Apply for your CAO registration number today

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

For the 70,000-plus potential applicants to the CAO this coming year, and particularly for the almost 50,000 Leaving Certs, who are currently considering their application, the uncertainty created by the closure of all schools and colleges has given rise to much anxiety, stress, and uncertainty.

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Ciorcail comhrá on Zoom

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

Conradh na Gaeilge's weekly ciorcal comhrá will start once again on Thursday January 28. The ciorcal comhrá is suitable for Irish language learners at every level. It is a relaxed environment for you to practice your cúpla focal in the evening time.

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iRevise.com is offering free study resources for all students

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

With the schools currently closed and huge uncertainty around when they will reopen, Ireland's largest online education resource, iRevise.com (formerly mocks.ie) is providing all students with free study resources for the month of January. The service has helped more than 900,000 students avail of its resources, which has contributed to exam success and progress on to college.

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Happy New Year from the French Institute Galway

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

This is the time of the year for ‘les bonnes résolutions’, perhaps more so than ever, in what looks like being an extraordinary but challenging year. So, why not start the year by joining a French class with the French Institute Galway? The friendly staff members are all fully qualified, very experienced, and native, thus ensuring all students are immersed in an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.

The French Institute Galway offers classes for adults, businesses, secondary school students, and children from four years old. The school is now enrolling for the new term, starting the week of January 18 for secondary school students and children, and January 25 for adults.

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GMIT to hold virtual information evening for further education and mature students

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

GMIT will host a virtual open evening on Thursday, January 21, from 6pm to 8pm, for those keen to learn more about progressing from further education (FE) and post Leaving Cert (PLC) courses to GMIT. The event will also be of particular interest to mature students. The Pathways to GMIT event will provide information on all entry routes to GMIT, including CAO courses, part-time, and online courses on offer in all GMIT’s campuses in Galway and Mayo.

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New year – new beginnings with GRETB training courses

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

The New Year means new beginnings so it is time to consider re-training to change career or learn a new skill. The team at GRETB Training Centre are aware that 2020 was a difficult year for everybody, and for 2021 the centre has introduced online/blended courses to most of its suite of courses.

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Happy New Year from the French Institute Galway

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

This is the time of the year for ‘les bonnes résolutions’, perhaps more so than ever, in what looks like being an extraordinary but challenging year. So, why not start the year by joining a French class with the French Institute Galway? The friendly staff members are all fully qualified, very experienced, and native, thus ensuring all students are immersed in an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.

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Irish language classes at Áras na nGael

Thu, Jan 07, 2021

Are you looking to start the New Year with a new hobby? Why not start now and book your place on one of the Irish courses from Conradh na Gaeilge? Classes are tailored to your needs, with a course for complete beginners, a refresher course for those who are slightly rusty, and intermediate classes for those who would like to advance to the next level with their language learning.

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Irish language classes at Áras na nGael

Thu, Dec 31, 2020

Do you want to start the New Year with a new hobby? Why not start now and book your place on one of the Irish courses offered by Conradh na Gaeilge? The classes are tailored to your needs.

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Happy New Year 2021 from the French Institute Galway new spring term

Wed, Dec 23, 2020

This is the time of the year for ‘les bonnes résolutions’, perhaps more so than ever, in what looks like being an extraordinary but challenging year. So, why not start the year by joining a French class with the French Institute Galway? The friendly staff members are all fully qualified, very experienced, and native; thus ensuring all students are immersed in an authentic linguistic and cultural experience.

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Further education and training leading the way in new technologies

Wed, Dec 23, 2020

The Further Education and Training Department in GRETB is currently reviewing the FET work of 2020 and planning its programmes for 2021. The FET Department is conscious of the challenges Covid 19 posed for all of us as a society, both nationally and internationally and is continuing to do so.

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GMIT careers service launches online CV tool for students entering the jobs market

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

The GMIT careers service has launched a new online CV tool, CareerSet, to support GMIT students as they prepare to enter the competitive placement and jobs market.

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'Why I trained in acupuncture'

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

I trained as a social scientist with a PhD from the London School of Economics before discovering my interest in acupuncture and naturopathy.

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Final call for Galway primary schools to enter 'Someone Like Me' national primary schools’ art competition

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

The National Disability Authority has extended the deadline for entries to its 'Someone Like Me' primary schools' art competition to Friday December 18, allowing pupils an additional two weeks to put the finishing touches to their creative projects celebrating the things that unite children of all abilities.

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Some facts to consider while researching your CAO and further education options

Thu, Dec 10, 2020

If you are wondering where the jobs will be in four or five years’ time when you graduate, here are a few things to consider:

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Galway Community College to launch climate change studies and research event

Thu, Dec 03, 2020

On Friday December 4, Galway Community College (GCC) will host the official online launch of its three-year Erasmus+ project on locally endangered species and biodiversity loss. This project is a research collaboration of three schools, GCC and schools in Croatia and Spain, working with national wildlife non-Governmental organisations to research and compile information about locally endangered species.

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CAO applications: What you need to know

Thu, Dec 03, 2020

Register for the CAO by January 20, by doing so you save money. You do this by registering with the Central Applications Office (cao.ie) There are two deadlines for registering courses, depending on whether you are applying for a restricted course or an non-restricted course.

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Apprenticeships — an alternative to third level college

Thu, Dec 03, 2020

By Patricia Uí Fhlaithearta

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University status one step closer for midlands as AIT - LIT makes TU application

Thu, Nov 26, 2020

A new technological university for the Midlands and Mid-West is on course for a September 1 2021 opening, following confirmation that the AIT - LIT Consortium has formally submitted its application to Government.

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Nominations sought from Galway for Adult Learning STAR Awards

Thu, Nov 26, 2020

AONTAS, the National Adult Learning Organisation, is seeking nominations from adult learning initiatives in Galway for the annual STAR Awards 2021.

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