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#Third Level

# third-level - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

CAO surge sees thousands more apply for third-level courses than in previous years
# CAO
# CAO

CAO surge sees thousands more apply for third-level courses than in previous years

Jan 20th 2021, 10:34 PM 24,583 Views 7 Comments

The CAO has received 66,457 applications to date.

# third-level - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

PhD rights have been ignored in new employment framework, says SIPTU

Dec 29th 2020, 9:00 AM 25,752 Views 13 Comments

PhD researchers are not entitled to sick leave, annual leave, maternity leave or other workers’ rights.

# third-level - Monday 14 December, 2020

Review of student grants to examine support for people who move out of home for college
# SUSI
# SUSI

Review of student grants to examine support for people who move out of home for college

Dec 14th 2020, 11:29 AM 12,068 Views 15 Comments

Grants for part time students and how Ireland compares internationally will also be examined.

# third-level - Monday 7 December, 2020

Stark contrast between Ireland's richest and poorest college students revealed by new study
# Third Level
# Third Level

Stark contrast between Ireland's richest and poorest college students revealed by new study

Dec 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,721 Views 40 Comments

The study breaks down the socio-economic composition of Ireland’s student body.

# third-level - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Bullying and harassment survey to be carried out at higher education institutions
# Survey
# Survey

Bullying and harassment survey to be carried out at higher education institutions

Nov 26th 2020, 12:21 PM 14,247 Views 7 Comments

Colleges will be required to report annual bullying and sexual harassment statistics.

# third-level - Monday 16 November, 2020

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

Working but no workers' rights: the plight of the PhD revealed

Nov 16th 2020, 9:30 AM 28,202 Views 15 Comments

Unpaid ‘teaching contributions’ expected in most universities and ITs but PhD candidates can’t get ‘a liveable wage’.

# third-level - Sunday 15 November, 2020

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

'Doing the housework of academia': Women and minorities hardest hit by third-level working conditions

Nov 15th 2020, 7:00 PM 24,021 Views 2 Comments

We look at the impact of insecure work on women, people with disabilities and vulnerable groups in the sector.

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics
# Academic Uncertainty
# Academic Uncertainty

On social welfare, unable to buy a house: The reality facing Ireland's academics

Nov 15th 2020, 12:05 AM 83,099 Views 96 Comments

Analysis reveals an average of over 11,200 lecturers working in temporary and casual contracts.

# third-level - Saturday 5 September, 2020

'We need to make sure it never happens again': Ní Shúilleabháin praised for speaking out over sexual harassment
# Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin
# Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin

'We need to make sure it never happens again': Ní Shúilleabháin praised for speaking out over sexual harassment

Sep 5th 2020, 5:18 PM 85,870 Views 33 Comments

Dr Ní Shúilleabháin described her ordeal in today’s Irish Times.

# third-level - Monday 31 August, 2020

WIT president defends decision to charge full student fees as almost all classes move online
# College
# College

WIT president defends decision to charge full student fees as almost all classes move online

Aug 31st 2020, 6:00 PM 21,066 Views 25 Comments

All classes and lectures in the upcoming academic year will be held online.

# third-level - Sunday 16 August, 2020

'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week
# Coronavirus Era
# Coronavirus Era

'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week

Aug 16th 2020, 9:00 PM 50,211 Views 32 Comments

This academic year will be vastly different to previous years for third-level students.

# third-level - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Over 4,000 applicants to receive their Round Zero CAO offers today
# Third Level
# Third Level

Over 4,000 applicants to receive their Round Zero CAO offers today

Aug 8th 2020, 6:15 AM 45,101 Views 2 Comments

This round of offers are for those not awaiting their grades for the 2020 Leaving Certificate.

# third-level - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Third level students will need to maintain two-metre social distance while on campus
# Guidelines
# Guidelines

Third level students will need to maintain two-metre social distance while on campus

Aug 6th 2020, 10:57 AM 19,133 Views 50 Comments

The guidance was issued for third level students ahead of the upcoming academic year.

# third-level - Friday 17 July, 2020

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 31,671 Views 69 Comments

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

# third-level - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Not all third-level students will be able to be accommodated on campus in the autumn
# Back To College
# Back To College

Not all third-level students will be able to be accommodated on campus in the autumn

Jul 16th 2020, 4:58 PM 19,773 Views 18 Comments

The minister said international students can come to the country to study as long as they self-isolate.

# third-level - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

CAO applications: Jump in demand for climate and transport college courses
# Green Shoots
# Green Shoots

CAO applications: Jump in demand for climate and transport college courses

Jul 8th 2020, 2:39 PM 22,132 Views 10 Comments

The date for the main body of offers for students completing the Leaving Cert has not yet been set.

# third-level - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Last chance for students to alter applications as CAO change-of-mind option closes today
# Deadline Day
# Deadline Day

Last chance for students to alter applications as CAO change-of-mind option closes today

Jul 1st 2020, 6:00 AM 6,346 Views 0 Comments

CAO points, which are based on Leaving Cert grades, determine what college courses are offered to students.

# third-level - Sunday 21 June, 2020

Universities face huge losses as thousands of international students delay accepting course offers
# Academic Worries
# Academic Worries

Universities face huge losses as thousands of international students delay accepting course offers

Jun 21st 2020, 11:00 AM 37,920 Views 45 Comments

Some universities are offering online only study options but others will require the students to move to Ireland for their course.

# third-level - Tuesday 26 May, 2020

The new Munster Technological University will be established in 2021
# College Times
# College Times

The new Munster Technological University will be established in 2021

May 26th 2020, 10:36 PM 31,035 Views 26 Comments

The new technological university will be formed by Cork Institute of Technology and Institute of Technology Tralee.

