# third-level - Wednesday 20 March, 2013
Equal access data from the Higher Education Authority has shown that third level entrants from the top three socio-economic backgrounds continue to increase, with those from less wealthy background dropping off.
# third-level - Saturday 9 March, 2013
However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.
# third-level - Friday 1 March, 2013
Nearly 10,000 students have either been approved a grant but not yet paid, or have applications still being processed.
# third-level - Thursday 28 February, 2013
And several other well-known hurlers in third-level action.
The last four clashes in the third-level hurling competition take place tomorrow.
# third-level - Friday 22 February, 2013
Plus 19 others of current inter-county figures in action in their third-level Gaelic football days. Check out some of the hairstyles.
# third-level - Thursday 21 February, 2013
The last four clashes in the third-level Gaelic football competition take place tomorrow.
The former Tipperary All-Ireland winning manager will be in opposition to his former third-level side in an emotional occasion next week.
# third-level - Wednesday 20 February, 2013
The remaining quarter-finals of the third-level hurling competition take place today.
# third-level - Tuesday 19 February, 2013
The Limerick-based college became the first side to reach the last four as they get set to contest the semi-final stage for the first time.
# third-level - Wednesday 30 January, 2013
The new system called U-Multirank was launched under Ireland’s EU presidency today.
# third-level - Monday 28 January, 2013
This year’s Sigerson Cup throws in on Tuesday afternoon. Here’s the first part of a team guide to the competition.
# third-level - Sunday 20 January, 2013
New figures show SUSI is onow dealing with just 619 applications, down from a high of 55,000.
# third-level - Monday 14 January, 2013
The union at Galway-Mayo IT is handing out bags of food to hard-up students as SUSI continues catching up on grant payments.
# third-level - Monday 7 January, 2013
The Union of Students in Ireland says students are going to college hungry – while one college has set up a soup kitchen for students who can’t afford food.
# third-level - Wednesday 5 December, 2012
The Government has announced plans to introduce a €250 hike in college fees and a reduction in the income threshold for those eligible for maintenance grants.
# third-level - Monday 19 November, 2012
Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.
# third-level - Saturday 17 November, 2012
The government is reported to be considering a graduate tax to pay for third-level education. Good idea? Bad idea?
# third-level - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.
A new concept could be used to settle the outcome of stalemates that arise in third-level GAA games.
# third-level - Thursday 25 October, 2012
New figures show that 65,000 students applied under the new student grant system – but decisions have been made on just 12,000 applications so far.
# third-level - Thursday 20 September, 2012
Today’s youth want to be involved in building Ireland’s future, writes Daithí de Buitléir.
# third-level - Tuesday 18 September, 2012
The Connacht champions midfielder talks to TheScore.ie on coping with Donegal’s midfield challenge, the confidence from beating Dublin and his pre-game routine.
# third-level - Wednesday 29 August, 2012
Survey finds 99 per cent of parents want to send their child to a third level institution but almost half have no funding in place to pay for it.
# third-level - Friday 24 August, 2012
‘Radical’ new proposals for interviews are really a return to the past, writes Joanna Tuffy TD. Instead, we need a much wider debate on third level education.
# third-level - Tuesday 21 August, 2012
National Consumer Agency says it’s important that students check all penalty charges before choosing their account.
A new scheme at TCD means students will need personal statements and references from teachers to get into college. Good idea?
# third-level - Monday 20 August, 2012
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5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
Over two thirds of parents believe they will have to borrow their children’s third level education.
The nine stories you need to know as you start your day.
# third-level - Tuesday 14 August, 2012
The nine stories you need to know this morning.
# third-level - Saturday 11 August, 2012
Third level students will be able to use the new style travelcard to get Leap Card fare on transport.
# third-level - Wednesday 8 August, 2012
Interest groups say the move could result in children from low-income families being refused maintenance assistance.
# third-level - Thursday 2 August, 2012
Caught between fees and grants, a growing number of would-be students face missing out altogether. Welcome to the world of the ‘inbetweeners’, writes Patrick Kelleher.
# third-level - Wednesday 11 July, 2012
The degrees at the online college will be awarded by the University of London.
# third-level - Tuesday 12 June, 2012
Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn urged students to apply for grants early this year.
# third-level - Thursday 24 May, 2012
The Higher Education Authority says surging demands on the education system could mean fees could be doubled or more.
# third-level - Wednesday 23 May, 2012
The union’s members have voted in favour of maintaining the USI’s current position in campaigning for fully Exchequer-funded fees.
# third-level - Monday 14 May, 2012
Project will bring together 20,000 students and staff and the dozens of different DIT colleges together on one campus.