- 09 Sep 21
The university route doesn’t appeal to you? Not to worry! There are dozens of great options available, especially for those who want to pursue a career in the creative industries. As part of our student special, we're bringing you a selection of bright ideas...
Dunboyne College Of Further Education
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Co. Meath
Tel: (01) 802 6577
Dunboyne College of Further Education is more than just an alternative option. For many, it’s the ideal choice, providing a great learning environment with experienced staff. In the uncertain times we’re living in, the courses on offer in Dunboyne provide a great way of learning vital new skills.
Dunboyne College, which is kicking off its 19th year of offering brilliant Further Education courses, sends more students to universities and institutes of technology than most secondary schools in the country – and hundreds more direct to quality employment. The flexible options at Dunboyne allow students to sample various modules in September, to make sure that they’re pursuing the course that’s right for them.
Dropout rates for students who do a Level 5 QQI course, and then progress to third level education, are less than 3%. In comparison, dropout rates are over 10% in universities and up to 33% on some I.T. courses for Leaving Cert entrants. Students at Dunboyne also learn referencing, research and self-directed learning, and as such, they’re ready to face third level education – unlike some of their counterparts who have come straight from the Leaving Cert, and are often unsure of their options.
At the end of the year, Dunboyne’s students often state: “It has been the best choice that I ever made...”
Dunboyne College is holding a Live Education Support Information evening, with Q&A Sessions, this evening, September 9, from 6.30–7.30pm. You can also head over to their website for a virtual tour of the college.
Read Part One of our Student Special in the current issue of Hot Press, out now: