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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Colleges

This year
Student accommodation to house thousands of refugees for second summer
Up to 5,000 empty student beds will be used to accommodate refugees from Ukraine and other countries.
Last year
Ukraine's Zelenskyy will virtually address all third-level students in Ireland this Friday
Following his address, the Ukrainian president will take questions from students.
Thousands of students stage walk-out from lectures in cost of living protest
The protest aims “to remind college authorities and politicians that students aren’t an endless money pit”.
Ukraine's Zelenskyy will virtually address all third-level students in Ireland next month
Minister Simon Harris said the Ukrainian president has also agreed to take questions from students.
College lecturers facing admin 'Groundhog Day' due to late release of Leaving Cert results
First year students in most colleges will be starting term several weeks late due to the late release of CAO offers.
No date yet for promised cut to student contribution fee, Harris says
The Higher Education Minister said the Government is firmly against “unfair” student loans.
All time
Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.
Rapid testing to be piloted in four universities, says minister
Antigen testing on construction sites will begin in a matter of weeks, say sources.
Students isolating in Queen's University Belfast accommodation after Covid-19 outbreak
The outbreak follows the re-opening of the university and the return of students.
Colleges did not investigate majority of sexual assault and harassment cases reported by students in 2018/19
Minister Simon Harris says colleges have until February to publish their action plans on tackling sexual violence and harassment.
Quiz: Can you name these well-known schools and colleges?
How well do you know some of the most famous schools and colleges from movies, books, and the news.
Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.
The mental health system is preparing for a 'tsunami' of cases from young people - staff are worried it can't cope
Long waiting lists and a disjointed system have already caused major issues.
Coronavirus: From water to electricity, vital services shouldn't be interrupted in the coming weeks
Public transport will all be running as normal too.
Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital
In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.
Mixed news for Irish universities as they again fail to break top 100
Trinity was again the top Irish institution but failed to break the top 100.
Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland
The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.
Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department
Buses are not running in many areas.
'Politically incorrect' Toby Young steps down from UK university watchdog
Young’s appointment had caused some backlash.
Irish colleges fall down in international rankings
Only one Irish university did not fall in the league table.
Your photos: Children share their hopes and dreams as Ireland marks its Proclamation Day
From pre-schools to the Garda College – here’s how Ireland has been marking the day.
Quiz: Can you recognise these GAA stars from their Sigerson Cup days?
Let’s test your knowledge.
18 life lessons every Irish girl learns in college
(Outside of what you learn in class, obviously.)
Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy
Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.
The Brazilians are coming!: Trinity set to strengthen ties with Latin American cousins
Ireland’s top ranked university has links with around 80 universities, research institutes and hospitals in Brazil.
Why is the Munster senior colleges football final clashing with Cork-Kerry next Sunday?
Kerry and Cork schools sides will battle it out but not in Páirc Uí Rinn.
53rd Leinster colleges hurling title for St Kieran's after today's win over St Peter's
Victory was clinched in today’s decider at Netwatch Cullen Park.
Here's the 31 GAA fixtures to keep an eye on this weekend from county, schools and club
Get the diaries out.
Kerry and Cork schools win Corn Uí Mhuirí quarter-finals as Castletroy triumph in Harty Cup
PS Chorca Dhuibhne, St Brendan’s, Rochestown College and Clonakilty CC all triumphed today.
Defending champions Ardscoil Rís back in Dr Harty Cup semi-finals
The Limerick school defeated Hamilton High School Bandon today.
Get the diary out - Here's the 2015 Fitzgibbon and Sigerson Cup fixtures
Waterford IT and UCC are the reigning champions after last year’s action.
All Cork battle and DCU to face Jordanstown - the 2015 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup draws
Reigning champions UCC take on Cork IT in their opening Sigerson Cup game.
Harty Cup quarter-final line-up completed of 4 Cork schools, 2 from Limerick and 2 from Tipp
The picture is now clearer on the Munster colleges hurling scene.
Kerry, Cork and Tipperary schools successful in today's Corn Uí Mhuiri group stage action
St Brendan’s, PS Chorca Dhuibhne and Rochestown College were amongst today’s winners.
All-Ireland champs PS Chorca Dhuibhne make winning start in Munster football crown defence
There were also Corn Uí Mhuiri wins today for Tralee CBS, Coláiste Choilm and St Brendan’s.
Students from closed private colleges offered new courses at a discount
The news has been welcomed, but the Irish Council for International Students said that some students feel paying again is “unjust”.
Task force for international students established as Eden College creditors meet
A representative body for international students says they want tuition prioritised by liquidators.
All-Ireland minor and colleges winners named in Waterford intermediate team to play Cork
The teams meet in the Munster quarter-final at 2pm next Sunday.
24 things you'll only know if you went to NUI Maynooth
My clubhouse or yours?
Glory for Coláiste Eoin as they lift Leinster senior colleges football crown in Croke Park
The final took place in Croke Park this evening.