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What is the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE)?

The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) is a college and university Admissions scheme which offers places on reduced points to school leavers with disabilities. DARE has been set up by a number of colleges and universities as evidence shows that disability can have a negative impact on how well a student does at school and whether they go on to college.


Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) - Access College


What is the Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)?

The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)  is a college and university scheme which offers places on reduced points and extra college support to school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are resident in the Republic of Ireland.

HEAR has been set up by a number of colleges and universities as evidence shows that socio-economic disadvantage can have a negative effect on how well a student does at school and whether they go on to college.

HEAR Applicants must meet a range of financial, social and cultural indicators to be considered for a reduced points place and extra college support.

Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) - Access College




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The Breaking the Mould Access Programme


The Breaking the Mould Access Programme, at IT Sligo is designed for students who have the ability to benefit from and succeed in higher education, but whom are under-represented at third level for various social and economic reasons such as long-term unemployment, low family income or little or no family tradition of progression onto higher education.  All participants have been nominated by their school and the Programme is available to all schools in Connaught and Co. Donegal.


Breaking the Mould Application Form 2015 - Institute of ...


BREAKING THE MOULD ACCESS PROGRAMME 2016 Entry


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Letterkenny Institute of Technology

ACCESS OFFICE

Learning Support Unit

The Learning Support Unit was established to encourage under–represented groups to enter third level and to provide these groups with support throughout their time at LYIT.

Who can we help?

Mature Students (age 23 years or older)

Students with physical or learning disabilities

Students from low income families  

Students in need of Maths support




Other services

Certificate in Preparatory Studies for Higher Education   


How to contact us and where to find us

The Learning Support Unit is located on the third floor of the main building, close to room 3453.

Brian McGonagle

Access Officer

(t) +35374 9186170

(e) brian.mcgonagle@lyit.ie


Roisin Mc Cormack

Learning Support Specialist

(t) +35374 9186172

(e) roisin.mccormack@lyit.ie

Adrienne Kearns


Learning Support Tutor

(t) +35374 9186174

USEFUL LINKS

www.studentfinance.ie

www.ahead.ie  

www.dyslexia.ie  

www.headstrong.ie  

www.deafhear.ie  


Access Office : Letterkenny IT - Letterkenny Institute of ...


Rosses Community School

Dungloe
Co. Donegal

 Tel: 074 95 21122
 Fax: 074 95 21001
 info@rossescommunityschool.ie

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