Jamboree Alliance Admissions - Ireland
Why Study in Ireland?
Ireland is a country steeped in tradition and history with a long established reputation for its education experience. Key industries in Ireland are Life science, Bio-pharma, medical devices, IT, software and engineering. These include multinational companies like Apple, Intel, Pfizer, IBM, Citi, Facebook, Yahoo, Google, Linkedin, Boston scientific and many more… Ireland also has eight of the world’s top ten IT companies and pharmaceutical and life sciences companies and half of the world’s major financial services companies.
Average per capita income of Europe is Euros 28000 but the average per capita income of Ireland is Eurs 36000. Ireland is the only country in the Euro Zone where English is the language of communication.
Average per capita income of Europe is Euros 28000 but the average per capita income
of Ireland is Eurs 36000. Ireland is the only country in the Euro Zone where English
is the language of communication.
Top 3 sectors in Ireland
Computer Science/ IT
Why it is the hub for IT?
+ Ireland is the 2nd largest exporter of computers in the world.
+ All top IT companies like Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft have their European headquarters in Ireland.
+ There are a lot of IT parks surrounding the universities.
+ FDI of Ireland is higher than the combined FDI of Brazil, India, China and Russia.
+ Head of Paypal is based out of Dublin for 9 years.
+ 6 out of the top 8 biptech companies have headquarters based out of Ireland.
+ Plenty of jobs available in this sector.
+ 60% of the medical devices in the world are made in Ireland.
+ There is a lot of emphasis on this as the government directly focuses on this sector.
+ There is a lot of scope for telecommunication, mobile communication, mobile technology etc.
+ Also, the Shannon Free Zone is in Ireland. Shannon Free Zone is a 2.43 square kilometers (600 acres), international business park adjacent to Shannon Airport, County Clare, Ireland which is 18 km from Ennis and 20 km from Limerick city. Businesses based on the site enjoy special tax incentives on staff and profits. This has served to attract a large number of multinational companies. Currently there are over 100 international firms and 6,500 people employed at Shannon Free Zone in a diverse range of activities. Companies who have invested at Shannon include Avocent, Kraus & Naimer, GE Capital, Precision Castparts Corp., Genworth, Ingersoll Rand, Intel, Lufthansa Technik etc.
Work opportunities in Ireland
+ International students can work part time for 20 hours per week.
+ There are a lot of universities that offer internships as a part of the program.
+ Every student in Ireland gets a 1 year job search visa in Ireland after their studies to work full time. If during this period, the student is able to get a job of Euros 30000 per annum then he is issued a green card for 2 years time. If during this 2 years he is able to maintain this then this green card is extended for indefinite period then after 5 years he can get an Irish passport.
Universities in Ireland
+ University College Dublin
+ Dublin City University
+ National University of Ireland, Maynooth
+ National University of Ireland, Galway
+ University college cork
+ University of Limerick
+ Waterford institute of Technology