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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 5,352 Views 4 Comments

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

"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 26,442 Views 111 Comments

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

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?

Sep 19th 2016, 11:00 AM 11,044 Views 36 Comments

Getting the balance right in college can be tough. We asked students how to manage being happy AND productive.

13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand
# Mammy Dinners
From The Daily Edge
# Mammy Dinners

13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand

Sep 17th 2016, 8:15 PM 13,903 Views 0 Comments

So many “When will you be home?” texts. So many.

13 of the most Freshers' Week things that ever happened in Ireland
# Freshers Week
From The Daily Edge
# Freshers Week

13 of the most Freshers' Week things that ever happened in Ireland

Sep 12th 2016, 1:12 PM 8,403 Views 0 Comments

Havoc and destruction.

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'
# Niteline
# Niteline

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'

Sep 11th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,573 Views 4 Comments

Meet the volunteers answering late-night calls from students who need to talk.

Flying the nest: What to pack and how to settle in
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

Flying the nest: What to pack and how to settle in

Sep 5th 2016, 11:00 AM 10,296 Views 2 Comments

New job, new third-level world, or even just finally getting enough cash to move from your parents’ house to your own space: our guide to getting settled.

College can be the best time of your life - here's how to make the most of it
# Opinion
# Opinion

College can be the best time of your life - here's how to make the most of it

Sep 5th 2016, 7:00 AM 626 Views 6 Comments

Jack Power’s been there – and he knows college can be terrifying. But he has some practical ways to make sure it’s an enjoyable experience.

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today
# Third Level
# Third Level

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Sep 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 17,310 Views 9 Comments

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

This lad's super elaborate goodbye gift for his girlfriend is going viral
# Goals
From The Daily Edge
# Goals

This lad's super elaborate goodbye gift for his girlfriend is going viral

Aug 30th 2016, 10:04 PM 10,274 Views 4 Comments

Misty water-coloured meeeemories, of the way we were~

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre
# We Got The Beat
# We Got The Beat

There's a real life School of Rock in Dublin city centre

Aug 28th 2016, 9:00 PM 21,146 Views 12 Comments

“It’s just like any job – you need to be working on your instrument eight hours a day.”

11 things you'll know if you lived in Shanowen during college
# Shanowen
From The Daily Edge
# Shanowen

11 things you'll know if you lived in Shanowen during college

Aug 28th 2016, 8:15 PM 8,937 Views 0 Comments

Were you Shanowen Hall or Shanowen Square?

Should students chase jobs when applying for college courses?
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

Should students chase jobs when applying for college courses?

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:00 PM 256 Views 14 Comments

Betty McLaughlin from the Institute of Guidance Counsellors says that there is more to college than preparing for a job.

CAO 2016: Where are all the applicants coming from?
# Offers
# Offers

CAO 2016: Where are all the applicants coming from?

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:20 AM 20,547 Views 7 Comments

There are over 80,000 people waiting to hear if they’ve landed their favoured college spot.

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?
# Explainer
# Explainer

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:02 AM 26,602 Views 14 Comments

Here’s all you need to know

This mam made a cardboard cut out of the family dog for her son to take to college
# Good Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Good Boy

This mam made a cardboard cut out of the family dog for her son to take to college

Aug 21st 2016, 11:30 AM 5,173 Views 1 Comment

Best present ever.

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?

Aug 19th 2016, 5:24 PM 37,705 Views 52 Comments

As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.

10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America
# Student Life
From The Daily Edge
# Student Life

10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America

Aug 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 18,545 Views 4 Comments

The movies lied to us.

60% of parents going into debt so their child can go to college
# Student Finance
# Student Finance

60% of parents going into debt so their child can go to college

Aug 18th 2016, 10:51 AM 13,494 Views 60 Comments

A study by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows that 87% of parents spend an average of €447 a month to cover the cost of going to college.

These college freshers gave their student accommodation an insane makeover
# Fancy
From The Daily Edge
# Fancy

These college freshers gave their student accommodation an insane makeover

Aug 17th 2016, 9:00 PM 10,927 Views 2 Comments

Woah.

It's a nightmare to find students digs, so the government is hiring someone to help
# For Rent
# For Rent

It's a nightmare to find students digs, so the government is hiring someone to help

Aug 2nd 2016, 4:55 PM 14,764 Views 25 Comments

An allocation of €49,000 has been given for a new student accommodation officer.

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free?

