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# college - Thursday 15 August, 2019

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

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

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

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 This post contains videos

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday

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

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

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

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

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

# college - Monday 20 August, 2018

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.

# college - Wednesday 15 August, 2018

Open thread: What did you REALLY need to bring with you to college?

And what do you really wish you had remembered to pack?

# college - 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.

# college - 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.

# college - 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.

# college - 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.

# college - 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.

# college - 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.

# college - Saturday 10 March, 2018

50% body burn used to kill people up to the age of 40 but now half can survive 95% burn

Researchers of a new study are hoping their findings inspire burn units to try to keep people with extensive burns alive as it can be done.

# college - Monday 5 March, 2018

'I started using a wheelchair at 18 and instantly became isolated but I just want to be wanted, like everybody else'

‘People get tired of the fact that I live with my physical issues every day as if it’s a burden for them’, writes Niamh Ni Ruari.

# college - 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.

# college - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

# college - 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.

# college - Friday 19 January, 2018

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

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

# college - 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.

# college - 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.

# college - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'There's so much potential in every young person in care, just like there is in every young person'

An education fair is being held to showcase options for young people in care.

# college - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Student arrested after police officer shot and killed at Texas college

The student was being taken for a “standard debriefing” after drugs were found in his room.

# college - Friday 6 October, 2017

Woman threatened with gun in UCD campus shop raid

The incident happened at the Centra shop on campus on Wednesday evening.

# college - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From The42 UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg Flying The Flag

UCD record memorable win as they come from behind in Uefa Youth League first leg

The SSE Airtricity League U19 champions saw off Molde tonight.

# college - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'

18 students will soon start the honours degree course, the first of its kind in Ireland.

# college - 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.

# college - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here from 6am CAO

Want to check the CAO points? We'll have them right here from 6am

Whatever the college, whatever the course, we have you covered.

# college - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America Namely: Debt

12 differences between going to college in Ireland and going to college in America

Fraternity houses would not work here at all.

# college - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 things you could buy for the cost of rent in the new student accommodation in Dublin Student Gaffs

# college - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college'

I can’t afford to go to college in September because I am unemployed, writes Declan Lavin.

# college - Saturday 15 July, 2017

These students want to use ice-cream to help ex-prisoners find employment

We spoke to the students and Stan Yanchev, who works with them.

# college - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# college - Monday 3 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge The 15 people you will find in class in every arts degree Tag Yourself

The 15 people you will find in class in every arts degree

Are you the GAA boy skulling a carton of milk in class?

# college - 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.

# college - Monday 15 May, 2017

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# college - Thursday 11 May, 2017

'No plans' to close GMIT Mayo campus despite Luke 'Ming' Flanagan claims

The MEP yesterday released a statement claiming that the campus had been downgraded without consultation or transparency.

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