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# college - Monday 14 September, 2020

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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