There will be over 40 exhibitors attending including all the major Universities, Institutes of Technologies as well as PLC and Agricultural Colleges.
In addition, there will be information on Adult Education, Apprenticeships, the Defence Forces, An Garda Siochana and careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths).
Furthermore, financial advice will be available from the Credit Union and SUSI. Finally, there will be some presentations running on the night covering such topics as the transition from post-primary to third level education and choosing a career path.
Speaking at the launch of the event Principal of Portlaoise College, Noel Daly, said, “We are delighted to be hosting this event. This is a wonderful opportunity for learners in the Portlaoise area to access information which can help them make wise post school choices”.
Carol Dempsey, speaking on behalf of the People First Credit Union, said, “This event is free to all and offers an exciting opportunity for students, parents and adults to attend such an exhibition.
“We are thrilled to be supporting the event and will be available on the night to offer financial advice.”
Keep an eye on Portlaoise College on twitter and www.portlaoisecollege.ie for more information.
The event gets underway at 7pm in Portlaoise College and is open to all students and their parents from around the county and beyond.