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CAO Applicant News

This page contains up-to-date news items for CAO Applicants. Always remember to read the CAO Handbook and any important correspondence sent to you by CAO throughout the application process.

02/08/2018
Round Zero offers issued on 2nd August  
Round Zero offers issued on 2nd August. This included offers to Graduate entry medicine applicants; additional mature, deferred and Access applicants; and applicants presenting QQI FET/FETAC for consideration for entry to courses with a quota for QQI FET/FETAC applicants. Many courses have an entry route for applicants presenting QQI/FET but do not have a specific quota. These courses will be offering places in Round One.

23/04/2018
CAO Late Application facility closes on 1 May at 5:15pm  
The CAO Late Application facility will close on Tuesday, 1 May at 5:15pm

You do not need to enter course choices at this point, if you wish, as you will have an opportunity to add course choices, free-of-charge, using the ‘Change of Mind’ facility from 5 May until 1 July at 5:15pm. [more...]

23/04/2018
CAO Change of Mind facility opens Friday, 4 May  
The CAO Change of Mind facility opens this Friday, 4 May at noon. [more...]

27/03/2018
HEAR/DARE Document Deadline - 1st April at 5:15pm  
All applicants who have applied under the HEAR and DARE schemes are required to submit the relevant documentation to CAO by 1st April 2018 at 5:15pm. [more...]

19/01/2018
Apply online by 5:15 pm on 20th January to avail of the discounted application fee  
Applicants who apply online to CAO by 5:15pm on 20th January will avail of a discounted application fee of €30 - the normal application fee of €45 applies if you apply between 20th January (after 5:15 pm) and 1st February at 5:15 pm. [more...]

09/08/2017
Closing date for Round Zero acceptances - Thursday, 10th August at 5:15 pm  
Applicants who received an offer in Round 0 have until 5:15 pm on Thursday, 10th August to register an acceptance. Failure to accept an offer by the reply date will result in the offer being cancelled. [more...]

02/08/2017
Round Zero offers available online from 6am on 3rd August  
Round 0 offers will be available tomorrow, Thursday, 3rd August from 6am online. You can log in to the 'My Application' facility on the CAO website to check if you have received an offer. [more...]

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