CAO Points System The CAO awards points to students based on their achievements in the Leaving Certificate examination.
Putting CAO colleges under the spotlight Yes, there are rankings for Irish Universities, but like any chart rankings – sometimes the gems don’t make it to the top.
The number of Irish students applying to UCAS (the British Universities and Colleges Admissions System) has increased a little in recent years.
The Department of Education and Skills allows students in Ireland to apply to be excused from studying Irish in primary and post-primary school.
The Leaving Certificate Applied is a distinct, self-contained two-year Leaving Certificate programme aimed at preparing students for adult and working life.
If you are moving to Ireland in order to study or if you wish to enrol a child into a third-level college, you will need to explore the full range of options