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# college - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

Aug 15th 2018, 8:15 PM 12,747 Views 18 Comments

And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?

# college - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment
# Consent
# Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

Aug 7th 2018, 8:41 AM 20,732 Views 118 Comments

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

# college - Thursday 2 August, 2018

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students
# College
# College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 38,725 Views 3 Comments

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

# college - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees
# College
# College

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees

Jul 28th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,454 Views 24 Comments

People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.

# college - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow

Jun 30th 2018, 11:00 AM 9,282 Views 2 Comments

From 5.15pm tomorrow, applicants will no longer be able to change their preferences for the courses they would like to do.

# college - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Fall of Irish universities in world rankings 'disappointing but not a surprise'
# Education
# Education

Fall of Irish universities in world rankings 'disappointing but not a surprise'

Jun 6th 2018, 9:53 PM 27,938 Views 44 Comments

Trinity College Dublin has lost its place in the top 100 universities.

# college - Friday 18 May, 2018

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college
# Scorecards
# Scorecards

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college

May 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,190 Views 29 Comments

“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.

# college - Saturday 10 March, 2018

50% body burn used to kill people up to the age of 40 but now half can survive 95% burn
# Research
# Research

50% body burn used to kill people up to the age of 40 but now half can survive 95% burn

Mar 10th 2018, 5:30 PM 18,361 Views 9 Comments

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.

# college - Monday 5 March, 2018

'I started using a wheelchair at 18 and instantly became isolated but I just want to be wanted, like everybody else'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I started using a wheelchair at 18 and instantly became isolated but I just want to be wanted, like everybody else'

Mar 5th 2018, 6:30 AM 24,999 Views 10 Comments

‘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.

# college - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations
# Videodoc
# Videodoc

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations

Feb 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 16,397 Views 12 Comments

The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.

# college - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences
# Rise Of The Machines
# Rise Of The Machines

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

Jan 28th 2018, 6:30 PM 25,062 Views 72 Comments

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

# college - Monday 22 January, 2018

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Jan 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,046 Views 43 Comments

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

# college - Friday 19 January, 2018

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Jan 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,171 Views 23 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.

# college - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college'
# Third Level
# Third Level

Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college'

Jan 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 42,556 Views 104 Comments

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.

# college - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Poll: Do we put too much emphasis on third-level education/going to college?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do we put too much emphasis on third-level education/going to college?

Dec 5th 2017, 8:07 AM 22,231 Views 81 Comments

New statistics show that private schools still have greater numbers of students progressing to third-level.

# college - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person'
# Education Fair
# Education Fair

'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person'

Nov 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 5,755 Views 2 Comments

An education fair is being held to showcase options for young people in care.

# college - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Student arrested after police officer shot and killed at Texas college
# Texas Tech
# Texas Tech

Student arrested after police officer shot and killed at Texas college

Oct 10th 2017, 6:59 AM 8,026 Views 0 Comments

The student was being taken for a “standard debriefing” after drugs were found in his room.

# college - Friday 6 October, 2017

Woman threatened with gun in UCD campus shop raid
# Belfield
# Belfield

Woman threatened with gun in UCD campus shop raid

Oct 6th 2017, 7:32 AM 25,864 Views 14 Comments

The incident happened at the Centra shop on campus on Wednesday evening.

# college - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg

Sep 27th 2017, 9:03 PM 6,586 Views 3 Comments

The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.

# college - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'
# IT Carlow
# IT Carlow

New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'

Sep 5th 2017, 6:20 AM 11,108 Views 14 Comments

18 students will soon start the honours degree course, the first of its kind in Ireland.

# college - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?
# Seeking Arrangement
# Seeking Arrangement

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:30 PM 41,480 Views 55 Comments

The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.

# college - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here from 6am
# CAO
# CAO

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here from 6am

Aug 20th 2017, 8:15 AM 33,655 Views 8 Comments

Whatever the college, whatever the course, we have you covered.

# college - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America
# Namely: Debt
From The Daily Edge
# Namely: Debt

12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America

Jul 19th 2017, 8:00 AM 35,961 Views 4 Comments

Fraternity houses would not work here at all.

# college - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin
# Student Gaffs
From The Daily Edge
# Student Gaffs

8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin

Jul 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 6,953 Views 3 Comments

That’s a lot of instant noodles.

