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Press releases

21/08/2017
76,651 Round One CAO Offers Issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Monday August 21) issued 76,651 Round One Offers to 52,374 CAO applicants. These offers consist of 43,113 Level 8 course offers and 33,538 Level 7/6 course offers. [more...]
03/08/2017
Over four thousand offers issued in CAO Round Zero today
A total of 4,817 offers have been issued by CAO today (3rd August) to 3,990 applicants. [more...]
06/07/2017
6629 applicants receive CAO offers today (July 6)
A total of 6,629 applicants will receive an offer in this early round – of these, 4,968 will receive a Level 8 offer and 2,951 will receive a Level 7/6 offer. [more...]
02/05/2017
80,345 CAO Applicants at close of Late Application facility
The total number of CAO applicants at the close of the Late Application facility on May 1st at 5:15 pm was 80,345. [more...]
21/04/2017
CAO late application facility closing soon
The CAO deadline for late applications is Monday, May 1 at 5:15 pm. Potential applicants are advised to register on the system well in advance of this deadline. [more...]
09/03/2017
CAO release 2017 course choices data
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has released 2017 application data up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of March 1st. [more...]
24/02/2017
CAO Change of Course Choices facility closes on 1 March at 5:15 pm
The CAO Change of Course Choices facility is available to all applicants for a fee of ten euro up to 1 March at 5:15 pm. Registered applicants who wish to use this facility simply log in to their CAO account and click on the ‘Change Course Choices’ tab and follow the steps provided. [more...]
01/02/2017
76,213 applicants at close of CAO normal application deadline
The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline closed at 5:15pm today, 1st February. The application figure to this deadline was 76,213. This figure does not represent the total number of CAO applicants as a late application facility opens on 6th March and runs until 1st May at 5:15pm. [more...]
26/01/2017
CAO application deadline fast approaching
Over 65,000 applicants applied to CAO by the early deadline of 20th January

The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline of 1st February at 5:15 pm is fast approaching, and it is advisable that anyone considering applying to CAO for an undergraduate place at a higher education institution begins work on this immediately. [more...]
03/11/2016
CAO opens for applications tomorrow
The Central Applications Office (CAO) online application facility opens tomorrow (4th November) from noon.

Applications can be made online for a reduced fee of €25 before the 20th January at 5:15 pm. The normal closing date is 1st February at 5:15 pm and a fee of €40 applies. [more...]

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