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FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?
# Analysis
# Analysis

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 AM 24,212 Views 82 Comments

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 11,253 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next

Aug 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 28,984 Views 1 Comment

Round Zero offers must be accepted by 7 August at 5.15pm.

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season

Jul 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,130 Views 8 Comments

The USI says people are ‘taking advantage of the housing crisis and accommodation shortage’.

Republican group Saoradh 'aggressively trying to recruit' students at University College Cork
# Cork
# Cork

Republican group Saoradh 'aggressively trying to recruit' students at University College Cork

Apr 24th 2019, 8:30 PM 71,010 Views 80 Comments

The university is currently reviewing CCTV footage in a bid to identify the individuals responsible.

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens
# Research
# Research

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

Apr 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,876 Views 12 Comments

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

Mar 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,517 Views 27 Comments

Neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission keep those details.

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change

Mar 6th 2019, 7:17 AM 30,544 Views 117 Comments

Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.

Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night

Mar 2nd 2019, 9:00 PM 74,218 Views 88 Comments

Students have said this is a regular occurrence at stops on campus from around 10pm onwards.

Divilly taking sensible approach with UCD stars juggling college and county commitments
# Students
From The42
# Students

Divilly taking sensible approach with UCD stars juggling college and county commitments

Jan 18th 2019, 4:41 PM 7,651 Views 0 Comments

John Divilly is chasing his third Sigerson Cup title as UCD manager.

Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees

Jan 18th 2019, 6:20 AM 7,628 Views 7 Comments

New figures show that Ireland’s undergraduate population has grown by 8% over the last five years.

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism
# DCU
# DCU

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism

Jan 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 19,999 Views 6 Comments

The sensory pod helps students take a break away from the hustle and bustle of college life.

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable
# Changes
# Changes

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

Dec 19th 2018, 1:46 PM 39,420 Views 28 Comments

The two new days bring the total examination to 15 days in June.

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:26 PM 12,778 Views 37 Comments

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser

Sep 14th 2018, 10:20 PM 4,703 Views 2 Comments

The Students lifted the silverware after a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps.

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Sep 12th 2018, 6:01 AM 31,083 Views 12 Comments

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984
# Yall Mind If I Scream
From The Daily Edge
# Yall Mind If I Scream

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984

Aug 20th 2018, 2:20 PM 20,136 Views 4 Comments

The price will probably make your eyes water.

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment
# Consent
# Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

Aug 7th 2018, 8:41 AM 20,860 Views 123 Comments

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students
# College
# College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 38,740 Views 3 Comments

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course
# Ba Journalism
# Ba Journalism

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

Jul 30th 2018, 2:54 PM 28,714 Views 12 Comments

The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”.

'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together
# Loneliness
# Loneliness

'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together

Jul 15th 2018, 9:30 PM 28,045 Views 17 Comments

We visited John and Amy who have been taking part in the service.

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%
# Galway
# Galway

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

Jun 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,734 Views 25 Comments

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it
# Politics And Society
# Politics And Society

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

Jun 20th 2018, 7:48 PM 52,519 Views 45 Comments

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)

Jun 6th 2018, 2:41 PM 26,363 Views 16 Comments

There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools
# Phone Use
# Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

May 21st 2018, 8:40 AM 8,352 Views 22 Comments

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college
# Scorecards
# Scorecards

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college

May 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,248 Views 32 Comments

“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.

Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote

May 5th 2018, 6:00 AM 32,430 Views 61 Comments

Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities
# Health
# Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 6,686 Views 11 Comments

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

Apr 6th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,645 Views 35 Comments

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

Due a student grant? Applications open today
# Grant Me Some Cash
# Grant Me Some Cash

Due a student grant? Applications open today

Apr 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,773 Views 4 Comments

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,879 Views 123 Comments

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees
# Take Back Trinity
# Take Back Trinity

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees

Mar 15th 2018, 2:58 PM 14,473 Views 38 Comments

A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.

Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees
# Take Back Trinity
# Take Back Trinity

Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees

Mar 13th 2018, 2:16 PM 23,504 Views 87 Comments

The Students’ Union President is due to meet with the university’s Vice Provost on the issue.

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds
# To Trinity And Beyond
# To Trinity And Beyond

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

Mar 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,433 Views 13 Comments

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells
# Trinity
# Trinity

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells

Mar 9th 2018, 2:12 PM 26,378 Views 34 Comments

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland
# International
From The42
# International

Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland

Mar 8th 2018, 3:38 PM 9,071 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Feb 26th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,794 Views 38 Comments

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
# I Hear You
# I Hear You

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:34 AM 44,714 Views 107 Comments

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject
# State Guidelines
# State Guidelines

Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject

Feb 19th 2018, 8:13 AM 17,789 Views 205 Comments

Richard Bruton said the new guidelines would mean children who don’t study religion “will no longer be sitting at the back of the class”.

Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday
# Galway Rag Week
# Galway Rag Week

Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday

Feb 13th 2018, 6:10 AM 39,501 Views 20 Comments

NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology have distanced themselves from the event since 2011.