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CAO Offers FAQ

  1. When will I receive my offer?
  2. Why didn’t I receive an offer?
  3. Why am I ineligible?
  4. My points are incorrect.
  5. There is a mistake in my application, what should I do?
  6. I have updated my examination information online but my account hasn’t been updated.
  7. My QQI FET, FETAC, NCVA, VCE / other qualification / was not taken into account.
  8. My GCE/GCSE results are not recorded on my application.
  9. I have posted examination results to CAO, what now?
  10. If I accept my current offer, does this mean I won’t receive any offers in later rounds?
  11. I want a course lower in my preferences than my current offer, what can I do?
  12. I have accepted my offer, what happens next?
  13. I have already accepted an offer in an earlier round and now I have a new offer, what should I do?
  14. I received an offer but I don’t want it, what do I do?
  15. Will there be more offers issued?
  16. I have not received any offers, what can I do?
  17. I want to defer, what should I do?
  18. I want to apply for an Available Places Course, what do I do?
  19. How do I list my courses when applying for Available Places?
  20. Do I have to pay a fee when returning my acceptance to CAO ?
  21. Can you give me information about grants?
  22. Can you tell me about accommodation and/or course content?
  23. How do I appeal a Leaving Certificate grade(s)?
  24. What happens if a Leaving Certificate result is regraded on appeal ?
  25. I have appealed some of my results, what happens if I get an upgrade?
  26. I am eligible for DARE – why didn’t I receive an offer?
  27. I am eligible for HEAR – why didn’t I receive an offer?
  28. I had the points for a course, but the published points have an * beside them, does this mean random number was used?
  29. What is my position on the waiting list for a course?
  30. Can you give me information about fees/grants/scholarships?