From Secondary To College
Every 3rd level institution provides excellent information on many topics from course choices and accommodation available to counselling services. These details can all be accessed directly through the individual institution. It is also important to check what the application process is with each individual institution as important dates for registration and course application requirements may differ.
The list of all such institutions by province:
University College Cork, Cork : College Road, Cork T12 K8AF, 00-353-(0)21 490 3000
University of Limerick, Limerick: Limerick, V94 T9PX, Ireland. Tel: +353-(0)61-202700
Mary Immaculate College, Limerick : Mary Immaculate College, South Circular Road, Limerick, V94 VN26, Ireland. Tel: +353 61 204300
University College Dublin: Belfield, Dublin 4, D04 V1W8, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (0) 7167777. Email: as per website
Trinity College, Dublin : College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland. Tel 00 353 (0) 1 8961000. Email: as per website
Dublin City University: DCU Glasnevin Campus, Dublin 9, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (1) 700 5000. DCU St Patrick’s Campus, Dublin 9, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (1) 884 2000. DCU All Hallows Campus, Dublin 9, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (1) 700 5800
Technological University Dublin: Comprises of IT Blanchardstown, IT Tallaght and the City Center Complex. Please check the website for details to this group of colleges.
Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology : Institute of Art, Design + Technology, Kill Avenue, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, Ireland, A96 KH79. Tel: 00 353 1 239 4400. Email: [email protected]
Marino Institute of Education, Dublin: Griffith Avenue, Dublin 9, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (0)1 805 7700.
Pontifical University of Maynooth: Admissions Office & School Visits – Pontifical University, St Patrick’s College Maynooth, Co Kildare, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (0)1 7084772 / 7083600. Email: [email protected] or [email protected]
Athlone Institute of Technology: Dublin Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath, Ireland. Tel: 00 353 (0)90 6468000. Email – general student registration queries: [email protected]/ admissions queries: [email protected] Other email addresses available on website.
National University of Ireland, Galway: National University of Ireland, Galway, University Road, Galway, Ireland, H91 TK33. Tel: 00 353 (0)91 524411. Email – admissions: [email protected] other email addresses available on website.
Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology : This is a combined group of colleges which includes locations in Galway, Letterfrack, Mountbellew and Mayo. Please see the website for contact information on this group of colleges.
The following are accessed through the UCAS system which is separate to the CAO
Ulster University : Ulster Universtiy comprises of 5 different campus’: Coleraine, Jordanstown, Magee, London (Branch) and Birmingham (Branch). Please see the website for contact details for this group of colleges. For general course inquiries phone: 00 44 (0)28 90366565
St Mary’s University College : 191 Falls Road, Belfast, BT12 6FE. Tel: 00 353 (0)28 90327678. Email: please see the website to send an email.
For parents who prefer a book, ‘Cracking the College Code’, written by Catherine O’Connor, is a practical and comprehensive guide on moving from second level to third level education and covers topics such as:Stranmillis University College
- Making informed course and college choices
- Preparing for change
- Getting to know how the third level system works
- What makes students successful in college
- Why some students withdraw from college
- What students face in the first weeks and months at college
- How to have fun safely
- Where and when to look for help
- Study and part-time work – getting the balance right
- Living at home or away
- Parents’ and students’ expectations – are they mismatched?
This book is available on line or from the NPCpp office email [email protected] or call 01-8623346.
A series of videos are also available Cracking the College Code Webinar Series.