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# college - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless

Feb 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 6,103 Views 41 Comments

I worked full-time during my full-time undergraduate degree; in 2007 my mother and I became homeless. Yet I am not deemed eligible for a full postgraduate grant.

# college - Monday 23 February, 2015

More Fitzgibbon Cup drama as reports that Mary Immaculate are heading to the DRA
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

More Fitzgibbon Cup drama as reports that Mary Immaculate are heading to the DRA

Feb 23rd 2015, 5:51 PM 7,999 Views 13 Comments

The third-level competition could be set for further chaos.

# college - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

College lecturers accused of not doing enough to include students with disabilities
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

College lecturers accused of not doing enough to include students with disabilities

Feb 18th 2015, 6:00 PM 11,950 Views 22 Comments

A new report also found that less deaf students are now attending college in Ireland.

# college - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’
# Donegal Tuesday
# Donegal Tuesday

Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’

Feb 17th 2015, 10:58 PM 65,840 Views 80 Comments

Queues formed in the morning for the now annual “Donegal Tuesday” event in Galway city.

# college - Monday 2 February, 2015

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 17,015 Views 9 Comments

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

# college - Saturday 31 January, 2015

US college student arrested for shooting porn video in busy campus library
# OSU
From The Daily Edge
# OSU

US college student arrested for shooting porn video in busy campus library

Jan 31st 2015, 5:03 PM 17,642 Views 6 Comments

No one noticed her doing it. HOW.

# college - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

96 hours to go until (some) college students make one of the biggest decisions of their lives...
# Going Away To College
# Going Away To College

96 hours to go until (some) college students make one of the biggest decisions of their lives...

Jan 28th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,067 Views 14 Comments

The CAO deadline is this Sunday.

# college - Thursday 22 January, 2015

University ad featuring two students shifting criticised for being inappropriate
# Shifting
From The Daily Edge
# Shifting

University ad featuring two students shifting criticised for being inappropriate

Jan 22nd 2015, 1:48 PM 5,172 Views 7 Comments

Ah, it’s only shifting.

# college - Monday 12 January, 2015

Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students
# Shelbourne College
# Shelbourne College

Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students

Jan 12th 2015, 6:48 PM 19,975 Views 31 Comments

“Wherever you’re hiding, we need that money.”

# college - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

College in the US makes video games an official sport
# Let The Games Begin
From The Daily Edge
# Let The Games Begin

College in the US makes video games an official sport

Jan 6th 2015, 7:23 PM 4,190 Views 6 Comments

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

# college - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that
# Students
# Students

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that

Nov 12th 2014, 1:52 PM 11,559 Views 120 Comments

The grant is supposed to be there for people like me – people who can’t survive in college without it. But I don’t fit into SUSI’s picture of what a student is.

# college - Friday 7 November, 2014

Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees
# Refunds
# Refunds

Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees

Nov 7th 2014, 10:46 AM 5,547 Views 7 Comments

RTÉ has reported that the college owes international students €200,000.

# college - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Could Ireland become a leading country for studying Chinese?
# Looking East
# Looking East

Could Ireland become a leading country for studying Chinese?

Oct 29th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,015 Views 30 Comments

That’s what Trinity hopes, thanks to its new M.Phil and Centre for Asian Studies.

# college - Tuesday 14 October, 2014

Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall
# Overweight
# Overweight

Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Oct 14th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,136 Views 12 Comments

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

# college - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House
# University Challenges
# University Challenges

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House

Oct 8th 2014, 3:42 PM 9,143 Views 44 Comments

Student leaders will meet the Education Minister tomorrow…after they’ve dried off.

# college - Friday 3 October, 2014

Going to college in Ireland - expectations versus reality
# Freshers A Daisy
From The Daily Edge
# Freshers A Daisy

Going to college in Ireland - expectations versus reality

Oct 3rd 2014, 6:45 PM 5,629 Views 0 Comments

This way to your lecture, Gary…

# college - Saturday 27 September, 2014

11 things nobody ever tells you about going to college
# Freshers
From The Daily Edge
# Freshers

11 things nobody ever tells you about going to college

Sep 27th 2014, 6:00 PM 58,559 Views 22 Comments

The printers = your new enemy.

# college - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Trinity College down ten points in world university rankings
# Trinners For...oh
# Trinners For...oh

Trinity College down ten points in world university rankings

Sep 16th 2014, 6:15 AM 14,542 Views 39 Comments

Ireland’s top ranked institution is now 71st in the world, while two universities in the UK have moved up in the top ten.

# college - Monday 8 September, 2014

The number of students in alcohol-free accommodation in UCC has quadrupled
# Student Life
# Student Life

The number of students in alcohol-free accommodation in UCC has quadrupled

Sep 8th 2014, 12:43 PM 13,924 Views 19 Comments

There are now 24 students in the alcohol-free gaffs – and one third of them are Irish.

# college - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Opinion: The truth about sharing a house (hint: it’s not like Friends)
# Renting
# Renting

Opinion: The truth about sharing a house (hint: it’s not like Friends)

Sep 6th 2014, 7:00 PM 6,200 Views 34 Comments

Sharing a house with other people has its ups and downs – here’s how to avoid the pitfalls…

# college - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Think this TheJournal.ie staffer would make a good garda? Here's 35 reasons why not...
# Training Day
# Training Day

Think this TheJournal.ie staffer would make a good garda? Here's 35 reasons why not...

