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# college - Friday 5 November, 2021

There's a 'national obsession' with the points race, says Harris highlighting CAO changes
# Student Options
# Student Options

There's a 'national obsession' with the points race, says Harris highlighting CAO changes

Nov 5th 2021, 1:02 PM 14,261 Views 30 Comments

The new enhanced CAO website now includes Further Education and Apprenticeship options.

# college - 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 9,049 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

# college - Friday 24 September, 2021

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class

Sep 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 36,137 Views 63 Comments
  • University College Cork has said lecturers will ask campus security to remove those who refuse requests to wear a mask, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • College says classes may also be cancelled and will not be repeated if security are unable to attend.

# college - Monday 20 September, 2021

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round
# College
# College

Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round

Sep 20th 2021, 12:56 PM 15,588 Views 0 Comments

The CAO released its second round of offers to applicants this morning.

# college - 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 12,585 Views 6 Comments

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

# college - Wednesday 15 September, 2021

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation
# Leaders' Questions
# Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation

Sep 15th 2021, 4:24 PM 15,459 Views 29 Comments

The Taoiseach said a “close eye” will be kept on colleges and what they charge in for rent.

# college - Tuesday 7 September, 2021

Over 55,000 people offered place in CAO Round One - points rise in teaching, business and health
# Round One
# Round One

Over 55,000 people offered place in CAO Round One - points rise in teaching, business and health

Sep 7th 2021, 2:00 PM 38,629 Views 13 Comments
  • This afternoon’s Round One offers is official confirmation of whether students got their preferred course.
  • Round One offers must be accepted online by 3pm on Monday 13 September.
  • Four courses have now reached 625 points.

# college - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Occupancy limits and sanitation: Higher education announces plans for 'safe return' to campuses
# Back On Campus
# Back On Campus

Occupancy limits and sanitation: Higher education announces plans for 'safe return' to campuses

Aug 3rd 2021, 9:22 AM 20,078 Views 8 Comments

Colleges will implement sanitation and ventilation measures, as well as occupancy limits in certain locations.

# college - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Harris to seek government approval for 4,600 extra college places for upcoming semester
# Education
# Education

Harris to seek government approval for 4,600 extra college places for upcoming semester

Jul 13th 2021, 7:56 AM 13,961 Views 18 Comments

There has been a significant increase in demand for college places this year.

# college - Monday 12 July, 2021

Staff and students urged to sign up for pilot antigen testing project on four college campuses
# College
# College

Staff and students urged to sign up for pilot antigen testing project on four college campuses

Jul 12th 2021, 9:01 AM 19,561 Views 14 Comments

Testing will involve volunteers providing saliva samples twice weekly.

# college - 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 18,963 Views 8 Comments

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

# college - 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 11,815 Views 14 Comments

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

# college - 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 24,936 Views 7 Comments

The CAO has received 66,457 applications to date.

# college - Tuesday 1 December, 2020

Cabinet agrees to purchase 875,000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine
# Moderna
# Moderna

Cabinet agrees to purchase 875,000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 1st 2020, 6:10 AM 28,222 Views 40 Comments

The Cabinet is also due to be updated on the progress to date of the Government’s new task force on the delivery of vaccines.

# college - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies
# College
# College

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies

Nov 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 22,176 Views 54 Comments

Trinity professor Ciaran O’Neill says it’s time for Irish universities to address their own dark imperial past as students now seek real change.

# college - Saturday 3 October, 2020

6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 47,245 Views 34 Comments

The results of the review were announced this evening by the Department of Education.

# college - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Some students affected by Leaving Cert grade errors may have to defer college course, Foley says
# Calculated Grades
# Calculated Grades

Some students affected by Leaving Cert grade errors may have to defer college course, Foley says

Oct 1st 2020, 9:43 AM 22,879 Views 66 Comments

It’s understood 800 to 900 students may have lost out on a college place due to the situation.

# college - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home
# NUIG
# NUIG

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home

Sep 30th 2020, 6:45 AM 26,563 Views 14 Comments

One NUIG student is trying to leave his accommodation partly due to rising cases in Galway.

# college - Monday 14 September, 2020

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says
# Student Housing
# Student Housing

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says

Sep 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,762 Views 17 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

# college - 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 21,143 Views 25 Comments

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

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
# College
# College

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister

Aug 31st 2020, 11:06 AM 20,038 Views 43 Comments

Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.

# college - 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 50,357 Views 32 Comments

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

# college - Sunday 9 August, 2020

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that
# Staying Home
# Staying Home

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that

Aug 9th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,692 Views 0 Comments

With lectures moving largely online, students with a tough home life may find themselves with few good options.

# college - 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 19,188 Views 50 Comments

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

# college - Friday 24 July, 2020

Government to spend €200 million on re-education and job incentives
# July Stimulus
# July Stimulus

Government to spend €200 million on re-education and job incentives

Jul 24th 2020, 4:34 PM 17,041 Views 29 Comments

Employers will be given incentives to hire apprentices and young, unemployed workers.

# college - 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 19,825 Views 18 Comments

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

# college - 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 38,121 Views 45 Comments

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

# college - Monday 1 June, 2020

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year
# Accommodation
# Accommodation

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year

Jun 1st 2020, 9:00 AM 29,352 Views 24 Comments

NUI Galway is offering students a reduced rent rate next year due to the ‘hybrid’ way universities are expected to operate.

# college - 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 10,625 Views 3 Comments

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

# college - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review
# Religion
# Religion

Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 13,367 Views 32 Comments

A 2015 review found several institutions had no public appointment or tendering procedure for the employment of chaplains.

# college - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

LIT and AIT want to join up to create a River Shannon-linked technological university
# Better Than One
# Better Than One

LIT and AIT want to join up to create a River Shannon-linked technological university

Oct 15th 2019, 2:51 PM 12,228 Views 7 Comments

The goal is to create a new unique, disruptive technological university.

# college - Saturday 5 October, 2019

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

Oct 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 24,866 Views 52 Comments

18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.

# college - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 11,229 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

# college - Thursday 1 August, 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next

Aug 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 28,962 Views 3 Comments

Round Zero offers must be accepted by 7 August at 5.15pm.

# college - Friday 5 July, 2019

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next

Jul 5th 2019, 10:50 AM 22,943 Views 5 Comments

Round A offers must be accepted by Wednesday 10 July at 5.15pm.

# college - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday
# Change Of Mind
# Change Of Mind

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday

Jun 29th 2019, 11:00 AM 10,991 Views 3 Comments

People who have applied to go to college or university can add, remove or change the order of their course choices.

# college - Monday 8 April, 2019

Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
# College Scandal
# College Scandal

Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Apr 8th 2019, 10:21 PM 32,286 Views 0 Comments

Another dozen parents charged in the case have also agreed to plead guilty.

# college - Saturday 9 March, 2019

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year
# Cao Applications
# Cao Applications

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year

Mar 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,419 Views 9 Comments

A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

# college - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected
# Dublin City Centre
# Dublin City Centre

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected

Oct 17th 2018, 10:50 AM 19,704 Views 80 Comments

The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.

# college - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

There's still time to apply for some CAO courses through the 'Available Places' facility
# CAO 2018
# CAO 2018

There's still time to apply for some CAO courses through the 'Available Places' facility

Aug 21st 2018, 11:31 AM 13,435 Views 2 Comments

Available Places are places that remain unfilled in particular courses after all offers have been made and waiting lists have been exhausted.

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