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#Students

# students - Last year 2021

Leaving Cert alternatives under consideration but clarity to be given within the next few weeks, says Tánaiste
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert alternatives under consideration but clarity to be given within the next few weeks, says Tánaiste

Jan 27th 2021, 3:58 PM 24,396 Views 38 Comments

Alternatives to the Leaving Cert exam are being considered by the national advisory committee on the exams this afternoon.

Leaving Cert 2021: Students want a choice of written exam or Calculated Grades
# State Exams
# State Exams

Leaving Cert 2021: Students want a choice of written exam or Calculated Grades

Jan 20th 2021, 2:40 PM 27,696 Views 29 Comments

73% of second-level students said they feel either very unsafe or unsafe at schools reopening.

ASTI and TUI directed teachers not to co-operate with government plans before Leaving Cert u-turn
# Education
# Education

ASTI and TUI directed teachers not to co-operate with government plans before Leaving Cert u-turn

Updated Jan 7th 2021, 8:00 PM 66,525 Views 221 Comments

Leaving Certs were set to return to school for three days per week.

# students - All time

College fees will not rise under current Government, says Taoiseach
# Students
# Students

College fees will not rise under current Government, says Taoiseach

Dec 24th 2020, 9:19 AM 15,376 Views 30 Comments

Students currently pay €3,000 annually to attend college, a rate that is among the highest in Europe.

Explainer: What is the current situation with unpaid student nurse placements?
# Student Nurses
# Student Nurses

Explainer: What is the current situation with unpaid student nurse placements?

Dec 9th 2020, 12:05 AM 23,086 Views 40 Comments

The government last week voted against a motion to pay student nurses on placement.

Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract

Oct 1st 2020, 8:06 PM 94,797 Views 73 Comments

To date, €163,000 has been paid to Polymetrika for the calculated grades system.

'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract

Oct 1st 2020, 6:30 AM 24,264 Views 25 Comments

The cost of the calculated grades system is €160,000.

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties
# NUIG
# NUIG

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties

Sep 30th 2020, 12:28 PM 29,231 Views 18 Comments

The Mayor of Galway said that gardaí would be passing the details of students who have house parties to colleges.

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home
# NUIG
# NUIG

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home

Sep 30th 2020, 6:45 AM 26,600 Views 14 Comments

One NUIG student is trying to leave his accommodation partly due to rising cases in Galway.

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity
# Students
# Students

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity

Sep 29th 2020, 8:04 PM 20,019 Views 26 Comments

Over 97,600 children are being transported daily to school.

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines

Sep 25th 2020, 7:13 AM 23,663 Views 11 Comments

Students have been urged to “socialise safely and call out reckless behaviour”.

NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year
# Galway
# Galway

NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year

Sep 24th 2020, 11:41 AM 20,343 Views 2 Comments

Students were informed late in August that their time on campus may be limited this year.

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says
# Student Housing
# Student Housing

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says

Sep 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,857 Views 17 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school
# Health And Wellbeing
# Health And Wellbeing

Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school

Jul 30th 2020, 1:22 PM 16,881 Views 10 Comments

The guidance says that health and wellbeing should be prioritized for school staff.

Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans
# September Reopening
# September Reopening

Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans

Jul 23rd 2020, 3:05 PM 31,929 Views 55 Comments

Labour leader Alan Kelly called for Education Minister Norma Foley to take questions on the matter next week.

Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'
# Results Day
# Results Day

Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'

Updated Jul 17th 2020, 11:27 AM 31,781 Views 69 Comments

The publication of this year’s results will not be available until 7 September.

Lack of safety guidance on schools putting staff and students 'at risk', warns trade union
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Lack of safety guidance on schools putting staff and students 'at risk', warns trade union

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:08 PM 24,330 Views 29 Comments

Fórsa was critical of the Department of Education in a submission to the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee.

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds
# Students
# Students

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds

Jun 22nd 2020, 6:30 AM 49,221 Views 62 Comments

That’s according to a new national survey published by NUI Galway’s Active Consent Programme.

