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Irish Government extends post study work opportunities for international graduates

20 June 2017

New two-year scheme for international graduates from Irish universities.

The Irish Government has extended the time international students can to remain in the country looking for employment after they graduate from an Irish university.

Under the Third Level Graduate Scheme, non-EEA students can now spend two years seeking a graduate-level job and can stay in Ireland for as long as they hold that job. This scheme was extended from 12 months to 24 months earlier this year, giving even more opportunity for international graduates to start their careers in Ireland.
University College Dublin (UCD) is a recognised University under this scheme and also benefits from being located in a city home to large multinational companies and exciting industries.

University College Dublin International Study Centre offers a choice of pathways to UCD – ranked one of the top 200 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2017). Find out more about UCD International Study Centre.

Check the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service website for the latest information on this scheme.

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