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# student - Monday 13 October, 2014

Readers’ Panel Part One: What are you expecting from Budget 2015?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of tomorrow’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

# student - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

Routine mental health screening in schools could help 1 in 10 children with issues

10-20% of children and young people would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention.

# student - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge University Challenge student panics and blurts out 'whore' Hoar

University Challenge student panics and blurts out 'whore'

Here’s the thing though. HE WAS RIGHT.

# student - Monday 11 August, 2014

Rwanda tests German student for Ebola

The results will be available in 48 hours, the country’s health ministry said.

# student - Monday 14 July, 2014

India suspends death sentences of men convicted of gang rape

The lawyer representing the two men said he filed a special leave petition.

# student - Monday 23 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge American student rescued after getting stuck in giant stone vagina Bit Of Craic

American student rescued after getting stuck in giant stone vagina

Let’s not pussyfoot around this story.

# student - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Sadness at death of student travel pioneer

Ever go on a J1? You have Gordon Colleary, co-founder of Magill magazine, to thank for that.

# student - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Universities are under financial pressure - here's how they can survive

A Grant Thornton survey looks at their finances and suggests how they can survive the pressure.

# student - Monday 24 March, 2014

Body of student Steven Kavanagh recovered from Shannon RIP

Body of student Steven Kavanagh recovered from Shannon

The LIT Students’ Union Vice-President had been missing since 6 March.

# student - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Column: What's it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you ...

Working in a club will give you a huge range of skills useful in later ‘grown up’ life, writes Roisin Curran.

# student - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Body of missing Mark Casey (19) found in Limerick

A large scale search – co-ordinated by gardaí and family members – had been taking place in the city since the Offaly teenager went missing eight days ago.

# student - Thursday 13 February, 2014

Cause of Patrick Halpin's death 'undetermined' after initial post-mortem

The DCU student’s body was found near Leicester Square last Thursday. The results of further tests are now awaited.

# student - Friday 7 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Student faces suspension after taking a selfie with a dead body on a school trip OH COME ON

Body found in Leicester Square identified as missing student Patrick Halpin

The 18-year-old’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

# student - Friday 31 January, 2014

Raffaele Sollecito 'stopped at Italian border' following retrial verdict

Sollecito had his murder verdict for the killing of Meredith Kercher reinstated last night. American Amanda Knox was also found guilty of murder after the retrial.

# student - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Students launch petition after Law Society exams date moved

The students say that they now have two fewer weeks in which to study for their exams.

# student - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Landmark Montrose Hotel to be converted to 'high-spec' student housing

The relaunched ‘Montrose Student Residence’ — just across the N11 from UCD — will open its doors in September.

# student - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

First it was ‘The Inter’, then it was the Junior Cert… now it’s got a new name…

Irish people will soon have a new method of figuring out each other’s ages, Education Minister Ruairí Quinn confirmed this morning…

# student - Sunday 12 January, 2014

You might think twice before using wet wipes again...

A Cork student has found that the wipes don’t dissolve in water – even after 17 months.

Was Beethoven inspired by birdsong?

A project by a Carrick on Shannon student shows that the classical maestro may have taken much inspiration from nature.

# student - Saturday 11 January, 2014

Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?

Brown bread is more nutritious, while white bread is more processed.

# student - Friday 10 January, 2014

This is what your bones look like if you have osteoporosis

Vitamin D and calcium are essential to prevent osteoporosis, as this student found.

How clean are Irish apples? This student put it to the test

A Limerick student looked at organic and non-organic apples for a BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition project.

# student - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Are redheads more flexible than other people?

A project from a young Galway student at the BT Young Scientist and Technology exhibition set out to discover the truth…

# student - Sunday 29 December, 2013

India to hold vigils to mark anniversary of gang-rape victim's death

The 23-year-old physiotherapy student died this day last year, nearly two weeks after being attacked by a gang of men on a moving bus in Dehli.

# student - Thursday 12 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls? Do Uimhir

Can you use your Leaving Cert Irish to pick up girls?

I like your chicken roll…

# student - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Here's a museum that tells blind visitors: Please touch!

Blind and visually impaired visitors are encouraged to get up close to items during their special tours.

# student - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Column: ‘I was a regular teen who has unfortunately dealt a harder life than most’

Niamh n Ruarí was diagnosed with a disease that affects one in every 200,000 people, but is determined to re-educate society on the perceptions they have of those who are physically less fortunate.

# student - Friday 22 November, 2013

Student falsely accused of taxi fare dodge granted stay on court costs awarded against him

Eoin McKeogh lost a case against six newspapers over their reporting of his legal dispute with Google and Facebook.

# student - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Natasha McShane case: Accused will not testify in court

Heriberto Viramontes is charged with attempted murder, aggravated battery and armed robbery. The jury is expected to begin deliberations later today.

# student - Monday 7 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Hugh Jackman runs into former student on the red carpet Hot For Teacher

WATCH: Hugh Jackman runs into former student on the red carpet

Did you know that Hugh Jackman used to be a P.E. teacher?

# student - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

# student - Monday 19 August, 2013

Poll: Should college grants be cut in the Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should college grants be cut in the Budget?

There is speculation that the college grants could be cut in October’s Budget as part of saving €100m in the Education Department.

# student - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

# student - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Body of Irish student Davin Harrison recovered from US river

The 20-year-old had been rafting with a group of people when he got into trouble on Saturday afternoon.

# student - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision

The Irish student, who is studying in the UK, said he still has not been given news on a decision about his grant application.

# student - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Student 'forgotten' in cell for four days to get $4 million from US

Daniel Chong said he had to drink his own urine to stay alive in the windowless Drug Enforcement Administration cell.

# student - Monday 29 July, 2013

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments

The head of operations at SUSI said that the students grants scheme has undergone a number of improvements.

# student - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 21 ways to tell you were an Irish college student Student Life

21 ways to tell you were an Irish college student

Chicken fillet rolls, pints and fags.

# student - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

From The42 VIDEO: Road to Rio 2016 begins in the swimming pool for Irish hero Gold Standard This post contains videos

VIDEO: Road to Rio 2016 begins in the swimming pool for Irish hero

Darragh McDonald is striving to replicate the Gold Medal he won in London last year.