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# cao - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

CAO surge sees thousands more apply for third-level courses than in previous years
# CAO
# CAO

CAO surge sees thousands more apply for third-level courses than in previous years

Jan 20th 2021, 10:34 PM 24,619 Views 7 Comments

The CAO has received 66,457 applications to date.

# cao - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Students hit by calculated grades error have been offered college places
# College Places
# College Places

Students hit by calculated grades error have been offered college places

Oct 8th 2020, 2:52 PM 26,807 Views 17 Comments

The CAO has offered places to 424 Leaving Cert students who missed out due to the error.

# cao - Monday 5 October, 2020

Leaving Cert students affected by calculated grades error to be included in Round 4 CAO offers
# CAO
# CAO

Leaving Cert students affected by calculated grades error to be included in Round 4 CAO offers

Oct 5th 2020, 5:38 PM 17,670 Views 5 Comments

Over 6,000 students received improved grades following the discovery of last weeks error in the calculated grades

# cao - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

CAO issues almost 3,000 Round Two offers
# Round Two
# Round Two

CAO issues almost 3,000 Round Two offers

Sep 23rd 2020, 1:33 PM 18,615 Views 0 Comments

Here’s how to check what you’ve been offered, and how long you have to think about whether you want to accept the offer.

# cao - Friday 11 September, 2020

Harris defends calculated grades and says it meant students in more disadvantaged schools didn't lose out
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Harris defends calculated grades and says it meant students in more disadvantaged schools didn't lose out

Sep 11th 2020, 6:17 PM 32,579 Views 54 Comments

The Higher Education Minister faced questions about claims students in private schools had been unfairly marked down under the system.

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching
# Round One
# Round One

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round as points rise in health, business, teaching

Sep 11th 2020, 2:09 PM 47,693 Views 17 Comments

This afternoon’s Round One offers is official confirmation of whether students got their preferred course.

'We're forgotten about': Students carrying over results fear being overlooked as CAO offers due out
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

'We're forgotten about': Students carrying over results fear being overlooked as CAO offers due out

Sep 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 18,241 Views 11 Comments

Ronan Cloney (20) Cloney has been trying to ensure fairness for deferred CAO applicants since May, when the exams were first cancelled.

# cao - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Dublin private school says its students were 'significantly penalised' by Leaving Cert calculated grades process
# The Institute
# The Institute

Dublin private school says its students were 'significantly penalised' by Leaving Cert calculated grades process

Sep 10th 2020, 8:22 PM 67,817 Views 50 Comments

The Institute of Education wrote to the Taoiseach today claiming its students had been penalised by “the bias” within the process.

# cao - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Over 4,000 applicants to receive their Round Zero CAO offers today
# Third Level
# Third Level

Over 4,000 applicants to receive their Round Zero CAO offers today

Aug 8th 2020, 6:15 AM 45,105 Views 2 Comments

This round of offers are for those not awaiting their grades for the 2020 Leaving Certificate.

# cao - Saturday 18 July, 2020

5,800 CAO applicants will receive Round A offers this morning
# CAO Offers
# CAO Offers

5,800 CAO applicants will receive Round A offers this morning

Jul 18th 2020, 6:00 AM 51,441 Views 9 Comments

4,769 applicants will get Level 8 course offers with 2,241 applicants being offered a Level 7/6 course.

# cao - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

CAO applications: Jump in demand for climate and transport college courses
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

CAO applications: Jump in demand for climate and transport college courses

Jul 8th 2020, 2:39 PM 22,134 Views 10 Comments

The date for the main body of offers for students completing the Leaving Cert has not yet been set.

# cao - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Last chance for students to alter applications as CAO change-of-mind option closes today
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

Last chance for students to alter applications as CAO change-of-mind option closes today

Jul 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 6,350 Views 0 Comments

CAO points, which are based on Leaving Cert grades, determine what college courses are offered to students.

# cao - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

CAO applications show drop in languages, arts and agriculture
# Cao Applications
# Cao Applications

CAO applications show drop in languages, arts and agriculture

Mar 10th 2020, 6:00 AM 17,703 Views 18 Comments

A total of 72,973 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

# cao - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Want to apply for an undergraduate course through CAO? The deadline is this evening
# Deadline
# Deadline

Want to apply for an undergraduate course through CAO? The deadline is this evening

Feb 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 10,220 Views 0 Comments

People who have not yet completed their applications are being urged by CAO to do so immediately.

# cao - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Looking for the Round Two CAO points? Find them all right here

Looking for the Round Two CAO points? Find them all right here

Aug 27th 2019, 2:11 PM 22,517 Views 0 Comments

Browse every course and institution with our dedicated site.

# cao - Thursday 15 August, 2019

CAO round one offers are out - so what's next?
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

CAO round one offers are out - so what's next?

Aug 15th 2019, 3:00 PM 18,345 Views 3 Comments

Thousands of students received offers for college places today.

Round One CAO points are out now: Find them all right here
# CAO
# CAO

Round One CAO points are out now: Find them all right here

Aug 15th 2019, 2:00 PM 48,529 Views 3 Comments

Compare every course and institution with our dedicated site.

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round
# Take Your Places
# Take Your Places

Over 50,000 people offered a place in first CAO round

Aug 15th 2019, 2:00 PM 25,207 Views 6 Comments

There was a slight increase in applications to the CAO this year when compared to last year.

