Colleges are invited to Join the Irish College Network

Irish College Network

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The Irish College Network is a new initiative which has been set up with the following aims:
1.  To bring together Irish Private Colleges in a representative group, for the purpose of taking the concerns of the private  education sector to official bodies, Government Departments, State Agencies, etc.
2.  To represent the member Colleges and Schools, in approaching Universities and Awarding bodies, for the purpose of obtaining collaborative agreements for the delivery of Higher Qualifications, Degrees, etc. at the member colleges and schools.
3.  To cooperate on Quality Assurance delivery, and sharing of resources, library, promotional material, etc.
4.  To have an Online presence, with use of website and social media linkages.
5.  To be a voice for the industry.
Now is the time for private education providers to unite together in common purpose for the good of the industry.
There is a clear need for private education providers to offer…

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Irish universities make global top 200 in World rankings

Seven of Ireland’s universities have been named among the global top 200 in at least one of the 30 disciplines covered in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
The rankings series reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 individual subjects.

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) remains the country’s best-performing institution, making the top 200 in 20 of the 30 disciplines. TCD has the strongest showing in the arts and humanities, ranking in the top 50 in English, coming in at 25th and also in history, placed at 48th.

Top 50

TCD was the only Irish university to enter into the top 50, though seven of the country’s universities make the top 200 in at least one of the 30 disciplines. It also made the top 50 in politics at 46th and modern languages at 42nd.

While TCD came in top place for some subjects, University College Dublin (UCD) was ranked the top Irish institution for Chemical Engineering, Civil and Structural Engineering as well as Agriculture and Forestry

University College Cork (UCC) has jumped in two subject areas in particular – environmental sciences and education. Ten UCC subject areas overall make the top 200.