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#Students

# students - Friday 5 February, 2016

Investigation over revenge porn allegations at UCD
# Explicit Images
# Explicit Images

Investigation over revenge porn allegations at UCD

Feb 5th 2016, 10:19 AM 49,628 Views 128 Comments

The university said any student found to have shared intimate images of other students could face expulsion.

# students - Thursday 4 February, 2016

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

Feb 4th 2016, 12:30 PM 165 Views 90 Comments

Compelling first year Trinity College students to attend mandatory classes on sexual consent has raised eyebrows, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

Garda stations were jammed with students registering to vote yesterday
# It's On
# It's On

Garda stations were jammed with students registering to vote yesterday

Feb 4th 2016, 10:19 AM 32,670 Views 170 Comments

Eligible voters have less than a week left to sign up.

# students - Monday 1 February, 2016

While economic recovery has opened up the jobs market, make sure your course is right for you
# Opinion
# Opinion

While economic recovery has opened up the jobs market, make sure your course is right for you

Feb 1st 2016, 6:40 PM 72 Views 7 Comments

It’s important to pursue a career that you want and are confident you can handle, writes Clive Byrne.

# students - Friday 22 January, 2016

Cork house party shows the 'don't take drugs' message just won't cut it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Cork house party shows the 'don't take drugs' message just won't cut it

Jan 22nd 2016, 1:45 PM 556 Views 44 Comments

Six young people were hospitalised after a house party in the south of Cork. The issue can no longer be ignored, writes Graham de Barra.

# students - Monday 21 December, 2015

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea
# Column
# Column

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea

Dec 21st 2015, 12:00 PM 401 Views 74 Comments

We know very well the negative consequences of a student loan system. Just look at the United States, writes Julien Mercille.

# students - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

7 young Irish entrepreneurs to keep your eye on
# Sponsored By Accenture
# Sponsored By Accenture

7 young Irish entrepreneurs to keep your eye on

Dec 1st 2015, 5:46 PM 25,739 Views 10 Comments

Are these the future faces of Irish industry?

# students - Monday 30 November, 2015

No opportunities for non-EU students: I fell in love with Ireland but will soon have to leave
# Opinion
# Opinion

No opportunities for non-EU students: I fell in love with Ireland but will soon have to leave

Nov 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,486 Views 48 Comments

The flooded market for HSE placements has become unsustainable, an American medical student studying here writes.

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed

Nov 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,595 Views 40 Comments

…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.

# students - Monday 23 November, 2015

'I'm a teacher and while the school system isn't deliberately out to destroy people, it is broken'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm a teacher and while the school system isn't deliberately out to destroy people, it is broken'

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:50 AM 3,096 Views 63 Comments

Our time in a traditional school teaches us one basic fundamental: how to conform, writes a secondary school teacher.

# students - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it
# Mistaken Identity
From The Daily Edge
# Mistaken Identity

This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it

Nov 11th 2015, 9:56 PM 9,936 Views 2 Comments

*applause*

# students - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university
# Merced
# Merced

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university

Nov 4th 2015, 8:57 PM 13,247 Views 25 Comments

The male attacker was shot dead by police on the scene at the University of California in Merced.

# students - Monday 5 October, 2015

Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years
# Frustration
# Frustration

Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years

Oct 5th 2015, 6:05 AM 20,939 Views 50 Comments

Ennis-raised Raymond, 21, says he feels abandoned after his latest Susi application was rejected earlier this year.

# students - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The artist behind THAT marriage equality mural is back with another powerful piece
# Joe Caslin
# Joe Caslin

The artist behind THAT marriage equality mural is back with another powerful piece

Sep 20th 2015, 9:15 AM 23,930 Views 110 Comments

Joe Caslin tells us about the latest work from his Our Nation’s Sons project.

# students - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Elaborate stories and 'too good to be true' ads: how scammers target students
# Watch Out
# Watch Out

Elaborate stories and 'too good to be true' ads: how scammers target students

Sep 13th 2015, 5:20 PM 23,346 Views 14 Comments

Students moving to Ireland for the first time have been warned to watch out for fake accommodation ads.

# students - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students
# Swanky Pad
# Swanky Pad

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students

Sep 10th 2015, 6:05 AM 34,358 Views 19 Comments

London has an even greater property shortage than Dublin, but many of its exclusive properties are being rented by wealthy foreign college students.

# students - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did

Sep 9th 2015, 6:01 AM 34,702 Views 12 Comments

And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.

# students - Thursday 3 September, 2015

This student found an excellent college 'care package' hidden in their dorm room wall
# Man I Love College
From The Daily Edge
# Man I Love College

This student found an excellent college 'care package' hidden in their dorm room wall

Sep 3rd 2015, 11:09 AM 9,601 Views 1 Comment

THE DREAM.