Student radiographers will be offered three-month paid contract from 18 May
# Radiography
# Radiography

Student radiographers will be offered three-month paid contract from 18 May

May 1st 2020, 1:02 PM 12,276 Views 6 Comments

The students had been calling on Simon Harris to pay them for their work during the pandemic.

Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected
# Students
# Students

Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected

Apr 27th 2020, 10:18 AM 10,700 Views 3 Comments

There is a focus on student learner needs and wellbeing at the moment.

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Mar 24th 2020, 11:17 AM 16,527 Views 42 Comments

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

Students vacating Trinity-owned accommodation to be refunded - but private renters face uncertainty
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Students vacating Trinity-owned accommodation to be refunded - but private renters face uncertainty

Mar 18th 2020, 6:15 AM 22,722 Views 12 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin called for clarity to be given to those in rental accommodation at this time of national crisis.

Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'
# Welfare
# Welfare

Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'

Feb 28th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,826 Views 71 Comments

UCD’s Welfare Officer said that students are coming to her office with sleeping bags.

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets
# Erasmus
# Erasmus

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets

Feb 26th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,408 Views 10 Comments

More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.

Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford
# First Class
From The42
# First Class

Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford

Feb 21st 2020, 11:15 PM 4,265 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Cabinteely roared into the new First Division season with four goals in 45 minutes against Bray.

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest
# Climate Strike
# Climate Strike

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Feb 7th 2020, 4:21 PM 12,808 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

Gardaí 'won't sanction' climate change protest by secondary students in Dublin tomorrow
# Fridaysforfuture
# Fridaysforfuture

Gardaí 'won't sanction' climate change protest by secondary students in Dublin tomorrow

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 3:31 PM 34,383 Views 111 Comments

Gardaí warned the students that the potential for crowd trouble could lead open to “criminal proceedings” against those with a duty of care.

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears
# Health
# Health

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears

Updated Jan 29th 2020, 4:00 PM 24,592 Views 32 Comments

A number of colleges have issued advice to their students.

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit

Jan 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,100 Views 27 Comments

Thousands of students from all over Europe, including the Republic of Ireland, go to the UK as part of the programme each year, and vice versa.

This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed
# Btyse
# Btyse

This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed

Jan 9th 2020, 11:17 AM 145,654 Views 35 Comments

The project is on display at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition this week.

UCD appoint former Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United striker Myler as new manager
# Belfield Return
From The42
# Belfield Return

UCD appoint former Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United striker Myler as new manager

Dec 13th 2019, 12:59 PM 4,666 Views 1 Comment

The 43-year-old began his League of Ireland career with the Students.

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated
# SUSI
# SUSI

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated

Dec 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 23,762 Views 14 Comments

Barring orders were included on a list of acceptable documentation students could use to prove their parents were separated.

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school
# LGBT Survey
# LGBT Survey

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 20,626 Views 123 Comments

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital
# Mumps
# Mumps

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

Oct 25th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,410 Views 18 Comments

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible
# Múinteoirí
# Múinteoirí

Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible

Oct 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 16,103 Views 11 Comments

Minister Joe McHugh announced the measure in his department’s Budget 2020 briefing.

Opinion: Many students will be locked out of third-level if costs and supports don't start to balance
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Many students will be locked out of third-level if costs and supports don't start to balance

Oct 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 11,573 Views 20 Comments

The cost of accommodation, grant reductions and rising fees are causing real challenges to young people.

64,300 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

64,300 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on

Oct 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 44,943 Views 20 Comments

Nineteen students secured 11 higher/common-level A grades and distinctions this year.

Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD
# Whitewash
From The42
# Whitewash

Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD

Aug 30th 2019, 10:03 PM 3,518 Views 0 Comments

Daniel Cleary struck twice as the Louth club maintained their lead at the summit.

Family of Laura Brennan say today is a 'bittersweet day' as the HPV vaccine is extended to boys
# HPV
# HPV

Family of Laura Brennan say today is a 'bittersweet day' as the HPV vaccine is extended to boys

Aug 27th 2019, 12:10 PM 21,958 Views 11 Comments

First-year students will be able to get the HPV vaccine this September.

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high
# Demand V Supply
# Demand V Supply

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

Aug 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,736 Views 72 Comments

In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.