# cao - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers
# Exams
# Exams

Latin, Libya and Leitrim: Leaving Cert results by numbers

Aug 13th 2019, 11:54 AM 40,270 Views 20 Comments

Everyone has got their results, so here are the most important statistics from today.

Q&A: Why are CAO offers earlier this year?
# CAO
# CAO

Q&A: Why are CAO offers earlier this year?

Aug 13th 2019, 6:10 AM 17,255 Views 2 Comments

The CAO timeline has changed quite drastically this year.

# cao - Thursday 1 August, 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next

Aug 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 28,952 Views 3 Comments

Round Zero offers must be accepted by 7 August at 5.15pm.

# cao - Friday 5 July, 2019

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next

Jul 5th 2019, 10:50 AM 22,928 Views 5 Comments

Round A offers must be accepted by Wednesday 10 July at 5.15pm.

# cao - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday
# Change Of Mind
# Change Of Mind

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday

Jun 29th 2019, 11:00 AM 10,804 Views 3 Comments

People who have applied to go to college or university can add, remove or change the order of their course choices.

# cao - Saturday 9 March, 2019

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year
# Cao Applications
# Cao Applications

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year

Mar 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,372 Views 9 Comments

A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

# cao - Monday 25 February, 2019

A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action
# Extra Curricular
# Extra Curricular

A senator wants students to get CAO points for sports and social action

Feb 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,413 Views 19 Comments

“It would especially benefit children from public schools around the country and level the playing pitch for them.”

# cao - Friday 15 February, 2019

CAO offers will be out earlier this year after case of student who won High Court judicial review
# Rebecca Carter
# Rebecca Carter

CAO offers will be out earlier this year after case of student who won High Court judicial review

Feb 15th 2019, 10:19 PM 18,843 Views 8 Comments

The changes confirmed by the government come after Rebecca Carter secured a place at UCD following a High Court battle.

# cao - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Over 5,000 students appealed their Leaving Cert results - five got their results downgraded
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Over 5,000 students appealed their Leaving Cert results - five got their results downgraded

Oct 10th 2018, 6:10 AM 23,720 Views 29 Comments

Over 1,400 got upgraded.

# cao - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

The CAO Round Two offers are out today. Here's what you need to know
# Round Two
# Round Two

The CAO Round Two offers are out today. Here's what you need to know

Aug 29th 2018, 1:16 PM 17,573 Views 0 Comments

In all, 771 applicants are receiving an offer for the first time in the CAO process.

# cao - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Looking for the Round Two CAO points? We have them all right here
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

Looking for the Round Two CAO points? We have them all right here

Aug 28th 2018, 12:22 PM 36,068 Views 0 Comments

Here are this year’s offers, broken down by institution.

# cao - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

There's still time to apply for some CAO courses through the 'Available Places' facility
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

There's still time to apply for some CAO courses through the 'Available Places' facility

Aug 21st 2018, 11:31 AM 13,418 Views 2 Comments

Available Places are places that remain unfilled in particular courses after all offers have been made and waiting lists have been exhausted.

Heading to college? Here are the items you HAVE to bring
# What To Do Next
# What To Do Next

Heading to college? Here are the items you HAVE to bring

Aug 21st 2018, 9:30 AM 18,995 Views 15 Comments

Thousands of new college students will start their journeys in the coming weeks.

# cao - Monday 20 August, 2018

Watch: We answered all your CAO questions live this morning
# Facebook Live
# Facebook Live

Watch: We answered all your CAO questions live this morning

Aug 20th 2018, 12:18 PM 12,096 Views 15 Comments

Career guidance specialist Andree Harpur and DCUSU’s Aisling Fagan joined us earlier today.

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point
# What To Do Next
# What To Do Next

Students will struggle to find somewhere to live - but here is a starting point

Aug 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 28,199 Views 36 Comments

We’ve been speaking to accommodation experts to gauge the supply and demand and the best moves this morning for CAO applicants.

The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation
# Education
# Education

The 25 bonus CAO points for Higher Maths has more than doubled participation

Aug 20th 2018, 6:15 AM 14,005 Views 14 Comments

The bonus was introduced in 2012.

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next
# Don't Panic
# Don't Panic

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next

Aug 20th 2018, 6:00 AM 72,940 Views 7 Comments

Over half of those applying for a Level 8 course will be offered their first choice.

# cao - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here for you from 6am
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here for you from 6am

Aug 19th 2018, 7:15 PM 38,875 Views 3 Comments

Every college, every course. Get all the details first thing tomorrow.

# cao - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Got a question about the CAO? Let us put it to an expert
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Got a question about the CAO? Let us put it to an expert

Aug 18th 2018, 9:15 AM 10,868 Views 8 Comments

Join us for a special Facebook Live.

# cao - Friday 17 August, 2018

Looking for the Round One CAO points? Find them all right here
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

Looking for the Round One CAO points? Find them all right here

Aug 17th 2018, 5:02 PM 39,380 Views 6 Comments

Ready to find out what you’ve been offered? We have all the details.

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks
# Results
# Results

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks

Aug 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 25,142 Views 46 Comments

A gender breakdown of Wednesday’s results has been released.

# cao - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

Aug 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 12,712 Views 18 Comments

And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?

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