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St Mary's, Strawberry Hill has been recognised as one of the highest quality providers of training for primary and secondary teachers in the country.

In order to be considered for interview in Belfast (28th January 2020) or Derry (29th January 2020), applicants must submit their UCAS application two weeks before these dates.

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For futher information about studying a teacher training at St Mary's, please email the relevant team:

Student stories

leigh-anneLeigh-Anne Deegan

"Moving away from Ireland was a very difficult decision and not one I made lightly, and at times it is still difficult being away from home, but the support I receive at St Mary’s has made that process so much easier..."
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georgiaGeorgina Malone

"To any Irish candidates who are considering studying with St Mary’s, it is a brilliant route to take and I am incredibly glad that I have done so. Although it is a new country, it is like a home away from home!"
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Meet us in Ireland 

Our Primary and Secondary Initial Education courses have been judged by Ofsted, the government department that regulates teacher training, to be ‘outstanding’ - the highest grade attainable in an Ofsted inspection.

We are holding PGCE Primary, PGCE Secondary and BA Primary Education interviews in Northern Ireland in January 2020.

We host events in Ireland throughout the year, inlcuding Q&As, training to teach presentations and one-to-ones. Any upcoming events will be added here. 

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