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Tips to help you fill in CAO and UCAS forms

Written by SpunOut | Last updated January 11th, 2018

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Applying for college is an exciting experience, but sometimes it can be hard to decide what to study and where you want to go.

CAO and UCAS are two systems that Irish students can use to apply to go to college. You can apply for full time courses including degrees, diplomas and certificates in the Ireland and the UK.

The CAO is the system for applying to Irish courses, and UCAS is the system for applying to courses in the UK.

Applying to CAO and UCAS

Deciding what to apply for:

So what happens when this is all done, exams are over, and you're waiting to hear back? Read about CAO offers here.

For more information on the CAO, visit

For more information on UCAS visit

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