Jul 11th 2016, 9:21 AM 30,912 Views 139 Comments

The option of introducing a student loan system is also on the table.

30 milestones in the life of every Irish college student
# You Learn
From The Daily Edge
# You Learn

30 milestones in the life of every Irish college student

May 26th 2016, 9:30 PM 10,196 Views 7 Comments

The biggest, harshest learning curve of all.

15 Things You'll Only Know If You Went To UCC
# Boole 4
From The Daily Edge
# Boole 4

15 Things You'll Only Know If You Went To UCC

May 22nd 2016, 10:00 PM 5,315 Views 1 Comment

Can ANYONE find their way around the O’Rahilly Building?

19 things that could only be spotted at NCAD
# Only In Ncad
From The Daily Edge
# Only In Ncad

19 things that could only be spotted at NCAD

May 10th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,442 Views 2 Comments

It’s a hell of a place.

This student handed up a brutally honest assignment that turned into a lovely invitation
# College Life
From The Daily Edge
# College Life

This student handed up a brutally honest assignment that turned into a lovely invitation

Apr 28th 2016, 11:57 AM 9,677 Views 0 Comments

Sound.

14 things you'll know if you went to St Pat's
# Pats
From The Daily Edge
# Pats

14 things you'll know if you went to St Pat's

Apr 17th 2016, 9:30 AM 18,760 Views 5 Comments

Filling today’s young minds with the love of learning… and county colours nights.

Can We Guess What Irish College You Went To?
# College
From The Daily Edge
# College

Can We Guess What Irish College You Went To?

Apr 16th 2016, 6:00 PM 21,655 Views 20 Comments

YES WE CAN.

An Irish gal emailed her lecturer while locked at the races and it was mortifying
# Take Back The North
From The Daily Edge
# Take Back The North

An Irish gal emailed her lecturer while locked at the races and it was mortifying

Apr 12th 2016, 9:11 AM 16,299 Views 0 Comments

Hilarious, but mortifying.

11 things you'll only get if you went to UL
# It's Limerick Citayyy
From The Daily Edge
# It's Limerick Citayyy

11 things you'll only get if you went to UL

Apr 7th 2016, 2:26 PM 10,584 Views 3 Comments

You going the Lodge?

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so
# Cold Hard Cash
# Cold Hard Cash

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so

Mar 24th 2016, 6:51 PM 11,106 Views 27 Comments

The union said a 1% levy on profits could be used to remove the €3,000 student registration fee.

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham
# Place Your Bets
# Place Your Bets

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:54 PM 27,916 Views 56 Comments

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true
# Arts Degree
From The Daily Edge
# Arts Degree

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true

Mar 5th 2016, 3:00 PM 7,991 Views 0 Comments

GIDDENS, GIDDENS.

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage
# Gender Imbalance
# Gender Imbalance

Women urged to apply for construction courses to help "critical" graduate shortage

Feb 16th 2016, 6:09 AM 11,900 Views 22 Comments

It is claimed that there will be a “substantial” lack of graduates in building-related sectors

14 things you'll know if you lived on campus in DCU
# Larkfield
From The Daily Edge
# Larkfield

14 things you'll know if you lived on campus in DCU

Feb 14th 2016, 11:00 AM 18,410 Views 3 Comments

Great, as long as you weren’t hoping to swing any cats.

Why one Irish girl signed up to date 'sugar daddies'
# Sugar Baby
# Sugar Baby

Why one Irish girl signed up to date 'sugar daddies'

Feb 6th 2016, 9:30 AM 42,109 Views 77 Comments

And what it’s really like.

Why one Irish girl signed up to date 'sugar daddies'
# Sugar Baby
From The Daily Edge
# Sugar Baby

Why one Irish girl signed up to date 'sugar daddies'

Feb 5th 2016, 2:14 PM 9,905 Views 4 Comments

And what it’s really like.

14 differences between dating in college and dating in the real world
# I'm Yellin Tinder
From The Daily Edge
# I'm Yellin Tinder

14 differences between dating in college and dating in the real world

Jan 16th 2016, 8:15 PM 14,018 Views 1 Comment

“Is this a date?” – You on a daily basis.

Lecturers at the country's institutes of technology are going on strike
# Striiiiike
# Striiiiike

Lecturers at the country's institutes of technology are going on strike

Jan 12th 2016, 12:29 PM 16,167 Views 25 Comments

The strike day will take place next month.