Why I chose to study @Trinity College Dublin

Aishwarya Jha is studying  law at Trinity College Dublin

Aishwarya Jha is studying law at Trinity College Dublin

“Trinity’s four centuries old heritage, inspiring college community, and global leadership in graduate employability has rendered the past four years of my student life highly rewarding. And along the way, I have fallen for Ireland’s zestful culture, inclusive and tolerant environment, and its promise of novel opportunities” (Read my blog)

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Why Study in Ireland?

Why study in Ireland

It’s about your life.
In a country famous for its welcome, the student social experience in Ireland is one of a kind!
It’s about your future.
There are new and exciting opportunities the world over for graduates from Ireland.
It’s about your education.
Qualifications from Ireland aren’t only recognized; they’re sought after.
It’s about Ireland.
A vibrant, modern and English–‐speaking country, Ireland is culturally synced to Europe and the USA.
It’s about the world.
Some of the biggest international tech employers are based here, drawn by Ireland’s highly–‐skilled, creative workforce and ideal location.

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Ireland emerged as an IT hub for Indians

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study in IrelandIreland is one of the remarkable countries in the world, the most beautiful, less populated and also where some of the world’s biggest and hi-tech companies are situated with strategic research facilities. In Ireland, you’ll find an exceptional ecosystem that oversee academic researchers who work hand-in-hand with the most powerful multinationals and start-ups.

Let us understand why Ireland is well-accepted amongst International Students:

  • Experience living in one of the friendliest and safest countries in the world.
  • Admittance in the pool of world-class research opportunities in all the leading programmes.
  • Opportunity to study in one of the best education systems in the world for Higher Education Achievements.
  • You can get benefit from Ireland’s investment in the education system.
  • Students can choose from over 5000 internationally recognized qualifications.
  • Achieve your aspirations in Europe’s most entrepreneurial country.
  • International students can connect with ample career opportunities with leading global companies located in Ireland.
  • Another…

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Education in Ireland fair -Chennai 27th February

Come and see us at the Education in Ireland fair in Chennai this Saturday! You will be able to meet the following higher education institutions :

Institute of Technology Carlow
Cork Institute of Technology
Dublin Business School
Dublin City University
Dublin Institute of Technology
Maynooth University
National College of Ireland
National University of Ireland Galway
Trinity College Dublin
University College Dublin
University of Limerick
Waterford Institute of Technology

There are lots of scholarships available so don’t forget to ask about them!!

You can register online or register on arrival. Entry is free.

Chennai, Taj Coromandel,
37, Mahatma Gandhi Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600034.

Date: Saturday 27th February

Time: 10 am to 4 pm

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Meet the Irish Universities & Colleges in New Delhi & Bangalore this weekend

Come and see us at the Education in Ireland fairs this weekend! The following higher education institutions will be at the fair:

Institute of Technology Carlow
Cork Institute of Technology
Dublin Business School
Dublin City University
Dublin Institute of Technology
Maynooth University
National College of Ireland
National University of Ireland Galway
Trinity College Dublin
University College Dublin
University of Limerick
Waterford Institute of Technology

There are lots of scholarships available so don’t forget to ask about them!!

You can register online or register on arrival. Entry is free.

New Delhi 20th February The Lalit 10 am – 4 pm
Bangalore 21st February The Oberoi 11 am – 5 pm

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Attention UCC Study Abroad Alumni- Nominate A Student Today to #GoStudyAbroad!

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What would your life be like if you had never studied abroad?

Now, think of how different a friend’s life would be if you could just convince them to go abroad, too.

We share your passion for international education. That’s why the Institute of International Education (IIE) has joined forces with Go Overseas and other partner organizations to mobilize at least 10,000 study abroad alumni to nominate students to #GoStudyAbroad.

Some of the biggest barriers to study abroad are cost, curriculum, and culture; we are taking aim at these barriers through #GoStudyAbroad by offering scholarships and sharing resources to help more people go overseas.

We need your help.

We need people like you – mentors, campus leaders, faculty and friends – to help us spread the word by nominating your friends, family, and classmates to study abroad.

As a way to say thanks, we…

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Top Apps for Students in Ireland


One of the best apps for transport is Hailo! This genius app is a taxi booking system where you can either pay by a card on your phone or in cash. And you don’t need to give directions as they can track your exact location! Uber is also a very popular app for taxis in Ireland.


dublin-bus-logoThe Dublin Bus app can tell exactly (with a real-time system) when the bus is going to pull up at your stop! Allowing you to leave the house in perfect time to catch the bus without huddling under a shelter.

WhatsApp-vs-viber-500x249Most people have whats app as a means of keeping in touch with family and friends, aswell as this Viber is also a great method. The beauty of both these apps are the fact that they are free! Free texts, free calls, sorted! And the app itself is also free!

groupon-1 If there is one thing we students all love it is cheap/free stuff and with Groupon, that exactly what you get with a selection of discount offers buy one get one free you will always find something you fancy. Let it be a night away down the country or that perfect dinner date Groupon is the way to go!

weatherAs you can tell by now the Irish weather is notorious for having all four seasons in one day so you are always in need of an update on the weather! With the Met Éireann app, everything is at your fingertips! Accuweather is also another great app that is very accurate when it comes to weather predictions.

