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All Ireland Scholarship Scheme 2017 launched

The All Ireland Scholarship Scheme which is funded by JP McManus provides financial support to high achieving students from low income households. The scholarships were first awarded in the Republic of Ireland in 2008 and became available in Northern Ireland in 2009. This is the ninth year they are available in Northern Ireland. The scholarship offers students financial support of £5,500 per annum for the duration of their course. Twenty five scholarships will be awarded to students who attend a grant aided post primary school or a further education college in Northern Ireland. The deadline for receipt of applications is Friday 23 June 2017.....
Posted: Fri 24 Mar 2017

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Going Global 2017 - British Council's Annual Conference 22-24 May

Event Date: Mon 22 May 2017

Seminar - Next steps for economic development in NI post-Brexit - 25 April

Event Date: Tue 25 Apr 2017

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Northern Ireland's Further and Higher Education Colleges

Colleges Northern Ireland is the membership body promoting, supporting and representing Northern Ireland's Six Further and Higher Education Colleges.

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Whatever size of business, work with one of our Colleges to help your business grow - providing support for economic and workforce development.

A range of practical support to business and industry:

  • Product Design & Prototyping
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Innovation
  • Business Improvement Techniques
  • Market Research and Marketing
  • Computer Systems & Software including free Open Source Software solutions

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Northern Ireland's Colleges offer a comprehensive range of courses at highly completive rates.

Colleges offer a range of full-time and part-time education and training options from entry level to post-graduate:

  • Essential Skills (numeracy, literacy, ICT)
  • Apprenticeships
  • Professional and Technical training
  • Higher Education Degrees including:
    • - Two-year Foundation Degrees
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