Meaning of third-level in English:



mainly Irish
  • Relating to or denoting education at a college or university.

    ‘A further six members will be nominated by the three main teacher unions, two by colleges of education and two by third-level bodies.’
    • ‘His college friends were earning a wage after four years in third-level education but he was still a guest of my parents munificence.’
    • ‘Student tickets will also be issued on production of a valid Student Identity Card issued by a recognised third-level college in the Republic of Ireland.’
    • ‘The company sponsors the prize in all third-level colleges to promote science as a career among students.’
    • ‘However, the minister was at pains to stress the need for greater co-operation between third-level colleges if the fourth tier is to become a success.’
    • ‘Good luck to all students who are back in school and also to those who will be attending third-level colleges in the next few weeks.’
    • ‘A similar study of third-level colleges found Trinity to be litter-free, while UCD was branded heavily littered.’
    • ‘Last year, UCC became the first Irish college to introduce a third-level course dedicated to family business management.’
    • ‘There is a growing appreciation of the important contribution that the third-level colleges make in response to changing skills needs.’
    • ‘The first round of offers for third-level college places will be made by the following Monday.’
    • ‘It was designed to introduce children to the idea of going to third-level college and show them the sort of activities that go on there.’
    • ‘I'm going to visit colleges and third-level institutions around Leinster and around Ireland.’
    • ‘All third-level colleges delivering these courses will be available to answer any queries on the evening.’
    • ‘The increase in the numbers attending third-level colleges in the last fifteen years has been astounding.’
    • ‘A third-level college and more housing for the area are other key issues for him.’
    • ‘He also ruled out reports that he has plans to reintroduce fees for third-level college.’
    • ‘It was great to read that more Carlow students than ever before are going on to third-level Education.’
    • ‘Waterford is doing extraordinarily well with 75% of its employees having a third-level education.’
    • ‘Gateways are areas with urban populations of more than 100,000, with strong second and third-level education facilities.’
    • ‘Many young people never aspire to third-level education and make an extremely valuable contribution to their schools and their communities.’
    higher-level, higher, tertiary, third-level