The CAO, is a term that can make anyone shudder, even those with the leaving cert far in their rearview mirror. Change of mind closes on July 1st 2022 so there is still plenty of time to finalise your post leaving cert path.
The last two years have been exceptionally tough on students sitting the leaving cert. The very least they deserve is to be confident in their CAO choices. Griffith College can offer a helping hand, Griffith offers a plethora of undergraduate courses from Bachelor’s degrees, to Diploma courses. The hardest part will be choosing which course is for you. Prospective students can use the search tools on Griffith.ie
to refine courses by type and search keywords to find the ideal course for themself. Students can then filter their choices by the qualification they are looking for, whether that be a Bachelor of Arts in Counselling and Psychotherapy or a Certificate in TV Production & Design Practices.
There are many factors that come into play when choosing your undergraduate journey. Sometimes it can come down to the accessibility of the campus. Luckily, the Dublin campuses are located in the heart of the city, both are easily accessible by bus, Luas and there are Dublin city bike depots nearby too. There is also free parking available to students, you can apply for a parking permit once registered.
Starting a new academic adventure can be intimidating for many reasons, but it’s important to remember most of the people in your new class will be in the same position as you. Clubs and Societies are excellent ways to meet people in your new environment and bond further with your classmates. Griffith college offers a wide selection to choose from, including an LGBTQI society and table tennis club. Finding people with like minded interests and hobbies can help make the transition from school to higher education that much easier.
It can be so hard to know what route is the right one for you, there can be many factors influencing your decision. Whether it’s family expectations, or friends planning to study somewhere else make sure you’re doing what’s right for you. The most important thing to remember is to follow your heart, you’re the only one it will truly impact.