & Software Engineering program comes with 6-month industry placement and a major project

International students of Maynooth University who enrol in a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Software Engineering through Arts will be assured of a 6-month industry placement and a chance to work on a major project in their final year. They will also enjoy the huge benefit of mixing computer science with arts subjects…

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Dublin City University opens €15M state-of-the-art Global Village for students

Dublin City University has opened its new €15 million state-of-the-art student centre at the Glasnevin campus to accommodate a broad range of activities and support services for at least 125 clubs and societies. It is being referred to as a “global village” that celebrates cultural diversity among 115 different nationalities currently enrolled in the university.…

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From DIT to TU Dublin: How the new technological university will benefit international students

EduCo Ireland Managing Director Jacob Kestner is encouraging education agents to prepare their students for the establishment of a new university – Technological University of Dublin (TU Dublin). “It will be Ireland’s first university formed out of a consortium of three technological institutes including Dublin Institute of Technology which will be ready for the 2019…

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STEM graduates at TU Dublin can impact business and society

Graduates of a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) course at Dublin Institute of Technology, which is part of a consortium that will form the new Technological University Dublin, can impact business and society by putting to good use the high-quality modules and access provided by the university to students through actual industry-assisted learning and…

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Pathways for DIT students: study group, bridging and foundation year programmes

In emphasising the importance of preparing international students for their higher education degree, DIT’s International Pathway Coordinator Deirdre Ryan draws attention to the various programmes available for students as they transition into their bachelor’s or master’s degree studies. “Students will be supported throughout with custom-designed programmes administered by highly-experienced teachers in small classroom settings.” she…

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How DCU’s foundation programmes benefit students

International students from Asia, Europe and the Middle East have extolled the benefits of Dublin City University’s International Foundation Programmes (IFPs), pathway programmes  designed to prepare international students for entry into their bachelor’s or master’s degrees and hone their English proficiency as they interact with the university’s 16,000 students from 109 countries. Hongtong Liu of…

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3 int'l students at Maynooth win prestigious design award

Three international students in the Erasmus programme of Maynooth University’s Department of Design Innovation garnered one of the top prizes in the 2018 RSA Student Design Awards participated in by hundreds of university students – enrolled in 130 different courses – from 27 countries across 4 continents. Franziska Schranz from Austria and Jon Schwarzmann and…

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