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#Students

# students - Friday 5 June, 2015

Irish teens invent a cheaper and better way to light the streets
# Bright Kids
# Bright Kids

Irish teens invent a cheaper and better way to light the streets

Jun 5th 2015, 4:02 PM 18,980 Views 24 Comments

Three Cork students have won an international science competition with a design for an LED bulb that can be screwed into standard street lamp fittings.

# students - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?
# Hit The Books
From The42
# Hit The Books

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?

Jun 3rd 2015, 7:00 AM 14,905 Views 12 Comments

With the Leaving Cert starting today, our writers recall the plethora of distractions that threatened to undermine their study.

# students - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Here's what to do tonight if you're doing the Leaving Cert tomorrow
# Deep Breaths
# Deep Breaths

Here's what to do tonight if you're doing the Leaving Cert tomorrow

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:02 PM 14,816 Views 20 Comments

Calm down.

# students - Sunday 31 May, 2015

'While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn't define who you are for the rest of your days'
# The Big LC
# The Big LC

'While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn't define who you are for the rest of your days'

May 31st 2015, 5:30 PM 11,548 Views 50 Comments

The pressure to reach the points is immense, but there are lots of options.

# students - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

A student compiled his teacher's most bizarre quotes and presented them to him
# Yo Teach
From The Daily Edge
# Yo Teach

A student compiled his teacher's most bizarre quotes and presented them to him

May 27th 2015, 8:07 AM 9,442 Views 2 Comments

Why didn’t we think of this?

# students - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?

May 20th 2015, 2:15 PM 33,539 Views 37 Comments

What Irish students REALLY want it seems is stability. That, and to work for Paddy Power…

# students - Thursday 14 May, 2015

The 14 stages of last-minute exam cramming
# Cram It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Cram It Up

The 14 stages of last-minute exam cramming

May 14th 2015, 9:30 PM 8,037 Views 5 Comments

Look at your notes. Drink coffee. Panic. Repeat.

# students - Friday 8 May, 2015

Irish teen's award-winning painting to go on show in Milan
# Art
# Art

Irish teen's award-winning painting to go on show in Milan

May 8th 2015, 9:10 PM 20,781 Views 12 Comments

20 million visitors are expected at the event.

# students - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Students protest after 16 English language colleges close in just one year
# Out In The Cold
# Out In The Cold

Students protest after 16 English language colleges close in just one year

May 5th 2015, 9:43 PM 15,541 Views 40 Comments

The latest one is in Galway.

# students - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you're more than your grade
# Opinion
# Opinion

Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you're more than your grade

Apr 29th 2015, 11:20 PM 355 Views 12 Comments

You are the sum of far more than one set of exams – there are plenty of ways to succeed in this world.

# students - Monday 27 April, 2015

Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams
# Changes
# Changes

Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams

Apr 27th 2015, 9:45 AM 14,681 Views 40 Comments

The revisions could impact on students sitting the 2017 exams.

# students - Monday 20 April, 2015

Teen (13) armed with knife and crossbow kills teacher in Spain
# Attack
# Attack

Teen (13) armed with knife and crossbow kills teacher in Spain

Apr 20th 2015, 9:05 PM 28,699 Views 28 Comments

Four others were also injured in the incident.

# students - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015
# Career Change
# Career Change

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015

Apr 15th 2015, 9:15 PM 48,602 Views 38 Comments

Options include taxi driver, fire fighter and newspaper reporter.

# students - Friday 3 April, 2015

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre
# Kenya
# Kenya

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:57 PM 10,657 Views 20 Comments

The Pope has condemned the killings as “senseless brutality”.

# students - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper
# Surface 3
# Surface 3

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper

Mar 31st 2015, 3:05 PM 11,733 Views 19 Comments

Could it be third time lucky with the Surface 3, which runs the full version of Windows.

Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder of two medical students
# Malaysia
# Malaysia

Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder of two medical students

Mar 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 27,988 Views 20 Comments

The fishmonger was found guilty this morning.

# students - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

16 German schoolchildren on board crashed plane
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

16 German schoolchildren on board crashed plane

Mar 24th 2015, 10:50 PM 32,979 Views 31 Comments

150 people are understood to have died in the crash.

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence
# Opinion
# Opinion

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence

Mar 24th 2015, 10:45 PM 114 Views 75 Comments

A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.

Students aren't at all happy about cuts and overcrowding at NCAD
# Mad As Hell
# Mad As Hell

Students aren't at all happy about cuts and overcrowding at NCAD

Mar 24th 2015, 7:58 PM 19,542 Views 119 Comments

Students packed out a room at the college this afternoon, demanding a progress report on their concerns from management.

# students - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Irish teenagers as young as 12 are on Tinder and Cork has highest number of users
# School
# School

Irish teenagers as young as 12 are on Tinder and Cork has highest number of users

Mar 18th 2015, 9:25 PM 22,251 Views 16 Comments

Almost 1 in 4 students said they witnessed cyber-bullying in the last school year.

