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#Third Level

# third-level - Thursday 2 June, 2022

Colleges to get €3 million euro a year to support students with autism
# Education
# Education

Colleges to get €3 million euro a year to support students with autism

Jun 2nd 2022, 5:45 PM 9,075 Views 4 Comments

Funding will start to be rolled out next year to approved projects.

# third-level - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Simon Harris plans to 'overhaul' student grant system
# SUSI
# SUSI

Simon Harris plans to 'overhaul' student grant system

Updated May 3rd 2022, 1:00 PM 21,867 Views 25 Comments

The minister is bringing proposals to the Cabinet today.

# third-level - Monday 21 March, 2022

Galway and Kerry players lead the way in Rising Stars Football Team of the Year
# Third Level
From The42
# Third Level

Galway and Kerry players lead the way in Rising Stars Football Team of the Year

Mar 21st 2022, 1:08 PM 8,720 Views 1 Comment

Eight counties have players on the team.

# third-level - Tuesday 25 January, 2022

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'
# Third Level
# Third Level

Women in academia: 'What women get is endless mentoring, instead of a focus on changing the structures'

Jan 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 15,514 Views 17 Comments

Academia is no longer dominated by men, with women making up more than half of lecturers. But problems remain across third-level in Ireland.

# third-level - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Apprenticeships and post-grad studies are on the rise according to a new education report
# Education Report
# Education Report

Apprenticeships and post-grad studies are on the rise according to a new education report

Dec 28th 2021, 1:49 PM 12,747 Views 1 Comment

The number of teachers at primary and post-primary level went up from 61,942 in 2016 to 69,343 in 2020.

# third-level - Friday 5 November, 2021

CAO opens for third level applications today
# Third Level
# Third Level

CAO opens for third level applications today

Nov 5th 2021, 6:30 AM 8,927 Views 1 Comment

It opens at noon today.

# third-level - Thursday 28 October, 2021

New technological university announced for the north west

New technological university announced for the north west

Oct 28th 2021, 3:58 PM 21,377 Views 23 Comments

Galway-Mayo, Sligo and Letterkenny institutes of technology are to combine to become a Technical University.

# third-level - Friday 8 October, 2021

Colleges around the country say that some students are having to rely on food banks to get by
# Food Banks
# Food Banks

Colleges around the country say that some students are having to rely on food banks to get by

Oct 8th 2021, 12:05 AM 34,500 Views 57 Comments
  • UCC Students' Union food bank ran out of food in 50 minutes on Wednesday.
  • Volunteers say demand has spiked in the face of rent hikes and other living costs.
  • Students' representatives say it's a result of third level education being underfunded by the Government, writes Céimin Burke.

# third-level - Monday 27 September, 2021

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
# Third Level
# Third Level

Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college

Sep 27th 2021, 11:08 AM 9,079 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

# third-level - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses
# Pop Vaccine Centres
# Pop Vaccine Centres

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses

Sep 18th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,593 Views 6 Comments

Paul Reid said that hospital numbers beginning to fall but intensive care numbers are rising.

# third-level - Friday 10 September, 2021

Opinion: If the way we live and work after Covid can be reformed, why not education too?
# Leaving Cert 2021
# Leaving Cert 2021

Opinion: If the way we live and work after Covid can be reformed, why not education too?

Updated Sep 10th 2021, 10:15 AM 15,848 Views 22 Comments

It’s an ideal time to reform the Irish educational system, writes Emma DeSouza.

# third-level - Tuesday 10 August, 2021

Gardaí receiving 'daily reports' of accommodation scams in which renters lose hundreds of Euro
# Fraud
# Fraud

Gardaí receiving 'daily reports' of accommodation scams in which renters lose hundreds of Euro

Aug 10th 2021, 5:40 PM 26,276 Views 13 Comments

Gardaí are advising students to be cautious of scams ahead of the new academic year.

# 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 6,768 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 11,532 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 15,258 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 18,988 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 16,735 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 7,479 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 12,941 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 11,989 Views 15 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 9,088 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 24,953 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 26,425 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 12,350 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 38,834 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 14,341 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 31,080 Views 16 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 24,520 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 84,985 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 85,942 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 21,184 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 50,369 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 45,621 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 19,220 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 31,755 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 19,841 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 22,254 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 6,419 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 38,178 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 31,171 Views 26 Comments

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

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