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The HEA leads the strategic development of the Irish higher education and research system with the objective of creating a coherent system of diverse institutions with distinct missions.

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College Awareness Week

HEA Chief Executive Says Colleges Need to Keep Focus on Targeting Disadvantage 5258

20 November, 2017

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Minister Mitchell O’Connor announces €6.3m allocation to support Technological University development and higher education landscape restructuring 5254

14 November, 2017

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University of Limerick

Report into Certain Matters and Allegations Relating to the University of Limerick 5218

8 November, 2017

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There were 43,569 full-time undergraduate new entrants in 2016/17.

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There were 225,628 enrolments in 2016/17. Of these 52% were female and 48% male.

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There were 69,633 graduates in 2016, 48,769 at undergraduate level and 20,864 at postgraduate level.

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HEA Key Facts and Figures 2015/16

HEA Key Facts and Figures 2015/16

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Higher Education System Performance 2014–2016

Higher Education System Performance 2014–2016

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What do Graduates do 2015

What do Graduates do? The Class of 2015

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