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Erasmus+ and Sport - details of Info Day

Friday, 3rd January 2014 | 0 comments
For the first time, the National Agency will have a role in relation to promoting activities under the EU's Sports initiative which has been integrated with the other actions under Erasmus+.

U-Multirank - now is the time to register for 2015

Thursday, 2nd January 2014 | 0 comments
U-Multirank is a new multi-dimensional university ranking for higher education institutions of all profiles, from all parts of Europe and the world. It is user-driven, and examines institutions' performance across a wide range of higher education missions. First results will be published in early 2014.

NUIG hosts Carol Service for Brazilian Students

Friday, 20th December 2013 | 0 comments
Brazilian students at NUI Galway shared a special Christmas Celebration with fellow Irish students.  A carol service was held in the University Chapel where traditional Brazilian and Irish festive traditions were shared. Universitychaplain Fr. Barry together with Fr. Kevin who worked in Brazil for many years and says weekly mass in Portuguese encouraged the students to bring up candles to the alter and light them in remembering their family and friends back home.

President Higgins congratulates Cork IT

Friday, 20th December 2013 | 0 comments
President Michael D Higgins has congratulated Cork Institute of Technology on successfully delivering an Erasmus Staff Week as part of its commitment to The Gathering 2013.

1in 4 Irish students wants to study abroad according to survey

Tuesday, 17th December 2013 | 0 comments
The first national survey of student engagement in Ireland has revealed that 25% of participating students plan or have done a study abroad/student exchange.  The findings are part of a pilot survey - the first system-wide survey of its kind in Europe.  The report is co-sponsored by the Higher Education Authority, Institutes of Technology Ireland, the Irish Universities Association and the Union of Students in Ireland.

WIT - Science without Borders Video

Tuesday, 17th December 2013 | 0 comments
Waterford Institute of Technology has admitted the largest number of Brazilian students under the Science without Borders Programme.  The Institute has produced a video in Portuguese that captures the early experiences of students who are enjoying life and education in the South-East.

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