The Higher Education Authority allocated €1.9m among Higher Education Institutions for the purpose of enabling access services to deliver local COVID responses that support vulnerable students. The funding will be used at Maynooth University to support to support the National Plan for Equity of Access 2015-2021 objectives of attracting and retaining students from National Access Plan target groups during the COVID-19 period.
Date: Wednesday, 16 December 2020
Up to 20 young people who are blind or visually impaired attended a three-day residential summer camp hosted by the National Council for the Blind Ireland (NCBI) and Maynooth University Access Programme (MAP).
Date: Tuesday, 16 July 2019
Maynooth’s sector-leading growth comes at a time when overall CAO application figures have remained relatively flat, increasing by 1%.
Date: Sunday, 10 March 2019
Maynooth University welcomes 1,500 students and supporters for Ireland's largest University Access orientation programme
Launchpad orientation this weekend at Maynooth University is unique in Irish higher education due to its scale of participation and friendly setting
Date: Friday, 07 September 2018
Innovative new programme will support more than 100 students from marginalised groups in becoming teachers.
Date: Wednesday, 18 April 2018
The Maynooth University Access Programme Achievement Awards celebrate success in the field of education inclusivity.
Date: Monday, 16 April 2018
ALL (Assisting Living and Learning) Institute is a multi-disciplinary and collaborative centre for the development and promotion of Assistive Technology and Supports for people, especially those marginalised through disability or impairment, enabling them achieve well-being at all stages of their lives.
Date: Thursday, 16 November 2017
Maynooth University welcomes 900 students for largest University Access Orientation Programme in Ireland
Launchpad is unique in Irish higher education due to its scale; over 900 new students and 1,100 of their supporters attend the programme. Students attending Launchpad have entered Maynooth through HEAR (Higher Education Access Route), DARE (Disability Access Route to Education), further education and training, or the entry routes for mature students.
Date: Monday, 04 September 2017
Maynooth University presented awards for exceptional achievement to over 150 second level students and 30 teachers from Kildare, Offaly, West Dublin and Kilkenny.
Date: Monday, 23 May 2016
Professor Philip Nolan, President of Maynooth University and Rose Ryan, Director of the Maynooth University Access Programme (MAP), presented awards for exceptional achievement to over 150 second level students and 30 teachers in an award ceremony held at Maynooth University on Wednesday, 18 May.
Date: Thursday, 19 May 2016