Irish universities are central to delivering the future talent, creativity and innovation needs of the economy and society as a whole. As the sector deals with the legacy of a decade of under-investment, it now faces the dual challenge of maintaining the quality and reputation of its graduates and research work while dealing with ever-increasing student numbers.
The seven universities, under the auspices of the Irish Universities Association, have come together to develop a Charter on what’s needed to deliver on the government ambition to make the Irish education system the “best in Europe” by 2026. The six-point Charter lays down a framework for developing a sustainable Irish university system and the resources need to deliver it.
When: Sept 17th 2017, 11am-12pm
Where: Royal College of Physicians, 6 Kildare Street, Dublin 2
Press: Video Highlights of Charter Event & IUA Official Press Release
The Association of Higher Education Career Services in Ireland (AHECS) Postgraduate Students Task Group is hosting a one-day international conference for all policy makers, academics, careers service and HR staff involved in supporting the career development of early career researchers. The AHECS global study of good practice informed the key themes of the day.
11th May 2018, Trinity Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
The programme will focus on career development including international mobility, internships and workplace learning opportunities. Keynote presentations and parallel workshops will be delivered by the speakers from Australia, Canada, UK and Ireland.
The expected outcomes from the day are to:
- Enhance career development support for early career researchers through collaboration and partnership internationally and locally
- Discuss the supports that would ideally be put in place in Ireland, and how they might be implemented
- Influence Irish and European policy based on models of international good practice
Senior representatives of major stakeholder organisations in Ireland will be in attendance.
Click here to register by Friday, 27th of April 2018.
DARE organises Application Advice Clinics each year. Application Advice Clinics provide an opportunity for applicants and/ or their parent(s)/ guardian(s) to drop in to meet with a member of the DARE team to discuss their application. Applicants may drop in anytime between 10am and 2pm for information on the HEAR and DARE Schemes.
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