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#Students

# students - All time

Hong Kong protesters: "Nothing can stop us"
# Protest
# Protest

Hong Kong protesters: "Nothing can stop us"

Sep 30th 2014, 10:30 PM 11,444 Views 38 Comments

Heavy rain didn’t stop the determined protesters.

This Irish student's mortifying Iron Stomach fail is going extremely viral
# Iron Man
From The Daily Edge
# Iron Man

This Irish student's mortifying Iron Stomach fail is going extremely viral

Sep 17th 2014, 7:00 PM 17,966 Views 4 Comments

The worst thing happens. The worst thing.

This student's sign epitomises the struggle of finding a flat in Dublin
# Struggle
From The Daily Edge
# Struggle

This student's sign epitomises the struggle of finding a flat in Dublin

Sep 17th 2014, 3:32 PM 10,856 Views 6 Comments

He was spotted holding a sign asking for leads on accommodation.

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'
# Education
# Education

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is 'unregulated waste of money'

Sep 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 29,077 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.

Column: 'My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link'
# Education
# Education

Column: 'My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link'

Sep 15th 2014, 7:30 AM 309 Views 12 Comments

Through ‘Connected Classroom’ four students participated in higher-level maths classes through a video link-up with their sister school, Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin.

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter
# JC RESULTS
# JC RESULTS

Opinion: It's not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

Sep 10th 2014, 1:00 PM 7,404 Views 38 Comments

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

Irish students' bacteria discovery could help feed the world
# San Francisco
# San Francisco

Irish students' bacteria discovery could help feed the world

Sep 6th 2014, 7:45 AM 13,356 Views 17 Comments

Now they’re on their way to San Francisco, where they will compete for a global award.

Another English language school has closed, days after it said it wouldn't
# English In Dublin
# English In Dublin

Another English language school has closed, days after it said it wouldn't

Sep 2nd 2014, 4:24 PM 17,014 Views 56 Comments

English in Dublin going is the seventh such closure in the last five months.

Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons - Minister
# Immigration Threshold
# Immigration Threshold

Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons - Minister

Sep 2nd 2014, 3:21 PM 11,637 Views 16 Comments

The reminder came as the Government announced a clamp down on ‘rogue operators’ in the international education sector

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site
# Hotel Living
# Hotel Living

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site

Aug 19th 2014, 9:58 AM 16,546 Views 32 Comments

A classic room is priced at €180 per week, while the penthouse costs €265 per week.

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses
# Building Confidence
# Building Confidence

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

Aug 18th 2014, 10:54 PM 20,724 Views 16 Comments

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

Students' nerves were shot while waiting for CAO offers this morning
# C A Ooooh
From The Daily Edge
# C A Ooooh

Students' nerves were shot while waiting for CAO offers this morning

Aug 18th 2014, 8:41 AM 4,217 Views 0 Comments

TELL US NOW.

Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation?

Aug 17th 2014, 10:09 AM 20,591 Views 90 Comments

Should those who got high points get special treatment?

Korean schoolkids make adorable stop-motion video for Irish band’s tune
# It All Works Out
From The Daily Edge
# It All Works Out

Korean schoolkids make adorable stop-motion video for Irish band’s tune

Aug 13th 2014, 8:30 PM 2,897 Views 5 Comments

Need cheering up? This will do it.

'Don't panic, don't compare' - if you're getting your Leaving Cert results today, read this first

'Don't panic, don't compare' - if you're getting your Leaving Cert results today, read this first

Aug 13th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,054 Views 19 Comments

We’ve been through it, and we have something to tell you…

Classy Drogheda too good for struggling Students
# Superiority
From The42
# Superiority

Classy Drogheda too good for struggling Students

Aug 1st 2014, 10:53 PM 1,590 Views 0 Comments

An early goal from Gavin Brennan and three second half strikes including a Gary O’Neill brace gave the hosts an easy win.

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad
# No Flying The Nest
# No Flying The Nest

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad

Jul 31st 2014, 6:45 AM 9,446 Views 41 Comments

The DIT Cost of Living Guide says student living costs are over €8,000.

Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents
# She's (not) Leaving Home
# She's (not) Leaving Home

Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents

Jul 30th 2014, 8:46 AM 9,874 Views 40 Comments

New research suggests that young people were able to leave the family home sooner than ever before after the financial crash.

College students warned they may have to stay in hostels in accommodation scramble
# Gaffs
# Gaffs

College students warned they may have to stay in hostels in accommodation scramble

Jul 26th 2014, 5:45 PM 25,762 Views 56 Comments

“If a crisis is to be averted, it needs to be averted now”.

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September
# Jcsa
# Jcsa

Hundreds of teachers won't be trained for the new English curriculum by September

Jul 17th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,573 Views 20 Comments

It has prompted renewed calls from the opposition for changes to the Junior Cycle to be delayed.

