WHY STUDY IN IRELAND?
Ireland has a long tradition of educating students from all over the world. With over 30,000 international students coming to study in Ireland each year, the country is quickly becoming one of Europe’s most popular destinations for overseas students.
Ireland enjoys an excellent international reputation for education and issues globally recognised degrees. The country has an excellent educational infrastructure which has contributed to the country’s well-educated and skilled young workforce. Ireland has always had a reputation for producing skilled graduates. This is no surprise considering that all of Ireland’s universities are ALL RANKED IN THE TOP 5% GLOBALLY
Ireland is the EU’s fastest growing economy, and is quickly establishing itself as the tech hub of Europe. Many multinational companies have chosen Ireland as their EU headquarters.
Ireland has one of the highest salary levels in Europe and continues to increase in prosperity, particularly now as the only English-speaking country in the European Union. Furthermore, Non-EU students who graduate from Irish universities are entitled to a two-year stay back visa upon graduating, allowing them time to build their careers before deciding to stay in the country or return home. Taking all of this into account, Ireland is a good choice for graduates who are prioritising their career and a return on investment on their tuition fees.
Irish universities boast state-of-the-art facilities and serve as the perfect environment for students to flourish. In addition to modern classroom facilities, the university campuses boast a range of onsite restaurants, cafes, banks, bookshops and convenience stores.
All of the universities have advanced IT and e-learning platforms along with dedicated language centres. Student accommodation consists of high-quality security-monitored residences either on campus or a short walk away (usually self-catering apartments with en-suite bedrooms).
Living and studying in Ireland is an amazing experience for international students. Ireland is consistently voted a top destination in terms of international student satisfaction. Everything from teaching quality, campus facilities, accommodation, clubs and societies and welcome from the local population receives a 5 star rating. The world-class education in Ireland coupled with an unrivalled lifestyle and experience is what makes Ireland a unique destination for students from all over the world.
International Student Support
Due to their long history in international student admissions, our universities have excellent International Student Offices providing a one-stop shop on all aspects of coming to live and study in Ireland including advice, visa requirements, application procedures, accommodation and support services.
Student orientation programmes for international students commence before term starts and all students are assigned experienced mentors. Students settle in quickly, helped by peer support from other students, in particular the large number of international students.
STUDY ABROAD IN IRELAND
Of course, one crucial benefit of studying in Ireland is the Five-Star student experience. Ireland is an extremely safe country providing a stable environment for students who may be moving abroad for the first time. In addition, Ireland is considered ‘The World’s Friendliest Country’ by the Lonely Planet Guide and is an extremely easy place to settle into as a new student. It is a beautiful country with an unspoiled natural landscape – full of rugged mountains, rivers, lakes and magnificent beaches. Ireland is ideal for hiking, cycling, surfing, golfing or sailing. It’s a great place for students! Almost 40% of the population is under the age of 40 and Dublin, Cork and Galway are all vibrant cosmopolitan cities with great restaurants, cafes and nightlife.
Ireland is a country steeped in history and culture and the country has numerous music, film, drama and literature festivals, attracting visitors from all over the world. The country is renowned for its singers, musicians, writers and poets and Irish dancing was launched on the world stage by Riverdance. A growing economy, good airline connections, and a great quality of life are just some of the reasons why people from all over the world come to live and work in Ireland.
Student Ireland Student 2019
(Awirut currently studies Master in Business Administration)