Study Abroad News

Some fantastic news just in we have been Nominated for two Webawards this year Best Non-Profit/Organisation Twitter account Enterprise Ireland University College Cork Rory Foundation Trinity Development & Alumni EIl Ireland Club Scannán Sailearna Dublin Fire Brigade Live Drive (Dublin City FM) Agri Aware Galway Autism Partnership Dogs Trust Union of Students in Ireland (USI) ALONE Ireland National Women’s Council of Ireland Trinity College Dublin Use of Facebook by a Non-Profit/Organisation Trinity Development & Alumni The Community Foundaiton for Irealand Gaisce Alumni Network (GAN)...
We are delighted to annunc that we have have made it to the Finals for of this years Cork Digital Marketing awards for Best Digital Marketing by an SME/Corporate/Sole-Trader The competition this year was looks to be really tough ad it just goes to show the amazing talent that can be found in the Business here in Cork
On 27th August, 2016 students from all over the world arrived in Ireland to begin their Secondary School in Ireland programme. Based in communities all over the country, these students live with Irish host families and attend Irish Secondary Schools. Each student has embasrked an individual advernture...but by the looks of it, our Waterford students have already begun exploring Ireland's wilderness. Check out this photo of a recent hike they took up the Comeragh mountain! We look forward to hearing more about how they are enjoying their time in Ireland, and adventuring even further into the...
A few months ago we told introcuduced you to Catherine, who was coming to the end of the Study Abroad experience in Ireland . http://goo.gl/DPW695 Now Catherine is home, and reflecting on her year in Ireland... "Hello everyone, I suppose that this will probably my last post, where has the time gone? I hope that writing this will give me some closure for the amazing year. It's actually kind of funny how similar first and last moments are. When you go for a walk, you observe as much as you can, whether it is taking it all in for the first time, trying to not miss a detail, or trying to not...
Last Autumn Sophie set out to complete a semester of Secondary School in France , however little did she know she would spend almost a year in France and have a new family upon her return in June! Sophie extended her programme to last the full academic year, once she arrived in France and felt instantly welcome. She was even featured in French newspaper, documenting her experience of an Irish student in France! According to host-mum Carole “Sophie is part of the family, we bring her to all family reunions. My two sons, 9 and 13 years old, became her adoptive brothers. We are so busy with our...
We have just received some fantastic news that we have been nominated for two WebsAwards this year! The event will be in Dublin on September 28th. There will be two rounds of judging to get us to the Finalists list. A huge congratulations to all those who were nominated You can find a list of all those nominated here. The hashtag for this event is #RealexWebs16 so make sure to keep an eye out for it Best Education and Third Level apc.ucc.ie cnag.ie COGG.ie comhartaighde.com/ e-dublin.com.br eilireland.org focloir.ie globalcitizenaward.ie hewittcollege.ie e-dublin.com.br msu.ie network.riam.ie...
Our 2016 Leaving Cert Preparation group in Antibes are having a great time this week! They have been absorbing French culture and language in sunny Antibes while enjoying some activities and excursions along the way too! Who needs the Euro's when you can have a peaceful time in the Cote d'Azur instead? Watch this space for more photos next week!
Catherine Sutherland is an American student who has been studying in Ireland since August and will return in a few short weeks. Here, Catherine gives us her perspective of the Irish school system in comparison to the school system that she knows in the USA. "Talking about the Irish school system is something I simply have to touch on, especially based on its importance (for future students). This can be a bit confusing but it is paramount you understand the factors involved. One thing you need to be careful with is constantly comparing it to your own schooling, I surely did and it didn't...
Last month, Steve Ebben, Instructor in ‘Computer Support and System Administration’ returned to Ireland with another group of students from Fox Valley Technical College. This Faculty Led programme was once again held in Dublin, Europe’s principal tech and data hub. For many of the students involved, it was their first venture outside of the US, and while the focus of this particular programme is to offer the IT students from Wisconsin a deeper insight into the tech world on this side of the Atlantic, there was still an emphasis on embracing Irish culture and learning more...
At EIL we take all feedback on board and really appreciate it when students and parents give us their perspective of our programmes! Today, we received some lovely feedback from Saorla who has recently returned from her Secondary School in France experience. Saorla studied near Bordeaux and her mom, Niamh, gave us a parent's perspective on having her daughter take part on the Secondary School Abroad programme: "Overall we have been delighted with our daughter's experience with EIL. All the main components came together perfectly. Our daughter felt welcomed and included immediately in all...
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