Useful Websites

Follow the links to any of these websites

  • www.cao.ie This is the website of the Central Applications Office and for those intending to apply to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) the information on the CAO website should be carefully considered.
  • www.careersportal.ie A very useful careers website with a number of resources for students.
  • www.qualifax.ie This is another useful careers website
  • www.accesscollege.ie This website outlines how specific applicants to the CAO may avail of the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) or the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE). Both of these schemes are aimed at increasing participation rate in Higher Education.
  • www.studentfinance.ie This outlines what financial assistance is available re grants etc.
  • www.careerdirections.ie A very comprehensive site, run by FÁS, giving details of numerous occupations
  • www.ucas.co.uk This is the website for those who intend to apply to colleges in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.
  • www.ucc.ie
  • www.cit.ie
  • www.ul.ie