JE-LOGO-2014111Save yourself from cooking with this FREE takeaway-ordering app. With 1,250 takeaways at your disposal, the JUST EAT app is perfect if you’re pining for pizza, eager for Indian or after a great Chinese. Punch in your area and we match it to takeaways near you, pick one that looks good, Buy the most delicious sounding thing on the menu and finally Place the order securely, pay with card or cash on delivery.

google-translate-logoThe Google Translate app will be your best friend during your time abroad. The app has a bunch of special features you can use, depending on the language. For many languages, you can translate a recording of your voice or a piece of text by scanning it, rather than a typed sentence. You can listen to your translations spoken aloud.

download (2)Instagram is an extremely popular photography app worldwide. There’s no better way to cherish your study abroad memories than with a full range of photos from your time abroad. Now that smartphones have better and better cameras, there’s almost no need to bring a digital camera on your trip. With these handy apps, you can edit, filter and share your photos with your friends back home.

download (3)No matter what country you’re in, google maps is a great app that helps you navigate anywhere you want to go. The Google Maps app for iPhone and iPad makes navigating your world faster and easier. Find the best spots in town and the information you need to get there.

icon175x175The Lovin Dublin app helps you find the best events, hidden gems and free things to do in Dublin. With over half a million visitors to the website our team of writers create a unique experience in this magazine every month curating 100 things for you to do in the city. It works just as well if you are a tourist visiting Dublin for the first time or a regular businesses visitor because we help you find the stuff you won’t find on the tourist maps.







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Looking for an Interesting Career Applying Psychology to the Workplace?

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Check out the MA in Work and Organizational Psychology/Behaviour!

What is it about?

Would you like to develop your understanding of people, work, and organizations? Psychology applied to the domain of work is a fascinating area offering many employment opportunities. From improving recruitment decisions to understanding how technology affects our work performance, from individual motivation to developing organizational capacity, psychology can be applied to enhancing peoples’ well-being and performance at work and contributing to organizational effectiveness. The programme runs for one year full-time or two years part-time and the fees are expected to be about €16,000 for Non-EU students and €8,000 for EU students.

What career options are there?

This programme, delivered partly online, is open to graduates from a range of backgrounds wishing to pursue career options as work and organizational specialists, industrial and organizational psychologists, human resource managers, management consultants, trainers, or researchers. Across all sectors of employment, wherever ‘work’ or ‘organizational behaviour’ is happening, you have a potential job role.

Where can I get more information?

For more information get in touch with the Course Director Dr. Carol Linehan at carol.linehan@ucc.ie or visit our School website at http://www.ucc.ie/en/apsych/

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Celebrating Valentine’s Day in Ireland

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Dublin’s most romantic historic spots. If you like to mix history and romantic tales, Dublin has all sorts of weird and wonderful treasures to visit. Where better to start a pilgrimage to love than with a visit to St Valentine, the patron saint of lovers? Not many people know it but the saint’s remains are found at the Carmelite Church on Whitefriar Street, thanks to a gift by Pope Gregory XVI in 1836. If you pay a visit, you’ll find that the Whitefriar Street shrine to St Valentine has been, and continues to be, a place for those celebrating love, and special ‘blessing of the rings’ ceremony for couples intending to marry are held here on St. Valentine’s Day.


Medieval Romance in an Irish Castle, Medieval banquets are available in several Irish castles, Bunratty being the best known. You are treated as guests at a medieval court and food as well as entertainment is provided.

Take in a gig, concert, movie or play. The Cork Spring Poetry Festival, which takes place from February 13th-16th will not only feature poets from across the world but will host a Male Muse workshop to help inspire great Irish poems from its attendees. Or if music is more your thing, this Valentine’s Waterford will be host top classical musicians Keith Pascoe (violin) and Brian McNamara (piano) to get you both in the mood for romance. Two of Ireland’s top classical musicians will perform a mixture of Mozart’s and Beethhoven’s finest works in City Hall.

pexels-photo-mediumFor film lovers, the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival opens up on Valentine’s Day and runs until February 24th. Immerse yourself in the best of Irish and international film and choose from over 120 films presented in Dublin’s city centre theatres.


Afternoon Tea for 2. Afternoon Tea for two. Enjoy a selection of hand cut sandwiches, scones and freshly prepared mini deserts accompanied by tea and coffee. Hot Air Balloon Flight for Two. Experience the majestic rise of a Hot Air Balloon with your partner or friend, make it unforgettable and share this Golden Moment. Take to the skies, enjoy stunning aerial views and explore Ireland from up above. Make it a memorable Gift and surprise someone with this unique Flying Experience from Golden Moments. Day Spa Package Indulge in a luxurious day spa package. This top to toe experience is a jam-packed day full of the ultimate relaxation and pampering experience.This package is a great gift idea for a loved one, or you can treat yourself to this relaxing experience.

Get a breath of fresh air on Dublin Bay. If your perfect date is one that embraces life’s simple pleasures, you’ll love a sea kayaking trip with Shearwater Kayaking. And just a short hop from the city on the Dart, Howth is the ideal spot. The minute you reach this charming seaside town with its stunning harbour, hilly streets and colourful fleet of sailing and fishing boats, that cosy loving feeling will abound! Take the Dublin Bay Cruise and you’ll uncover the hidden treasures of the North Dublin coast – the bird life, seals, hidden coves and inlets, rocky outcrops and secluded beaches.



Chocolate Making Workshop.Have you always wanted to learn how to Cook with Chocolate? Here is your chance to learn the techniques of cooking with chocolate and enrich your taste buds at our inspirational chocolate factory.

Have an anti-Valentine’s celebration. If you just can’t stand all the cheesy Valentine’s day , get out of the romantic spirit in Cork City. Rock band My Evil Ex is hosting an album launch at the Pavilion for their new record, Lust, a collection of “thirteen songs that kick love in the guts and run away with its money”. This will be a good time to escape the syrupy couple-dominated events of  a typical Valentine’s Day and kick back to hear some good music.

Just Chill! It might be a nice idea just to relax and unwind, spending Valentines Day at home. Whether you’re watching a movie or reading a book, it doesn’t matter as long as you are enjoying yourself with your loved ones! 




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Indian Scholarship’s at UL

Source: Indian Scholarship’s at UL

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