Planning to Study Abroad and don’t know which place would be ideal? Are
you looking for a place which would be safe, where you would get quality
education, preferably an English speaking destination, where the education
costs would be economical and a place where you can get a chance to apply
your skills and get some good work experience …………… look no further ……
for IRELAND could be an IDEAL option for you !
Situated on the edge of Europe close to UK, Ireland is a lovely country of 4.5
million people and has been voted as the World’s friendliest country in 2008
and 2010 by the Lonely Planet.
Irish education is recognized worldwide for its excellence and practical
approach. Ireland’s 7 universities undertake a lot of research activity
alongwith the industry leaders especially in the areas of Information
Technology, Engineering, Pharmaceuticals and Biomedicine and have played
a huge role in making Ireland a full fledged knowledge society. Some of the
big companies which have a presence in Ireland include IBM, Dell, Google,
Oracle, Facebook, Pfizer, Apple, Intel etc.
International students are allowed to work part time for 20 hours per week
and are entitled to a 1 year job search work visa after completion of their
respective course to look for an appropriate job and apply for a work permit.
A glimpse into the Irish universities one by one ………………
a) Trinity College, Dublin – www.tcd.ie
Founded in 1592 by Queen Elizabeth I, Trinity College is the oldest
university in Ireland and one of the oldest universities in Western Europe.
Modeled on the likes of Oxford and Cambridge, Trinity is in the top 100
global university rankings. With over 16000 students, Trinity offers a
comprehensive range of programmes ranging from Nano technology to
Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences.
b) University College, Dublin – www.ucd.ie
UCD is Ireland’s largest university with a student population of over
23000 students. It is well known for its programmes in Business, Law, Life
Sciences, Engineering, Mathematical & Physical Sciences and features in the
top 200 universities of the world.
c) University College, Cork – www.ucc.ie
Situated in Ireland’s second largest city, UCC is Ireland’s leading research
based university and houses major research centres of international repute
including Boole Centre for Research in Informatics, Advanced Manufacturing
Technology, Biosciences Institute, Tyndall National Institute for ICT Research
etc. The ‘Father of Computer Science’, George Boole was a professor of
Mathematics at UCC.
d) University of Limerick – www.ul.ie
Located in Ireland’s National Technology Park, UL is an excellent university
with a fabulous campus. Its well known for its Engineering and IT based
programmes and has a very attractive 50% scholarship scheme running for
its international students. It also houses LERO – the Research centre for
e) Dublin City University – www.dcu.ie
DCU is Ireland’s youngest university and offers a variety of programmes
both at undergraduate and postgraduate level in the areas of Business,
Computing, Science & Electronics, Communications & Languages etc. It
was the first university in Ireland to introduce INTRA or the work placement
programmes and is also home to Ireland’s largest performing arts centre,
f) National University of Ireland- Galway – www.nuigalway.ie
The university is located at Galway, a vibrant student friendly city situated
on the west coast of Ireland. NUIG offers very many interesting programmes
especially in the areas of Biomedical Engineering, Environmental & Marine
Science, Business & Law, IT etc.
g) National University of Ireland – Maynooth
NUI Maynooth is located in a university town, 25 kms away from Dublin
and is in close proximity to many multinational high tech organizations.
The university offers many courses in the areas of Science & Engineering,
Social Sciences etc and is actively involved in dynamic research and houses
9 research centres.
A lot of exciting options await you in Ireland and the Irish universities are
also going to be in India on a recruitment drive in the first week of February
2012 for their September 2012 intake, so incase you are intrigued by what
Ireland can offer you get in touch with us at email@example.com at the
earliest and experience the warmest of welcomes .
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