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A group of students built an adorable shrine to a cockroach left in their hall
# Internet Hero
From The Daily Edge
# Internet Hero

A group of students built an adorable shrine to a cockroach left in their hall

Dec 22nd 2015, 8:35 AM 3,665 Views 2 Comments

Rest in peace, Rosie Roach.

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea
# Column
# Column

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea

Dec 21st 2015, 12:00 PM 420 Views 74 Comments

We know very well the negative consequences of a student loan system. Just look at the United States, writes Julien Mercille.

Mr Belding graduates from college at the age of 65
# Saved By The Bell
# Saved By The Bell

Mr Belding graduates from college at the age of 65

Dec 15th 2015, 3:56 PM 20,337 Views 22 Comments

He left university as his acting career was taking off.

This lovely professor looked after a single mum's kids while she took an exam
# GOOD DEED
From The Daily Edge
# GOOD DEED

This lovely professor looked after a single mum's kids while she took an exam

Dec 14th 2015, 5:00 PM 6,073 Views 2 Comments

Dr Krebs is the internet’s latest hero.

This absolute chancer of a student sent this email the night before his exam
# As If
From The Daily Edge
# As If

This absolute chancer of a student sent this email the night before his exam

Dec 6th 2015, 12:05 PM 10,247 Views 1 Comment

Laaaazy.

14 reasons Dublin is the best place to go to college
# Next Level
From The Daily Edge
# Next Level

14 reasons Dublin is the best place to go to college

Dec 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 7,756 Views 5 Comments

The city where hungover dreams are made.

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed

Nov 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,595 Views 40 Comments

…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.

Do you know how you're going to afford to send your kids to college? You could sacrifice your daily coffee
# Opinion
# Opinion

Do you know how you're going to afford to send your kids to college? You could sacrifice your daily coffee

Nov 5th 2015, 8:00 AM 638 Views 68 Comments

How do you plan to pay for the education costs for your little ones? It’s time to start planning now, writes Eamon Dwyer.

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State
# Central College Limerick
# Central College Limerick

Limerick college's website 'hacked' by group claiming to be Islamic State

Oct 8th 2015, 12:54 PM 13,185 Views 52 Comments

It has since been taken down.

A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration
# America
# America

A history of violence: 10 dead in a US college shooting is not an aberration

Oct 3rd 2015, 7:30 AM 9,007 Views 33 Comments

294 shootings in 267 days…

Staff at Limerick IT being paid €72,000 to 'do nothing'
# Surplus To Requirements
# Surplus To Requirements

Staff at Limerick IT being paid €72,000 to 'do nothing'

Sep 24th 2015, 1:55 PM 33,081 Views 59 Comments

“That’s absolutely crackers isn’t it? I mean it’s just bananas.”

This perfectly-timed photo looks REALLY like Glen Hansard
# Glen Houndsard
From The Daily Edge
# Glen Houndsard

This perfectly-timed photo looks REALLY like Glen Hansard

Sep 21st 2015, 10:45 AM 5,093 Views 4 Comments

Woo-nce.

10 things all twentysomethings say, and what they really mean
# Reality Bites
From The Daily Edge
# Reality Bites

10 things all twentysomethings say, and what they really mean

Sep 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 13,054 Views 3 Comments

¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students
# Swanky Pad
# Swanky Pad

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students

Sep 10th 2015, 6:05 AM 34,359 Views 18 Comments

London has an even greater property shortage than Dublin, but many of its exclusive properties are being rented by wealthy foreign college students.

Getting used to all that freedom, and other advice for new college students...
# Opinion
# Opinion

Getting used to all that freedom, and other advice for new college students...

Sep 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 2,563 Views 15 Comments

Students have far more freedom and it’s a significant transition from leaving cert studies, writes Larry Donnelly.

This student found an excellent college 'care package' hidden in their dorm room wall
# Man I Love College
From The Daily Edge
# Man I Love College

This student found an excellent college 'care package' hidden in their dorm room wall

Sep 3rd 2015, 11:09 AM 9,615 Views 1 Comment

THE DREAM.

We're facing the prospect of students turning down college places because they can't afford to survive
# Accommodation Crisis
# Accommodation Crisis

We're facing the prospect of students turning down college places because they can't afford to survive

Aug 21st 2015, 1:00 PM 395 Views 48 Comments

The student accommodation crisis is a barrier to education, and it needs action now, says USI president Kevin Donoghue.

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time
# CAO 2015
# CAO 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Aug 17th 2015, 3:09 PM 14,494 Views 9 Comments

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

15 realistic college tips all new students need to know
# Late Lectures
From The Daily Edge
# Late Lectures

15 realistic college tips all new students need to know

Aug 17th 2015, 1:16 PM 12,051 Views 4 Comments

Let’s not sugarcoat things.