# students - Thursday 27 August, 2015

They grow up so fast: It's the first day of school for Ireland’s infants
# Big School
# Big School

They grow up so fast: It's the first day of school for Ireland’s infants

Aug 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 36,343 Views 47 Comments

It’s an emotional day.

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students
# Shovel Ready
# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students

Aug 27th 2015, 11:25 AM 4,427 Views 1 Comment

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

# students - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live
# Crisis Point
# Crisis Point

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live

Aug 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 17,197 Views 70 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to some students caught up in the housing crisis.

# students - Saturday 22 August, 2015

Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin
# Opinion
# Opinion

Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin

Aug 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 152 Views 280 Comments

It’s an unpalatable solution politically, but the truth is workers and students need to be in a place while those in receipt of welfare cannot make the same claim.

# students - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme
# Rite Of Passage
# Rite Of Passage

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,566 Views 103 Comments

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

# students - Monday 17 August, 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time
# CAO 2015
# CAO 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Aug 17th 2015, 3:09 PM 14,492 Views 9 Comments

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

# students - Saturday 15 August, 2015

The taxman is right to chase Airbnb hosts. Here’s why
# Opinion
# Opinion

The taxman is right to chase Airbnb hosts. Here’s why

Aug 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,160 Views 63 Comments

Allowing those who rent their rooms via the sharing website to be tax exempt will simply put more professionals and students on the streets in times of severe rental crisis.

# students - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert
# CAO 2015
# CAO 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert

Aug 12th 2015, 10:55 PM 74,449 Views 73 Comments

They all scooped over 800 points in the Leaving Cert, but their principals say they’re proud of every one of their students.

Teenager in direct provision gets 575 points, but can't afford college fees
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Teenager in direct provision gets 575 points, but can't afford college fees

Aug 12th 2015, 8:54 PM 52,681 Views 217 Comments

Anna Kern and her mother moved to Ireland from Ukraine in 2013.

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results
# Leaving Cert
From The Daily Edge
# Leaving Cert

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results

Aug 12th 2015, 8:27 AM 7,826 Views 2 Comments

Read these while waiting for results, at your peril.

# students - Friday 31 July, 2015

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running
# Close Call
# Close Call

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Jul 31st 2015, 5:50 PM 12,907 Views 20 Comments

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

# students - Sunday 12 July, 2015

I thought I was a home bird but my summer in New York has been exhilarating
# Opinion
# Opinion

I thought I was a home bird but my summer in New York has been exhilarating

Jul 12th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,763 Views 37 Comments

‘Whoever would have thought that a Donegal girl would feel so at home amidst the calamity of New York city?’

# students - Saturday 11 July, 2015

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation
# The Summer Search
# The Summer Search

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation

Jul 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 23,781 Views 17 Comments

The USI has called on people to take in lodgers as a lack of suitable housing remains an issue.

# students - Sunday 5 July, 2015

This futuristic bathroom door handle has a trick up its sleeve
# Yuck
# Yuck

This futuristic bathroom door handle has a trick up its sleeve

Jul 5th 2015, 9:15 AM 30,682 Views 32 Comments

It’s probably the most advanced bathroom door handle you’ll see today, or ever.

# students - Monday 22 June, 2015

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland
# RIP
# RIP

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:50 PM 40,455 Views 27 Comments

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

# students - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy
# RIP
# RIP

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy

Jun 18th 2015, 10:40 PM 41,708 Views 10 Comments

Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.

# students - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage
# Balcony Collapse
# Balcony Collapse

Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage

Jun 17th 2015, 11:01 PM 115,424 Views 83 Comments

Investigators believe the wood was not sealed properly at the time of construction.

# students - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Vintage photos show what it was like to live in US college dorms 110 years ago
# Student Life
# Student Life

Vintage photos show what it was like to live in US college dorms 110 years ago

Jun 14th 2015, 3:00 PM 19,802 Views 30 Comments

It still looked like a lot of fun…

# students - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day
# Hacked
# Hacked

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

Jun 8th 2015, 11:57 PM 13,452 Views 14 Comments

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

Jun 8th 2015, 11:55 PM 1,138 Views 43 Comments

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

9 alcohol sins you'll see on every Irish student night
# Fat Frog
From The Daily Edge
# Fat Frog

9 alcohol sins you'll see on every Irish student night

Jun 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 24,717 Views 12 Comments

Ah… multicoloured vomit.

# students - Friday 5 June, 2015

Two Irish students are spending their summer with Nasa
# Summer
# Summer

Two Irish students are spending their summer with Nasa

Jun 5th 2015, 6:17 PM 12,798 Views 19 Comments

They’re off on an exclusive research programme.