As the first round of CAO offers are released, 1,861 students in Carlow and Kilkenny can breathe a sigh of relief as half got their first preference and 79% have received one of their top three offers.
82,172 place invites have been extended to 55,221 applicants around the country since the first round went live this morning allowing students to access the details of the college course they have been offered.
714 students are in Carlow, up from 26 students or 4% last year while Kilkenny saw a decrease of 1%, from 1,163 to 1,147.
Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris took to Twitter this morning to congratulate students.
Record number of college offers issued this year. 96,492 offers so far through this year’s CAO process compared to 91,424 last year. That’s more than 5000 extra college offers. Sincere congratulations to every student receiving an offer today— Simon Harris TD (@SimonHarrisTD) September 7, 2021
All students have until Monday to accept with round two of the CAO offers expected on September 20th.
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