The CAO Round One offers in numbers
# Round One
# Round One

The CAO Round One offers in numbers

Aug 17th 2015, 6:00 AM 60,075 Views 7 Comments

The moment of truth…

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

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

Aug 16th 2015, 6:30 PM 45,770 Views 8 Comments

We’ll have all the points from every third-level institution, plus all the information you need to know.

Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland
# Green Green Grass Of Home
# Green Green Grass Of Home

Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland

Aug 15th 2015, 7:30 AM 8,822 Views 18 Comments

It’s all change from four years ago.

The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college
# College
# College

The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college

Aug 13th 2015, 12:00 PM 20,698 Views 46 Comments

It’s more saving and more debt.

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running
# Close Call
# Close Call

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Jul 31st 2015, 5:50 PM 12,909 Views 20 Comments

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

Here's what everyone has been choosing on their CAO this year (after they changed their minds)
# Choices Choices
# Choices Choices

Here's what everyone has been choosing on their CAO this year (after they changed their minds)

Jul 11th 2015, 7:30 AM 30,921 Views 27 Comments

The first round of offers will be out on 17 August.

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?
# Opinion
# Opinion

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?

Jul 1st 2015, 11:00 PM 670 Views 7 Comments

What makes one student successful when another fails? In answering this question, we’re not using one valuable resource: data.

Irish students killed in balcony collapse named by US authorities
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Irish students killed in balcony collapse named by US authorities

Jun 16th 2015, 11:28 PM 99,025 Views 52 Comments

A press conference was held by the Office of the Coroner in Oakland.

Taxpayers could end up footing €4.1m bill for student grant overpayment
# Chaotic Delays
# Chaotic Delays

Taxpayers could end up footing €4.1m bill for student grant overpayment

Jun 11th 2015, 12:37 PM 12,338 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Education has apologised for the error.

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day
# Hacked
# Hacked

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

Jun 8th 2015, 11:57 PM 13,455 Views 14 Comments

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

Are you a recent graduate? Here's where the jobs are - and how much you'll be paid
# Follow The Money
# Follow The Money

Are you a recent graduate? Here's where the jobs are - and how much you'll be paid

Jun 5th 2015, 6:05 AM 38,719 Views 44 Comments

Things are looking up for new graduates entering the workforce…

A women-only college in the US will now accept transgender women
# Barnard
# Barnard

A women-only college in the US will now accept transgender women

Jun 4th 2015, 7:39 PM 6,332 Views 15 Comments

It will still exclude transgender men, or applicants born female but identifying as male.

American football games have to be of 'promotional value' or 'financially worthwhile' to the GAA
# Croke Park Classic
From The42
# Croke Park Classic

American football games have to be of 'promotional value' or 'financially worthwhile' to the GAA

Jun 4th 2015, 1:30 PM 4,973 Views 2 Comments

GAA President defends decision to have no college American football game in Croke Park in 2016.

This 'sexist' statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter
# Mansplaining
From The Daily Edge
# Mansplaining

This 'sexist' statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter

May 27th 2015, 10:57 AM 7,103 Views 5 Comments

This is one controversial statue.

Two absolute strangers met in a college class and realised they were sisters
# Sister Sister
From The Daily Edge
# Sister Sister

Two absolute strangers met in a college class and realised they were sisters

May 25th 2015, 3:15 PM 10,430 Views 1 Comment

It’s the story the internet has fallen in love with.

These are the best eight college courses in Ireland
# Top Of The Class
# Top Of The Class

These are the best eight college courses in Ireland

Apr 29th 2015, 12:01 AM 81,464 Views 29 Comments

According to a new survey, anyway.

Photocopies of college students' passports left in a skip on busy street
# Data Breach
# Data Breach

Photocopies of college students' passports left in a skip on busy street

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:37 PM 31,489 Views 17 Comments

The college says all of the sensitive information has been recovered.

A suspect in a US college shooting has been found - asleep, at the beach
# Campus Killing
# Campus Killing

A suspect in a US college shooting has been found - asleep, at the beach

Apr 15th 2015, 6:14 AM 22,284 Views 8 Comments

The fatal shooting happened on Monday. He was found yesterday at a beach around 500 miles away.

147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university
# Massacre
# Massacre

147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university

Apr 2nd 2015, 9:45 PM 42,734 Views 149 Comments

The masked gunmen stormed the university in the northeastern town of Garissa as students were sleeping.

This basketball player forgot his mic was on and completely mortified himself
# Scarlet
From The Daily Edge
# Scarlet

This basketball player forgot his mic was on and completely mortified himself

Mar 27th 2015, 3:44 PM 5,900 Views 1 Comment

He tried to covertly tell his teammates that he thought a woman was “beautiful’. Well, she knows now.

Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions

Mar 23rd 2015, 4:26 PM 21,618 Views 121 Comments

She said she was told TCD was worried the talk would be ‘antagonising’ to Muslim students.