Students Should Take Time To Consider Their CAO Offers

Points for many courses have risen significantly after round one offers came out yesterday.

The Union of Students in Ireland is reminding students they have time to consider their CAO offer, ahead of Wednesday's 3pm deadline.

Points for many courses have risen significantly after round one offers came out yesterday.

More than half of applicants for degree level courses got their first choice, compared to 90 per cent for those going for level 6 and 7 courses.

USI President and former IT Carlow Student Union president Lorna Fitzpatrick says a re-think on the the competition-based system is needed:

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