Why postgraduate study abroad can be a viable, cost-effective, option

Once you finish your undergraduate degree it can be hard to figure out what to do next. There are so many options available, further study and travel being just two. Conor O’ Doherty, a DCU graduate, chose to combine those two options and set off to the Netherlands to pursue a postgrad degree in New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam (UvA). … Continue reading Why postgraduate study abroad can be a viable, cost-effective, option

Range of choices for postgrad students highlighted at Ireland’s largest further study fair

February 15th 2016 saw hundreds of students and over 60 exhibitors at the gradireland Further Study Fair at the RDS to explore the massive range of opportunities available within the world of postgraduate study. It is estimated that around 35% of students go on to further study after earning their degree, with last year seeing more than 19,000 students making to decision to pursue further study, according to … Continue reading Range of choices for postgrad students highlighted at Ireland’s largest further study fair

Find out why studying in Europe could be for you at the gradireland Further Study Fair

Every year, a wide variety of reasons attract students to make the choice to study overseas. The accessibility and relatively low cost of travel, particularly within Europe, has made the logistics of studying away from home a lot simpler. When you couple this with what many European universities have to offer; affordable fees, reasonable entry requirements and prestigious courses taught in English, it’s little wonder … Continue reading Find out why studying in Europe could be for you at the gradireland Further Study Fair

5 Reasons why you should enter the Higher Education Awards

You might be weighing up the pros and cons of spending the time to enter the gradireland Higher Education Awards but it’s definitely time well spent and we’ve put together five reasons why it makes sense to enter.     Marketing & PR Awards may not spring to mind when thinking about marketing opportunities but just being short-listed can greatly enhance the awareness of your … Continue reading 5 Reasons why you should enter the Higher Education Awards

Discover more about postgraduate study with Maynooth University

The gradireland team are all set and ready to go for Ireland’s National Further Study Fair which is taking place tomorrow, February 10th, in the RDS, Dublin. This is an unmissable event for students and graduates who want to explore their options with further study. Did you know that Maynooth University is ranked #1 in Ireland for student experience? Meet the Maynooth University team tomorrow at the postgradireland Further … Continue reading Discover more about postgraduate study with Maynooth University

Don’t miss University College Cork at the postgradireland Further Study Fair

University College Cork (UCC) will be part of our Irish University Village at tomorrow’s postgradireland Further Study Fair. The Fair, which is Ireland’s National Further Study Fair, will see 77 further education institutions come together in the RDS, Dublin from 12.00 – 4.30. There are many reasons to choose UCC as your institution of further study, but did you know that UCC has been voted Best University in … Continue reading Don’t miss University College Cork at the postgradireland Further Study Fair

Discover more about postgraduate study with the University of Limerick

There’s just one day left until Ireland’s National Further Study Fair in the RDS Dublin. With 77 further education institutions exhibiting, this is an event not to be missed by students and graduates who are interested in finding out more about the opportunities available to them with postgraduate study in Ireland, the UK and Continental Europe. University of Limerick will be in attendance at this year’s Further Study Fair to … Continue reading Discover more about postgraduate study with the University of Limerick

Will DCU be your university of choice for further study?

The postgradireland Further Study Fair will showcase over 70 different further study institutions from Ireland, the UK and beyond. The Fair is taking place this Wednesday, February 10, in the RDS, Dublin from 12.00 – 4.30pm. One of the new elements of the fair this year is the Irish University Village, which will showcase the different study options available in Ireland. One of the exhibitors in the … Continue reading Will DCU be your university of choice for further study?

Combining a postgrad and work with distance learning

Distance learning in postgraduate education has risen in the last decade on the back of greater flexibility and suiting the needs of the modern worker, writes Fergal Browne. Distance learning has increased massively in recent years. The Open University (OU), the oldest distance learning university in the British Isles, is now the largest academic institution in the United Kingdom and Ireland catering to almost 250,000 … Continue reading Combining a postgrad and work with distance learning

Available options for funding fourth level

Finding fourth-level university funding can be difficult, to put it mildly, writes Fergal Browne. There’s been a reduction in the amount of funding both universities and state institutions offer to students. Nevertheless, funding is still out there. Here’s a rundown of some of the funding options, at various levels, which are available. University funding:  One result of Ireland’s economic difficulties in recent years was the … Continue reading Available options for funding fourth level