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# Degree

This year
'Historic change' allows students to earn university degree outside the points system
From September, students will be able to enrol in courses in a Further Education institution before progressing to a Higher Education institution to complete their degree.
All time
'When I come home I am not allowed to cook for my children' - the harsh realities of Direct Provision in Ireland
Donnah Vuma is one of the lucky few in Direct Provision who have managed to access university education here.
'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.
Thinking of a career change? Read this first
It’s a big change to make – but so worth it.
Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees?
Our exploding education sector is a good thing in many ways – but it also has significant drawbacks.
Poll: Should a degree have a different weight depending on where it's from?
The Dublin Web Summit is giving different credits to degrees from different institutions. Do you agree with this?
Can this website sum up your entire degree in just one sentence?
Whether you studied English, maths or even photography… Yes. Yes, it can.
Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity
However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.
Overseas students attending University of Limerick set to spend €15 million
The 2,200-plus international students who are set attend the university this year are expected to spend between €7,000-12,000 each.
Want to live out that childhood dream of being an astronaut?
NASA is hiring.