# students - Thursday 12 March, 2015

11 cookery commandments all students live by
# Pot Noodle
From The Daily Edge
# Pot Noodle

11 cookery commandments all students live by

Mar 12th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,645 Views 9 Comments

Dancing with death (or food poisoning, at the very least).

The university building that looks like sticks of bamboo
# No Corners
# No Corners

The university building that looks like sticks of bamboo

Mar 12th 2015, 2:19 PM 2,227 Views 0 Comments

The structure aims to give students a more connected environment.

# students - Monday 9 March, 2015

Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?

Mar 9th 2015, 8:25 AM 19,262 Views 62 Comments

More than 74,000 people have applied for courses through the CAO. How did that work out for you?

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

Nursing is the big loser in this year's CAO applications

Mar 9th 2015, 7:50 AM 35,076 Views 16 Comments

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

# students - Friday 6 March, 2015

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?
# High Time
# High Time

Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?

Mar 6th 2015, 9:30 PM 38,358 Views 146 Comments

In a referendum held today, 68% of students voted in favour of the SU supporting legalisation.

# students - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground
# Sligo
# Sligo

Student airlifted off Ben Wisken after falling on steep ground

Feb 22nd 2015, 3:05 PM 14,783 Views 14 Comments

The rescue began at 4pm yesterday.

# students - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’
# Donegal Tuesday
# Donegal Tuesday

Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’

Feb 17th 2015, 10:58 PM 65,872 Views 80 Comments

Queues formed in the morning for the now annual “Donegal Tuesday” event in Galway city.

# students - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Six arrested during Waterford RAG Week celebrations
# Public Order
# Public Order

Six arrested during Waterford RAG Week celebrations

Feb 14th 2015, 11:17 AM 15,954 Views 34 Comments

A large crowd had gathered on John St.

# students - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Students given 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' word puzzle in class
# What's That Word?
# What's That Word?

Students given 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' word puzzle in class

Feb 12th 2015, 10:30 PM 10,203 Views 10 Comments

Words such as “spanking” “handcuffs” and “bondage” were just some of the words included on the list.

# students - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Irish students almost 10% more likely to finish school than their European equivalents
# The Youth Of Today
# The Youth Of Today

Irish students almost 10% more likely to finish school than their European equivalents

Feb 4th 2015, 4:15 PM 10,494 Views 18 Comments

This new information comes in the School Retention Report released today.

# students - Monday 2 February, 2015

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:00 AM 17,053 Views 9 Comments

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

# students - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?
# Education
# Education

Opinion: Can we really trust that Junior Cycle reform isn't linked to the austerity agenda?

Jan 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 433 Views 56 Comments

We live in a time of austerity – and education is being targeted along with other elements of society.

Coláiste Eoin didn't specify that ShoutOut workshop was about bullying
# Controversy
# Controversy

Coláiste Eoin didn't specify that ShoutOut workshop was about bullying

Jan 29th 2015, 7:22 PM 16,765 Views 70 Comments

The Principal of the school acknowledged that was probably where “misinformation” came from.

# students - Sunday 18 January, 2015

George Takei accuses Trinity College Dublin of trolling students
# They Seem Me Trollin
From The Daily Edge
# They Seem Me Trollin

George Takei accuses Trinity College Dublin of trolling students

Jan 18th 2015, 9:01 AM 6,510 Views 3 Comments

The Star Trek star isn’t having any of this student union sign.

# students - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum
# U-turn
# U-turn

Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum

Jan 15th 2015, 6:28 PM 16,616 Views 95 Comments

The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.

# students - Monday 12 January, 2015

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths
# Edumacashun
# Edumacashun

Our primary school pupils are getting better at reading and maths

Jan 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 10,982 Views 24 Comments

That’s according to an assessment of 8,000 pupils across 150 schools.

# students - Sunday 28 December, 2014

500 students at a Clare school tried to stay off social media for a week ... It didn't end well
# Wild Mood Swings
# Wild Mood Swings

500 students at a Clare school tried to stay off social media for a week ... It didn't end well

Dec 28th 2014, 5:00 PM 30,639 Views 1 Comment

The students who managed to avoid accessing their online personas experienced a range of withdrawal symptoms, like mood swings and irritability.

# students - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night
# Fight The Man
# Fight The Man

Student 'study-in' forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night

Dec 11th 2014, 8:46 AM 12,911 Views 28 Comments

Students had refused to leave the library for three successive nights – and it worked.

# students - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Students stage 'study-in' at UCC library over opening hours

Dec 9th 2014, 1:23 PM 11,910 Views 34 Comments

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

# students - Monday 8 December, 2014

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed
# Mexico
# Mexico

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

Dec 8th 2014, 8:26 AM 9,863 Views 7 Comments

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.