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# Students

Last week
7th July 2024 - 13th July 2024
President signs into law new legislation to ban 51-week student leases
This month
July 2024
Govt to fast-track ban on 51-week student leases in time for upcoming academic year
Last month
June 2024
Record number of Leaving Cert students to sit exams today - starting with English Paper 1
This year
Govt to expedite legal change to stop student accommodation providers mandating 51-week leases
Opinion: Protesting Israel's war on Gaza isn't antisemitic — it's a display of humanity
Emma DeSouza
Language school quality chief linked to collapsed college which left students in limbo
International House Galway went into liquidation while the head of new quality standards for the industry remained the majority shareholder.
The closure last year left students out of pocket with some receiving a partial refund
Mary Grennan began her new position in October 2021 and resigned as a director of the company in January 2022
Her track record would likely rule her out of running a certified language school
Students gave us their take on Harris's time at Higher Ed (and what they make of his promotion)
Minister's message to Irish construction workers abroad: 'Ireland needs you to help us build homes'
Most Dublin school children who drink obtain alcohol from their parents and other adults
Graduate: Finding work after college is tough - I wish employers would give us a chance
College Graduate
Last year
Students to be reimbursed €1,000 as the reduction in college fees comes into effect
Government announces €434 million initiative for development of over 2,700 new student beds
Schools are removing outer doors on bathrooms to crack down on students vaping
‘Significant’ increases to student grants expected in tomorrow’s Budget
Young people march to demand Government action over accommodation ‘crisis’ facing students
Students urged to seek €500 fee subsidy, as only one in four have applied
UCC introduces therapy dog programme to combat stress for students
Students canvass Dubliners to join the rent-a-room scheme in an attempt to increase bed supply
Landlord letting room by college campus asks students for 20 hours' childminding in lieu of rent
ASTI head: 'Quite frankly, they're putting people in classrooms who aren't teachers'
University of Galway Students' Union to propose reduction of exam repeat fees
Irish government to fund Erasmus places for students in Northern Ireland
Student accommodation to house thousands of refugees for second summer
Gardaí warn students not to become 'money mules': 'No bank account, no visa and you'll go to jail'
Plans for LC students to sit Paper 1 at end of fifth year to be deferred
All time
Government to part-fund 700 student beds to be let at reduced rates under new plans
Black night for Harps but UCD's bid for survival goes on
Over €12 million was illegally transferred by 'money mules' in the first half of 2022
FactFind: How much does it cost the State to train a doctor in Ireland?
Thousands of students stage walk-out from lectures in cost of living protest
French Embassy warns new arrivals of 'severe housing crisis' and 'sharp rent increases'
Students that use private bus companies to have fares cut by 50%
'Significant intervention is needed': Coalition leaders to meet to discuss rising energy costs
Students warned about rental scams as accommodation crunch hits for new academic year
3,000 Ukrainians will have to leave student accommodation by the end of the month
College lecturers facing admin 'Groundhog Day' due to late release of Leaving Cert results
Parents' group accuse Foley of 'kicking the ball down the road' on 2023 Leaving Cert
Nearly 80 students allege they were conned out of cash by international travel agency
Students blast travel company USIT over lengthy delays to J1 applications
No date yet for promised cut to student contribution fee, Harris says