Why do international students continue to choose Ireland?

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IUMC Study Medicine and Dentistry in Ireland 2021

Why do international students continue to choose Ireland?

There are many reasons why students from all over the world come to study in Ireland. Ireland has always had a reputation for producing excellent clinicians, with Irish-trained doctors and dentists holding leading positions in the world’s top medical institutes. Away from the classroom, it’s also a great place for students! Almost 40% of the population of Ireland is under the age of 40, and Dublin, Cork and Galway are all vibrant cosmopolitan cities with great restaurants, cafes and nightlife.

But don’t take our word for it! Our student’s are the greatest champions for spreading the message of why choosing to study in Ireland was such a great decision, so we’ll let them take over from here!

Charles, Trinity College Dublin

Charles from Vietnam outlines the benefits of choosing Ireland for his dentistry studies.
Trinity College Dublin is one of Europe’s oldest universities. The School, through its educational programmes, strives to be innovative, research-driven and interdisciplinary and today, it is an international leader in biomedical research and education.

William, NUI Galway

William from Singapore is one of many international students attaining a world-class education at National University of Ireland, Galway School of Medicine
National University of Ireland, Galway was established in 1845 and is one of Ireland’s foremost centres of academic excellence. With over 17,000 students in total attending NUI Galway, and a very international student population, NUI Galway has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and research in Medicine. 

Maria, University College Cork

Maria from Egypt explains why she is so happy that she chose to study at University College Cork.
Founded in 1845, University College Cork (UCC) has a long history in medical education and combines a rich tradition of teaching, research and scholarship. Today, almost 3000 international students from over 100 countries attend the University.

Suraya, University College Dublin

Suraya from Malaysia shares her experiences of studying at University College Dublin.
From your first day in the dissection lab to the start of your clinical training, student life at UCD Medicine is a stimulating, diverse and vibrant experience. When you choose Medicine at UCD, you choose early patient contact, a world-class curriculum and an unrivalled calendar of social and extra-curricular activities.

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