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Career Guidance


Career Guidance Updates 2013

21st November 2013

The A-Z of Careers

A Careers Night is organised for Thursday the 5th December 2013 from 7pm – 9pm.

The event shall be held in the school gym.

All speakers on the night are past pupils of Bridgetown Vocational College.

Third year, fifth year and sixth year students and their parents are invited to attend this night to avail of the opportunity to explore various career options.

This event has been organised by the Parents’ Association and Ms. S. Browne, HSCL.


22nd January 2013


11.      CAO Closing Date

5.15pm on 1st February is the closing date for CAO entries.

 Restricted courses must be included on application by this date see for list of these courses.

 22.  CAO Change of Mind

Students can change their mind online between 5th May and 5.15pm on 1st July 2013.  Restricted courses cannot be added after 1st February 2013.

 33.    Carlow I.T./Wexford Campus

 Carlow Access form to be returned by 1st February to Carlow I.T.

 (Disability and Financial Supports – 2 separate forms).

 44.    Hear/Dare

 Hear/Dare forms should be completed as soon as possible.  Please check dates on

 55.   Maintenance Grants

 Parents are reminded to obtain supporting documentation for third level and PLC maintenance grants now, please check for details of documents required.



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Waterford Institute of Technology is hosting a CAO Applicant Information Evening for students and their parents who have applied, or intend to apply, to WIT on Thursday, 19th April 2012 from 6.00pm – 8.00pm.


During the evening, students will have the opportunity to find out more about their chosen course and career options, hear about accommodation choices, learn about registration, student life, clubs and societies, and take a tour of the campus and much more.


They will also be having a number of information sessions throughout the evening and they hope students and parents can attend one of these.The sessions are scheduled for 6.00pm, 6.45pm and 7.30pm.Refreshments will be available throughout the evening.