# college - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college'
# Column
# Column

'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college'

Jul 16th 2017, 3:00 PM 18,460 Views 98 Comments

I can’t afford to go to college in September because I am unemployed, writes Declan Lavin.

# college - Saturday 15 July, 2017

These students want to use ice-cream to help ex-prisoners find employment
# Second Scoop
# Second Scoop

These students want to use ice-cream to help ex-prisoners find employment

Jul 15th 2017, 8:00 PM 10,201 Views 18 Comments

We spoke to the students and Stan Yanchev, who works with them.

# college - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know
# Mature Students
# Mature Students

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Jul 6th 2017, 6:20 AM 17,865 Views 3 Comments

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# college - Monday 3 July, 2017

The 15 people you will find in class in every arts degree
# Tag Yourself
From The Daily Edge
# Tag Yourself

The 15 people you will find in class in every arts degree

Jul 3rd 2017, 9:00 PM 10,258 Views 7 Comments

Are you the GAA boy skulling a carton of milk in class?

# college - Friday 30 June, 2017

Last-minute surge expected ahead of CAO change-of-mind deadline tomorrow
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Last-minute surge expected ahead of CAO change-of-mind deadline tomorrow

Jun 30th 2017, 7:20 AM 8,031 Views 2 Comments

Last year, over half of applicants made changes before the deadline.

# college - Monday 15 May, 2017

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?

May 15th 2017, 12:45 PM 26,143 Views 32 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# college - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'No plans' to close GMIT Mayo campus despite Luke 'Ming' Flanagan claims
# COllege Row
# COllege Row

'No plans' to close GMIT Mayo campus despite Luke 'Ming' Flanagan claims

May 11th 2017, 6:06 AM 14,423 Views 13 Comments

The MEP yesterday released a statement claiming that the campus had been downgraded without consultation or transparency.

# college - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Nicki Minaj helped loads of her fans pay off their college fees over Twitter last night
# Feeling Flaithulach
From The Daily Edge
# Feeling Flaithulach

Nicki Minaj helped loads of her fans pay off their college fees over Twitter last night

May 7th 2017, 3:34 PM 5,709 Views 1 Comment

She handed out approximately $22,000, by our calculations. Hon the Nicki!

# college - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list
# Good Job
# Good Job

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list

May 3rd 2017, 4:13 PM 56,966 Views 10 Comments

Which came out on top?

# college - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year
# Drop Outs
# Drop Outs

'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year

Apr 27th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,661 Views 58 Comments

While the majority make it to their second year, a sizeable portion of students do not.

# college - Sunday 8 January, 2017

How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams

Jan 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 75,574 Views 34 Comments

“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.”

# college - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18
# Hard Knock Life
# Hard Knock Life

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 31,263 Views 34 Comments

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

# college - Thursday 24 November, 2016

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity
# The Farm
# The Farm

European Investment Bank to invest €100 million in UCC and €70 million in Trinity

Nov 24th 2016, 9:40 AM 12,959 Views 39 Comments

The developments will support hundreds of jobs and focus on improved student accommodation and research facilities.

# college - Friday 4 November, 2016

This student from Co Down tested his US classmates on Nordie slang, and they hadn't a clue
# A Wee Dander
From The Daily Edge
# A Wee Dander

This student from Co Down tested his US classmates on Nordie slang, and they hadn't a clue

Nov 4th 2016, 8:28 AM 4,096 Views 4 Comments

Do you think I came down the Lagan in a bubble though? Do you?

# college - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Waterford IT celebrated the birthday of its oldest student in the loveliest way
# Nothing But A Number
From The Daily Edge
# Nothing But A Number

Waterford IT celebrated the birthday of its oldest student in the loveliest way

Oct 29th 2016, 11:23 AM 5,164 Views 4 Comments

Tom Boyle, a law student, turned 79 earlier this week. <3

# college - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

"We cannot take this anymore" - Thousands of students take to the streets of Dublin
# Protest
# Protest

"We cannot take this anymore" - Thousands of students take to the streets of Dublin

Oct 19th 2016, 4:28 PM 26,416 Views 111 Comments

Students are objecting to any consideration of the introduction of a student loan scheme in Ireland.