Aug 28th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,257 Views 18 Comments

100 new recruits will start in Templemore in the next few weeks. College staff spent yesterday giving journalists a taster of what the students will be facing.

# college - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Inside Ireland's Police Academy: Here's what the new batch of Garda recruits will be facing...
# Let's Be Cops
# Let's Be Cops

Inside Ireland's Police Academy: Here's what the new batch of Garda recruits will be facing...

Aug 27th 2014, 10:50 PM 47,135 Views 89 Comments

The first new Garda recruits in five years are about to start in Templemore – and college top brass have high hopes for “the cream of the crop”.

# college - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Opinion: New technology is opening access to education, but also presenting new challenges
# E-learning
# E-learning

Opinion: New technology is opening access to education, but also presenting new challenges

Aug 26th 2014, 1:00 PM 75 Views 10 Comments

Open, flexible and accessible education has the potential to open up education to those who cannot access traditional higher education courses.

# college - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site
# Hotel Living
# Hotel Living

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site

Aug 19th 2014, 9:58 AM 16,518 Views 32 Comments

A classic room is priced at €180 per week, while the penthouse costs €265 per week.

# college - Monday 18 August, 2014

17 of the coolest lecturers you'll wish you had in college
# CAO
From The Daily Edge
# CAO

17 of the coolest lecturers you'll wish you had in college

Aug 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 46,218 Views 14 Comments

Teach us your ways.

Students' nerves were shot while waiting for CAO offers this morning
# C A Ooooh
From The Daily Edge
# C A Ooooh

Students' nerves were shot while waiting for CAO offers this morning

Aug 18th 2014, 8:41 AM 4,206 Views 0 Comments

TELL US NOW.

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works
# CAO 2014
# CAO 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

Aug 18th 2014, 12:30 AM 15,614 Views 3 Comments

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# college - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works
# Class Of 2014
# Class Of 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

Aug 14th 2014, 6:00 AM 13,593 Views 0 Comments

This is what happens next…

# college - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Opinion: Life doesn’t begin or end with those elusive CAO points
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Opinion: Life doesn’t begin or end with those elusive CAO points

Aug 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 70 Views 5 Comments

Things may not go to plan for you today, but that just means there are some unexpected turns on the exciting road ahead.

'Don't panic, don't compare' - if you're getting your Leaving Cert results today, read this first

'Don't panic, don't compare' - if you're getting your Leaving Cert results today, read this first

Aug 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 9,997 Views 19 Comments

We’ve been through it, and we have something to tell you…

# college - Monday 11 August, 2014

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Aug 11th 2014, 9:16 AM 15,999 Views 94 Comments

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

Opinion: Coping with a nervous Leaving Cert student? Read on...
# Exams
# Exams

Opinion: Coping with a nervous Leaving Cert student? Read on...

Aug 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 81 Views 14 Comments

With the Leaving Certificate results set to be released this week, here are some tips to calm those fraying nerves.

# college - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad
# No Flying The Nest
# No Flying The Nest

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad

Jul 31st 2014, 6:45 AM 9,408 Views 41 Comments

The DIT Cost of Living Guide says student living costs are over €8,000.

# college - Monday 14 July, 2014

More and more people are dropping out of college (especially men)
# College Dropout
# College Dropout

More and more people are dropping out of college (especially men)

Jul 14th 2014, 8:43 AM 14,421 Views 60 Comments

7,000 students from the 2010/11 academic year didn’t make it to second year.

# college - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently
# Survey
# Survey

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently

Jul 8th 2014, 1:14 PM 8,566 Views 16 Comments

Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.

# college - Friday 4 July, 2014

Trinity College wants to triple admissions from NI and here's how they'll do it
# Trinners For Winners
# Trinners For Winners

Trinity College wants to triple admissions from NI and here's how they'll do it

Jul 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 6,526 Views 6 Comments

The university said the number of students coming from the North has dropped recently – partly due to the fact that only one in eight take four A-Levels.

# college - Friday 27 June, 2014

Father of gunman who killed six people says it's his 'duty' to prevent future mass killings
# Elliot Rodgers
# Elliot Rodgers

Father of gunman who killed six people says it's his 'duty' to prevent future mass killings

Jun 27th 2014, 5:38 PM 14,408 Views 33 Comments

Elliot Rodgers posted a video to YouTube before he killed six people and injured 13 others.

# college - Monday 23 June, 2014

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out
# All By Myself
From The Daily Edge
# All By Myself

9 things absolutely everyone should be aware of before moving out

Jun 23rd 2014, 9:30 PM 47,500 Views 43 Comments

Attention, newly-graduated secondary school students. This one is for you.

# college - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Meet the team who installed the fixed Trinity College Front Gate
# Open Sesame
# Open Sesame

Meet the team who installed the fixed Trinity College Front Gate

Jun 11th 2014, 8:43 PM 22,159 Views 67 Comments

The 140-year-old gate was damaged during an early-morning incident in April.