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#College

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Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?

Mar 9th 2015, 8:25 AM 19,266 Views 62 Comments

More than 74,000 people have applied for courses through the CAO. How did that work out for you?

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications

Mar 9th 2015, 7:50 AM 35,080 Views 16 Comments

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

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 6,197 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.

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 8,022 Views 13 Comments

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

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 11,972 Views 22 Comments

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

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 65,873 Views 80 Comments

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

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 17,063 Views 9 Comments

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

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 18,714 Views 6 Comments

No one noticed her doing it. HOW.

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 14,100 Views 14 Comments

The CAO deadline is this Sunday.

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 5,210 Views 7 Comments

Ah, it’s only shifting.

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 20,006 Views 31 Comments

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

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 4,208 Views 6 Comments

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

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 12,130 Views 116 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.

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 5,567 Views 7 Comments

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

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 6,030 Views 30 Comments

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

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 6,159 Views 12 Comments

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

'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 9,160 Views 44 Comments

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

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 5,644 Views 0 Comments

This way to your lecture, Gary…

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 58,635 Views 22 Comments

The printers = your new enemy.

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 14,568 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.

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 13,952 Views 19 Comments

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

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 6,335 Views 34 Comments

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

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 25,302 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.

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 47,351 Views 87 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”.

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 97 Views 10 Comments

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

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 16,546 Views 32 Comments

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

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 46,503 Views 13 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 4,217 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 15,637 Views 3 Comments

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

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 13,621 Views 0 Comments

This is what happens next…

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 82 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 10,054 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Aug 11th 2014, 9:16 AM 16,129 Views 95 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 103 Views 14 Comments

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

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 9,446 Views 41 Comments

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

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 14,463 Views 60 Comments

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

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 8,607 Views 16 Comments

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

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 6,541 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.

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 14,433 Views 33 Comments

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