It’s hard to know what university is like until you get there, and all universities are different. In some ways it’s easier to describe what university isn’t! Well, everyone says that it is not like school or college, or work, or home. So, what IS university really like? We aim to give you a realistic view, based on things students told us they wish they had known.Full article
1. Before you apply
2 Choosing a course
This article will help you decide what to study at college. We provide practical tips on how to compare universities, how to prepare for open days and who to talk to at these events.Full article
3 What is our university like?
Find out about our campus atmosphere, locations and general environment.Full article
4 Applying to university
How are CAO offers made for college places?Full article
5 Choosing your accommodation
This article introduces typical accommodation options available and provides some tips for making the right choice for you.Full article
6 What support is available?
An introduction to the support and services available at National College of Ireland.Full article
7 Telling people at university about your autism
Telling people about your autism at university is also known as ‘disclosure’ or ‘declaring a disability’. More information about what this means and why it might be important to you is available in this article.Full article