What is HEAR?
The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is a higher education admissions scheme for Leaving Certificate students (under 23) whose economic or social background are underrepresented in higher education.
What can HEAR do for me?
Who is the the HEAR access route for?
How do I apply?
Application Guides, Resources and Forms
Check out this page for printable resources to help support your HEAR application.
Frequently Asked Questions
News and Events
HEAR Application Information Session 2023
This session includes a general presentation on HEAR and how to apply to it, as well as a Questions and Answers session on how to make a successful application. It will also provide an opportunity for you and/or your parent(s)/ guardian(s) to meet members of the HEAR team online and find out how the scheme works.
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HEAR Application Information Session 2022
If you missed the HEAR Application Information Session which was hosted live on Saturday 8 January or just want to revise the information provided, here