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# students - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday

NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology have distanced themselves from the event since 2011.

# students - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations

The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.

# students - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised' UCD

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'

A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.

# students - Monday 22 January, 2018

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

# students - Friday 12 January, 2018

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths

It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.

# students - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September

The Nord Anglia International School in Dublin will offer students the International Baccalaureate.

# students - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

# students - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

# students - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# students - Friday 10 November, 2017

At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse

At least two of them are severely injured.

# students - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

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Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?

Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.

# students - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# students - Monday 25 September, 2017

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

# students - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine

UCDSU president Katie Ascough said the decision was “in line with legal advice”.

# students - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# students - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?

The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.

# students - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

# students - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year

Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.

# students - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# students - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos

A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.

# students - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development

A UK developer is planning to change the Westwood Hotel in Galway to a 400-bed student housing unit.

# students - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# students - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# students - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.

# students - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

# students - Monday 15 May, 2017

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

# students - Friday 5 May, 2017

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

# students - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year

While the majority make it to their second year, a sizeable portion of students do not.

# students - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.

# students - Monday 27 March, 2017

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

# students - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# students - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

# students - Monday 27 February, 2017

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry

More than 500,000 new ‘skippers’ are expected to be needed over the next two decades.

# students - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday'

Tonight is expected to the busiest of the week as part of the city’s unofficial rag week.

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

# students - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# students - Sunday 8 January, 2017

How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams

“Once I sat in the library for 13 hours straight and didn’t even take a break. I did my thesis in one whole night.”

# students - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

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