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Survey says 79% of international students have a positive student experience

A survey of the student experience of some 40,000 students in 27 Irish higher education institutions (HEIs) reveals that 78.6% of international students are generally positive about their teaching and learning experiences.

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Survey says international students prefer degrees in computer science, business and engineering

A survey of the programs preferred by international students in EduCo-partner institutions – IT Sligo, Maynooth University, Dublin City University and TU Dublin – revealed that majority of the students are studying bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in computer science, business and engineering.

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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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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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Ireland: Affordable for international students

International students can enjoy the benefits of studying in “a beautiful island in the heart of Europe” while getting the most out of their education. EduCo’s partner institutions in Ireland include three highly-ranked, multi-awarded universities: Dublin City University, Maynooth University and Dublin Institute of Technology (soon to become Technological University Dublin). International students of these…

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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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Getting around Dublin like a local

International students who work and live in Dublin can get around the city like any other local by learning about what local residents know by heart. Two of our partner institutions in Ireland – Dublin City University and Dublin Institute of Technology – are located in this cosmopolitan city. The third is Maynooth University, Ireland’s…

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