About 3,000 extra college places to deal with fallout from Covid

Ireland“The number of first years at college will rise above 50,000 for the first time with the addition of around 3,000 more third-level places this year. It is hoped the increase in places will absorb the pressure that the Covid-19 pandemic is heaping on the third-level entry process. Figures have to be finalised, but higher education colleges have, so far, identified up to 3,000 extra places that can be offered for 2021/22 …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 27 April]

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