First Destination of 2017 Graduates


of graduates are working or due to start a job


of employed graduates are working in Ireland


of graduates are engaged in further study


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Full-time Postgraduate Research Enrolment Trends 2012/13 to 2017/18

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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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BUSINESS-11/4/2014 - NO REPRO FEE - Pictured are Yating Tao, IT Carlow from China and Enaam AlHashimi, DCU student from Saudi Arabia today (Friday 11 April 2014) at the Education in Ireland International Student Ambassador Programme Awards Ceremony in Farmleigh.  This event honours the Student Ambassadors for their contribution in supporting the work of Enterprise Ireland in attracting international students to study in this country.   The Student Ambassador programme, managed by Education in Ireland is aimed at attracting top students from priority markets to study in Ireland and is part of a Government led International Scholarship Scheme. Also honoured at this ceremony were the HEA Government of Ireland Scholars, on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills. (NO FEE FOR REPRO) Credit Gary O' Neill

Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships Programme Call 2020

10 February, 2020

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Springboard+ and Human Capital Initiative Pillar One 2020 Call for Proposals

16 January, 2020

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HEA welcomes the announcement of 20 new posts targeted at addressing gender under-representation at senior academic levels

3 January, 2020

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There were 44,124 full-time undergraduate new entrants in 2017/18.

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There were 235,644 enrolments in 2017/18. Of these 52% were female and 48% male.

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There were 70,515 graduates in 2017, 48,931 at undergraduate level and 21,584 at postgraduate level.

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Labour Market Earnings for Graduates in their Early Careers

Labour Market Earnings for Graduates in their Early Careers

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Higher Education System Performance, Institutional and Sectoral Profiles 2016/17

Higher Education System Performance, Institutional and Sectoral Profiles 2016/17


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