The Central Applications Office (CAO) will make its second round of offers this morning to students still awaiting a place in higher education.

The first round of offers were accepted very quickly this year, with over 33,000 students having already accepted offers.

This represents 75 per cent of the 49, 837 who received an offer in the first round.

Around 2,000 students will receive an offer this morning.

Students who receive an offer today have until 5:15 pm on Wednesday, September 4th to accept their place in college.

Once the second round has been concluded, colleges will continue to fill up any remaining vacancies until the middle of October.