# third-level - Wednesday 20 May, 2020

Universities plan for life during a pandemic as Cambridge goes fully online for 2021
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Universities plan for life during a pandemic as Cambridge goes fully online for 2021

May 20th 2020, 8:25 AM 20,454 Views 15 Comments

The UK university has said it is “likely” that social distancing will continue to be required.

# third-level - Tuesday 14 April, 2020

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis

Apr 14th 2020, 2:50 PM 10,612 Views 3 Comments

More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.

# third-level - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade
# Notabusiness
# Notabusiness

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade

Feb 23rd 2020, 9:30 AM 32,317 Views 113 Comments

Students protested this week in UCD on more than one occasion about the high cost of rent.

# third-level - Thursday 13 February, 2020

'The GAA need to look at this competition and give it the respect it deserves' - UCC boss
# Fixture Headaches
From The42
# Fixture Headaches

'The GAA need to look at this competition and give it the respect it deserves' - UCC boss

Feb 13th 2020, 5:30 PM 5,023 Views 10 Comments

Tom Kingston was speaking after his side’s Fitzgibbon back-to-back triumphs.

# third-level - Monday 3 February, 2020

Postgrad researchers are vulnerable to abuse, campaigners warn
# Bullying In Academia
# Bullying In Academia

Postgrad researchers are vulnerable to abuse, campaigners warn

Feb 3rd 2020, 8:30 PM 15,702 Views 5 Comments

Student reps say there is an “abusable culture” in academia and those suffering bullying are afraid to speak out.

# third-level - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Women-only professorships 'not discriminating against men', says Mitchell O'Connor
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

Women-only professorships 'not discriminating against men', says Mitchell O'Connor

Jan 5th 2020, 2:25 PM 32,879 Views 168 Comments

20 female-only professorships are expected to be in place by September this year.

# third-level - Sunday 1 December, 2019

Strikes over pay and conditions to hit a number of third-level institutions
# University Pay
# University Pay

Strikes over pay and conditions to hit a number of third-level institutions

Dec 1st 2019, 6:30 AM 10,450 Views 3 Comments

Lecturers in Irish third levels to picket in February, while those in Northern Ireland are in the middle of an eight-day dispute.

# third-level - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Column: 'I had to give up hope of finding a permanent job in an Irish university'
# Impossible Search
# Impossible Search

Column: 'I had to give up hope of finding a permanent job in an Irish university'

Oct 20th 2019, 1:00 PM 28,575 Views 22 Comments

Ilaina Khairulzaman had the choice of leaving Ireland or leaving academia.

# third-level - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Third-level students are suffering from extreme anxiety and depression, study shows
# Education
# Education

Third-level students are suffering from extreme anxiety and depression, study shows

Aug 27th 2019, 10:39 AM 17,475 Views 54 Comments

Those without stable student accommodation were likely to suffer from anxiety (50.0%) and depression (77.8%).

# third-level - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Poll: Is the €3,000 cap on college fees too high or too low?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Is the €3,000 cap on college fees too high or too low?

Aug 11th 2019, 10:54 AM 35,244 Views 96 Comments

Fine Gael has promised they won’t go up, but should they come down?

# third-level - Monday 29 July, 2019

Over 8,000 international students to benefit from new online immigration renewal system
# Third Level
# Third Level

Over 8,000 international students to benefit from new online immigration renewal system

Jul 29th 2019, 6:39 PM 19,059 Views 8 Comments

The new system will be made available to students in the Dublin area, who were previously required to present in person at Burgh Quay.

# third-level - Thursday 25 July, 2019

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 9,108 Views 8 Comments

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

# third-level - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Mixed news for Irish universities as they again fail to break top 100

Mixed news for Irish universities as they again fail to break top 100

Jun 19th 2019, 9:02 AM 30,225 Views 48 Comments

Trinity was again the top Irish institution but failed to break the top 100.

# third-level - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided?

Mar 19th 2019, 8:59 AM 24,159 Views 110 Comments

That is a recommendation contained in a new government-commissioned report.

# third-level - Thursday 14 February, 2019

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college
# Points
# Points

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college

Feb 14th 2019, 6:00 AM 17,811 Views 37 Comments

Three-quarters of students complete their courses, with women more likely than men to finish.

# third-level - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Jamie Wall's Mary I cruise past CIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals
# Third Level
From The42
# Third Level

Jamie Wall's Mary I cruise past CIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals

Feb 7th 2019, 4:41 PM 11,768 Views 0 Comments

Aaron Gillane clipped over eight points for the victors.

# third-level - Friday 4 January, 2019

Third-level sides nearing the end in McKenna Cup, but what's next?
# Dissenting Voices
From The42
# Dissenting Voices

Third-level sides nearing the end in McKenna Cup, but what's next?

Jan 4th 2019, 6:05 AM 5,014 Views 0 Comments

A college vs county debate has been sparked in Ulster in recent weeks.

# third-level - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Mary Mitchell O'Connor on consent: If no means no and yes means yes, where does the confusion lie?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Mary Mitchell O'Connor on consent: If no means no and yes means yes, where does the confusion lie?

Oct 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,299 Views 54 Comments

Minister for Higher Education says the statistics paint a picture of our third level institutions hot housing harassment and assault.

# third-level - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees
# College
# College

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees

Jul 28th 2018, 7:45 AM 38,066 Views 25 Comments

People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.

# third-level - Friday 15 June, 2018

Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'

Jun 15th 2018, 8:53 PM 23,027 Views 138 Comments

Pearse Doherty TD made the pledge at the party’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

# third-level - Monday 4 June, 2018

TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs
# On Campus
# On Campus

TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs

Jun 4th 2018, 10:00 PM 15,845 Views 61 Comments

The classes have been trialled in Trinity Halls but the student union wants them elsewhere on campus.

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