International Students Study in Dublin, Ireland
Portobello College Dublin
We recognise that students making the transition to the Irish
education system need support and advice on many day-to-day issues.
The International office at Portobello College gives significant support
to International students during their studies.
The International Office offers assistance to students in the
Applications for Admissions –assessment of academic
qualifications and issue of Offer & Acceptance Letters.
Study Visa -
providing advice and college letters
needed to apply for a visa and to renew a visa once the student is in
Invitation Letters– for parents or relatives who
wish to visit students in Ireland
Academic Support– we monitor students’ progress in
liaison with lecturers. Students are give advice and support in relation
to assays, assignments and exam preparation.
Career Guidance– advice on career choice, further
studies and finding work experience is given to students.
Academic Progress Reports– we provide parents and
guardians with information on how the student is performing and
behaving. Parents are also advised when the International Office is
visiting their country, should they wish to arrange a meeting to discuss
any aspects of their children’s education.
Monitoring of Attendance- attendance records are
rigorously kept and monitored.
– accommodation can be arranged with
carefully chosen host families.
– The Institute of Education prepares
students for the Irish pre-university examination; the Irish Leaving
Certificate students sit this exam in the final year of high school, the
exam allows entry to Irish and UK universities. Should you require any
Application on the Pre-University programmes please click on the
You are welcome to contact the International Office at
with any further enquiries.