A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (...sort of)
# It's Ok To Experiment
# It's Ok To Experiment

A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (...sort of)

Jul 16th 2014, 11:13 AM 6,052 Views 12 Comments

Four Limerick students have had their experiment sent to the International Space Station, thanks to NASA.

UCD housing system fails after students send 10,000 applications in 3 minutes
# First Come First Served
# First Come First Served

UCD housing system fails after students send 10,000 applications in 3 minutes

Jul 9th 2014, 5:54 PM 17,440 Views 8 Comments

The university attempted to use an email system to allocate some of its on-campus accommodation, but ran into difficulties.

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently
# Survey
# Survey

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently

Jul 8th 2014, 1:14 PM 8,607 Views 16 Comments

Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.

21% of Irish students aren't having sex, 70% don't smoke and 10% don't drink
# National Student Survey
# National Student Survey

21% of Irish students aren't having sex, 70% don't smoke and 10% don't drink

Jul 2nd 2014, 6:42 PM 26,945 Views 59 Comments

The latest nationwide survey on students found that most rely on their family to support them financially.

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why
# Digital Skills
# Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I've set up my own company – here's why

Jun 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 132 Views 42 Comments

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest
# Helping Hands
# Helping Hands

Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest

Jun 22nd 2014, 10:30 AM 9,780 Views 10 Comments

The Colaiste Pobail Acla students journey from Achill to Romania to donate their time to an Irish-run charity.

UCD live-in students want fewer rules, fines and cameras on campus
# Campus Living
# Campus Living

UCD live-in students want fewer rules, fines and cameras on campus

Jun 12th 2014, 9:40 PM 20,947 Views 54 Comments

Last year, the Students’ Union complained about large fines and the presence of cameras.

Jim Carrey gave some seriously good advice in a college speech
# Real Talk
From The Daily Edge
# Real Talk

Jim Carrey gave some seriously good advice in a college speech

Jun 11th 2014, 7:25 AM 4,129 Views 3 Comments

The actor dropped his goofy persona to give us some hard truths.

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year
# We All Partied
# We All Partied

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

Jun 9th 2014, 9:41 PM 19,750 Views 18 Comments

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

How would you have done in today's English Paper 2?
# Eyes On Your Own Paper
# Eyes On Your Own Paper

How would you have done in today's English Paper 2?

Jun 5th 2014, 7:34 PM 35,559 Views 45 Comments

Most students were pretty happy with it but would you remember enough to tackle these questions?

Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams

Jun 4th 2014, 7:00 AM 7,361 Views 21 Comments

This year marks the first time that all students at Leaving Cert level will sit the new Project Maths exam.

Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under
# Leaping Around
# Leaping Around

Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under

May 28th 2014, 4:26 PM 9,497 Views 44 Comments

The child fare rate is being extended from August.

Student got his lad out in school yearbook photo - all had to be recalled
# Expose
From The Daily Edge
# Expose

Student got his lad out in school yearbook photo - all had to be recalled

May 26th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,450 Views 6 Comments

Quick! Hide the yearbook before Nana asks to see it!

Task force set up to protect students affected by closure of private colleges
# Response
# Response

Task force set up to protect students affected by closure of private colleges

May 21st 2014, 8:28 PM 6,567 Views 19 Comments

The group will try to place students in other language schools and accommodate them where possible.

Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses

May 21st 2014, 9:03 AM 6,803 Views 5 Comments

There are only so many family emergencies one man can take.

"No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

"No question" of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department

May 19th 2014, 10:50 PM 12,590 Views 30 Comments

The Department of Education has rejected Micheál Martin’s claims that there are widespread cuts to SNAs.

Carol Bergin came to Ireland on a homestay in 1970... and never left
# Host Family Awards
# Host Family Awards

Carol Bergin came to Ireland on a homestay in 1970... and never left

May 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 16,878 Views 3 Comments

EIL host families have been nominated for awards to mark the 50th anniversary of homestays.

Gardaí seize 'Captain America' LSD after students warned of drug cocktail
# Dangerous Mix
# Dangerous Mix

Gardaí seize 'Captain America' LSD after students warned of drug cocktail

May 15th 2014, 10:44 PM 29,862 Views 95 Comments

The drugs are in paper-based form and were found in a house in Blackrock in Dublin

Quinn says DEIS schools now 'bearing fruit' as exam results improve
# Onwards And Upwards
# Onwards And Upwards

Quinn says DEIS schools now 'bearing fruit' as exam results improve

May 15th 2014, 3:05 PM 8,277 Views 20 Comments

Research from the Education and Skills Centre finds exam results since the DEIS school introduction have continually improved.

Students warned about "bad batch" of drugs
# Drugs
# Drugs

Students warned about "bad batch" of drugs

May 14th 2014, 9:46 PM 27,326 Views 51 Comments

The warning came after a number of students were hospitalised.