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Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
Another dozen parents charged in the case have also agreed to plead guilty.
CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year
A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.
Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected
The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.
There's still time to apply for some CAO courses through the 'Available Places' facility
Available Places are places that remain unfilled in particular courses after all offers have been made and waiting lists have been exhausted.
50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next
Over half of those applying for a Level 8 course will be offered their first choice.
Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?
And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?
70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment
54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.
CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students
A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.
Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees
People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.
Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow
From 5.15pm tomorrow, applicants will no longer be able to change their preferences for the courses they would like to do.
Fall of Irish universities in world rankings 'disappointing but not a surprise'
Trinity College Dublin has lost its place in the top 100 universities.
It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college
“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.
50% body burn used to kill people up to the age of 40 but now half can survive 95% burn
Researchers of a new study are hoping their findings inspire burn units to try to keep people with extensive burns alive as it can be done.
'I started using a wheelchair at 18 and instantly became isolated but I just want to be wanted, like everybody else'
‘People get tired of the fact that I live with my physical issues every day as if it’s a burden for them’, writes Niamh Ni Ruari.
374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations
The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.
Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences
The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.
One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems
Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.
Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork
Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.
Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college'
All I was left with was over three thousand worth of debt, no job prospects and a qualification no better than my Leaving Cert, writes Laura Buckley.
Poll: Do we put too much emphasis on third-level education/going to college?
New statistics show that private schools still have greater numbers of students progressing to third-level.
'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person'
An education fair is being held to showcase options for young people in care.
Student arrested after police officer shot and killed at Texas college
The student was being taken for a “standard debriefing” after drugs were found in his room.
Woman threatened with gun in UCD campus shop raid
The incident happened at the Centra shop on campus on Wednesday evening.
UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg
The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.
New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'
18 students will soon start the honours degree course, the first of its kind in Ireland.
Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?
The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.
Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here from 6am
Whatever the college, whatever the course, we have you covered.
12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America
Fraternity houses would not work here at all.
8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin
That’s a lot of instant noodles.
'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college'
I can’t afford to go to college in September because I am unemployed, writes Declan Lavin.
These students want to use ice-cream to help ex-prisoners find employment
We spoke to the students and Stan Yanchev, who works with them.
Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know
Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.
The 15 people you will find in class in every arts degree
Are you the GAA boy skulling a carton of milk in class?
Last-minute surge expected ahead of CAO change-of-mind deadline tomorrow
Last year, over half of applicants made changes before the deadline.
Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
'No plans' to close GMIT Mayo campus despite Luke 'Ming' Flanagan claims
The MEP yesterday released a statement claiming that the campus had been downgraded without consultation or transparency.
Nicki Minaj helped loads of her fans pay off their college fees over Twitter last night
She handed out approximately $22,000, by our calculations. Hon the Nicki!
Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list
Which came out on top?
'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year
While the majority make it to their second year, a sizeable portion of students do not.
How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams
“Once I sat in the library for 13 hours straight and didn’t even take a break. I did my thesis in one whole night.”