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It is the policy of Liberties College to interview all applicants who fulfil the basic entry requirements for selected courses.
The interview provides you with the opportunity to demonstrate your commitment to the specialist area and your capacity for self motivated and independent study.
It is also an opportunity for you to express your interest and enthusiasm and to address any questions you may have to course tutors.
Liberties College is committed to the fair and equal treatment of all applications.

Deferred Entry

An applicant who receives an offer of a course place may seek to defer entry to the next academic year. There is a maximum flexibility policy in relation to these requests and generally all requests are granted subject to the programme being available in the next academic year.

Mature Applicants

We welcome applications from mature candidates (i.e over 21 years), who may not have completed a Leaving Certificate. You should apply in the normal manner.
If you are receiving Social Welfare Benefits, it is probable that you can return to full-time education as a VTOS student without any loss of income. For further details go to
Adult Community and Further Education

International Applicants

We welcome applications from suitably qualified international candidates and we value the cultural diversity and richness this brings to the life of the college.
All courses are conducted through English and candidates should demonstrate at interview that their English is good enough to meet the requirements of the course.
Non-EU nationals are charged a tuition fee as determined by the Department of Education and Science.
Tuition fees must be paid in addition to standard course charges.
Some categories of non-EU citizens resident in Ireland are exempt from tuition fees.
Further Details are available from the Admissions Office at 01 4540044

Student Welfare and Services

Liberties College offers a range of support services to assist students in the enjoyable and successful completion of their course.

• Career Guidance
Career Guidance is available to all students on both individual and group basis. Career talks are organised throughout the year. Arrangements are made for students to attend Open Days in Third Level colleges. Guidance is provided for application through the CAO, UCAS and how to apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme

• Counselling
Students experiencing personal difficulties can avail of confidential counselling through the Counselling Service.

• Learning Support
The Learning Support team is there to help students with any difficulties they might be having in completing assignments. This service can be accessed by texting 085 7354866 with your request. A member of the team will get in touch with you. Students with specific learning difficulties may be entitled to additional supports and services to successfully complete their programme of choice.
Funding for such supports as tuition, classroom assistance, adaptive technology, access, may be available from the Higher Education Authority. For details please contact the Admissions Office by phone 01 4540044 or E-mail to

• Student Council
Each class group elects a representative on the Student Council. The members of the Student Council elect their representative to the College Board of Management. This is a valuable and important way to
highlight issues of concern within the student body. The Student Council is also involved in the social life of the college: organising and developing social activities, promoting participation in events organised by the CDETB Social and Cultural Council

• Student Identity Card
A student identity card, with your photograph and identifying you as a student of Liberties College is available to all full-time students.

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