Nos projets - Projets 2A - Anglais - Présentations UP - Ireland – Présentation

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Nos projets - Projets 2A - Anglais - Présentations UP - Ireland – Présentation

  1. 1. PLAN I) Introduction to Ireland II) Student life III) Internship IV) Testimonials
  2. 2. I) Introduction To Ireland Celtic tribes arrived on the island between 600-150 B.C Invasions by Norsemen in the late 8th English invasions in the 12th century 1921 resulted in independence from the UK for 26 southern countries
  3. 3. Geography •Main cities : •Western Europe •Dublin (capital) •Cork •West of Great Britain •Limerick •Galway •In the North Atlantic •Waterford Ocean •Area : 70 280 Km² •Occupying five-sixths •Water : 2% of Land under cultivation : 13% • the island of Ireland •Wild pasture lands : 68% •Forest : 5%
  4. 4. Demographics 4,203,200 people Median age : 35 years Population growth rate : 1.12% Life expectancy at birth: 78.24 years
  5. 5. 12% 20.90% 0-14 years 15-64 years 67.10% 65 years and over
  6. 6. Economy Key component of Irelands economy  GDP
  7. 7. Agriculture; 5% IndustryServices 46% 49%
  8. 8. GDP $ billions196194192190188186184182180178176 2006 2007 2008
  9. 9. Economy Key component of Irelands economy  GDP  Labour force
  10. 10. Agriculture 6% Industry 27%Services 67%
  11. 11. Economy Key component of Irelands economy  GDP  Labour force  Unemployment
  12. 12. Unemployment rate7.00%6.00%5.00%4.00%3.00%2.00%1.00%0.00% 2006 2007 2008
  13. 13. II) Student life 171 000 students 7 Universities and 16 Technological Institutes A long tradition of providing education for international students
  14. 14. Partner University with ESDES Athlone - Athlone Institute of Technology Dublin - Dublin Business School Dundalk - Dundalk Institute of Technology Galway - Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
  15. 15. Partner University Instance of Dundalk Institute of technology • 3 445 Students • 600 students in business studies’ department
  16. 16. Union of Students in Ireland Founded in 1959 250 000 students Several rules
  17. 17. Union of Students in Ireland 4 rules:  Education & training system open to all  Development of art and literature  Right of students  Provision of student services
  18. 18. III) Internship Visa • Advantage of European area • limits for employment
  19. 19.  Internships available • Skilled workers • Hotels and restaurants

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