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#Third Level

# third-level - Monday 19 July, 2021

Online learning hub on sexual consent for third level to launch in new academic year
# Education
# Education

Online learning hub on sexual consent for third level to launch in new academic year

Jul 19th 2021, 1:22 PM 6,722 Views 2 Comments

It will contain material for students and staff in higher level institutions.

# third-level - Monday 12 July, 2021

Surge in applications for environment, education, and journalism courses
# CAO
# CAO

Surge in applications for environment, education, and journalism courses

Jul 12th 2021, 3:37 PM 11,379 Views 5 Comments

There has been a 136% increase in applications from other EU countries, and a 9% increase overall.

# third-level - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Return of large scale lectures ‘contingent’ on mass vaccination
# Third Level
# Third Level

Return of large scale lectures ‘contingent’ on mass vaccination

Jul 8th 2021, 10:30 PM 15,229 Views 17 Comments

Large-scale antigen testing will likely be rolled out in colleges and universities.

# third-level - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
# Lectures On-site
# Lectures On-site

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

Jun 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 18,715 Views 8 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

# third-level - Saturday 20 March, 2021

Reform needed on Leaving Certificate and CAO application, says higher education minister
# Third Level
# Third Level

Reform needed on Leaving Certificate and CAO application, says higher education minister

Mar 20th 2021, 10:52 AM 16,670 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said he intends to “overhaul” the CAO application form next year.

# third-level - Monday 15 March, 2021

Increased funding needed to tackle sexual violence in colleges, report finds
# Third Level
# Third Level

Increased funding needed to tackle sexual violence in colleges, report finds

Mar 15th 2021, 8:22 PM 7,448 Views 15 Comments

Investigations must be “independent, trauma-informed and fair to all parties”, the new Promoting Consent and Preventing Sexual Violence report says.

# third-level - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Students in Direct Provision no longer have to pay PLC international fees of €3,600
# Education
# Education

Students in Direct Provision no longer have to pay PLC international fees of €3,600

Mar 11th 2021, 12:58 PM 12,758 Views 29 Comments

The contribution fee for Irish students is €200.

# third-level - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show
# Third Level
# Third Level

Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show

Mar 9th 2021, 8:39 AM 11,520 Views 14 Comments

There was a large increase in applications for medicine, too, with 4,031 first preferences.

# third-level - Monday 1 March, 2021

€300,000 allocated to colleges to support Travellers in higher education
# Third Level
# Third Level

€300,000 allocated to colleges to support Travellers in higher education

Mar 1st 2021, 6:45 AM 8,979 Views 0 Comments

The funding is to support Traveller students progressing to higher education and during their studies.

# 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 24,896 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 26,068 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 12,223 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 38,035 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 14,284 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 28,834 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 24,203 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 84,214 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 85,907 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 21,093 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 50,308 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 45,295 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 19,154 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 31,695 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 19,802 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 22,201 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 6,397 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 38,067 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 31,090 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 20,511 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 10,624 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 32,546 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 5,034 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 15,791 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 33,240 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 10,465 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 28,711 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 17,591 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 35,268 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 19,064 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’.

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