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Press releases

CAO release 2023 course choices data
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has released 2023 application data up to the Change of Course Choices closing date of 1 March at 5pm. [more...]
78,184 applicants at close of CAO normal application deadline
The Central Applications Office (CAO) normal application deadline closed at 5pm today (Wednesday, 1 February). The application figure to this deadline was 78,184. [more...]
CAO application deadline is Wednesday, 1 February at 5pm
Applicants who have not yet completed their application are urged by CAO to do so immediately, particularly mature applicants, applicants for the HEAR or DARE schemes, or those who are thinking about applying for a restricted course. [more...]
4,180 Round Two CAO offers issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Monday, 19 September) issued 4,180 offers to applicants in Round Two of the CAO offers process. [more...]
85,894 Round One CAO Offers Issued
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today (Thursday, 8 September) issued 85,894 Round One Offers to 57,296 CAO applicants. These offers consist of 51,807 Level 8 course offers and 34,087 Level 7/6 course offers. [more...]
5,156 offers to be issued in CAO Round Zero from 10am today (5 August)
Round Zero offers concern applicants who are not competing with those awaiting 2022 Leaving Certificate examination grades, or who are assessed on other criteria. The applicants who fall into this category include graduate entry medicine applicants, additional mature applicants, deferred and Access applicants, and applicants presenting QQI FET/FETAC qualifications for consideration for entry to courses with a quota for QQI FET applicants. [more...]
5,229 applicants to receive CAO offers today (7 July)
CAO Round A offers will be available to view online at from 10 am today (7 July). [more...]
CAO Change of Mind deadline 1 July at 5pm
Over 4,000 applicants have yet to enter any course choices [more...]
CAO release 2022 offers schedule
The Central Applications Office (CAO) has today announced the date for Round One offers. Round One offers for school leaving applicants will issue on Thursday, 8 September at 2pm. Round Two offers will follow on 19 September at 10am. [more...]
CAO Statement of Application process has commenced
CAO applicants urged to check and confirm their account information before it's too late [more...]

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