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#University

# university - Today’s News

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next

Over half of those applying for a Level 8 course will be offered their first choice.

# university - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

# university - Thursday 2 August, 2018

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

# university - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees

People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.

# university - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow

From 5.15pm tomorrow, applicants will no longer be able to change their preferences for the courses they would like to do.

# university - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Fall of Irish universities in world rankings 'disappointing but not a surprise'

Trinity College Dublin has lost its place in the top 100 universities.

# university - Saturday 26 May, 2018

US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students

The decision followed a call by two hundred professors demanding his resignation.

# university - Friday 18 May, 2018

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college

“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.

# university - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Four staff members dead following shooting at Turkish university

The shooting happened at the Osmangazi University in the city of Eskisehir.

# university - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

# university - 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.

# university - Friday 19 January, 2018

Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC

The college joins DCU and UL as a University of Sanctuary.

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.

# university - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college'

All I was left with was over three thousand worth of debt, no job prospects and a qualification no better than my Leaving Cert, writes Laura Buckley.

# university - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

'Politically incorrect' Toby Young steps down from UK university watchdog

Young’s appointment had caused some backlash.

# university - Friday 5 January, 2018

'I went from football to finance': How to change your career (and your life) this year

Meet one man who did just that – plus expert advice on making the leap.

# university - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Are you a lone parent? If so, you might be eligible for a €5,000 per year higher education bursary

Students will be allocated €5,000 per year over the next three years, coming to a total of €6 million.

# university - Monday 25 December, 2017

More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway

It bucks a national trend that saw a reduction in animal testing in 2016.

# university - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Poll: Do we put too much emphasis on third-level education/going to college? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we put too much emphasis on third-level education/going to college?

New statistics show that private schools still have greater numbers of students progressing to third-level.

# university - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.

# university - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Galway university professor challenges claims he bullied a colleague in the High Court

Professor Heinz Peter Nasheuer has alleged that the investigation into claims he tried to sabotage a colleague’s career is ‘flawed’.

# university - Monday 28 August, 2017

UCC spent €200,000 in 2016 on rabbits, rats, pigs, and birds which were used in live experiments

A further €3,000 was spent on the disposal of the animal carcasses once the experiments had concluded.

# university - Monday 14 August, 2017

'We are teaching too many students to do jobs that our society doesn’t need'

We create too many graduates who are destined to drain from society rather than contribute to it, writes Chris Fitzgerald.

# university - Friday 30 June, 2017

Last-minute surge expected ahead of CAO change-of-mind deadline tomorrow

Last year, over half of applicants made changes before the deadline.

# university - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

# university - Sunday 14 May, 2017

University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs'

An engineering student writes about how he is buckling under the strain of too many exams concentrated at the end of the academic year.

# university - Friday 5 May, 2017

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper

The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.

# university - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list

Which came out on top?

# university - 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.

# university - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Going to university: 'It’s ridiculous in 2017, that grades define your path in life, and not your ability'

Our Leaving Certificate system terrorises far too many, scarring them with insecurities and locking them out of educational progression, writes Declan Lavin.

# university - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

# university - 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.”

# university - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Irish universities fail to make the top 200 in global rankings

Trinity College Dublin has been temporarily removed from the rankings while a review of its data is undertaken.

# university - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand Mammy Dinners

13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand

So many “When will you be home?” texts. So many.

# university - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'

Meet the volunteers answering late-night calls from students who need to talk.

# university - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Irish colleges fall down in international rankings

Only one Irish university did not fall in the league table.

# university - Thursday 1 September, 2016

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

# university - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.

# university - Friday 26 August, 2016

There's been an increase in the number of people donating their bodies to medical science in Ireland

In total, 397 people have donated their bodies between 2012-2015.

# university - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America Student Life
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