Majority Of Colleges And Universities Aiming To Induct First Year Students From September 28th
That includes University College Cork
Leaving cert students will receive the results of their calculated grades on September 7th, with CAO offers due four days later.
Representatives for the third level sector says preparations are under way to welcome first year students from late September.
Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris says it's still not clear how much time they will spend on campus:
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