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# student - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision
# University
# University

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision

Aug 3rd 2013, 8:30 AM 8,473 Views 33 Comments

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
# Daniel Chong

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

Jul 31st 2013, 8:27 AM 20,405 Views 46 Comments

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
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments

Jul 29th 2013, 9:28 AM 6,117 Views 21 Comments

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

# student - Thursday 20 June, 2013

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

21 ways to tell you were an Irish college student

Jun 20th 2013, 1:00 PM 59,554 Views 52 Comments

Chicken fillet rolls, pints and fags.

# student - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

VIDEO: Road to Rio 2016 begins in the swimming pool for Irish hero
# Gold Standard
From The42
# Gold Standard

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

Jun 19th 2013, 9:29 PM 969 Views 0 Comments

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

# student - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Irish children less likely to feel they belong in primary schools
# Education
# Education

Irish children less likely to feel they belong in primary schools

Jun 12th 2013, 10:45 AM 7,777 Views 24 Comments

A new report also found that teachers report pupils often coming to class too tired to concentrate.

# student - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Student accidentally shot dead by police while aiming for burglar
# New York
# New York

Student accidentally shot dead by police while aiming for burglar

May 19th 2013, 3:59 PM 23,936 Views 77 Comments

The intruder was killed in New York.

# student - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Lennox Lewis has been tweeting a UL student with some exam tips
# Box Clever
From The42
# Box Clever

Lennox Lewis has been tweeting a UL student with some exam tips

May 8th 2013, 1:21 PM 2,122 Views 0 Comments

“Get some sleep.” Solid.

# student - Friday 15 February, 2013

11-year-old boy takes own life on train tracks in Japan
# Japan
# Japan

11-year-old boy takes own life on train tracks in Japan

Feb 15th 2013, 8:53 AM 25,481 Views 19 Comments

It is thought the boy’s suicide was in protest at plans to close his school.

# student - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Updated: Five men plead not guilty in India gang rape trial
# India
# India

Updated: Five men plead not guilty in India gang rape trial

Feb 2nd 2013, 11:20 AM 6,984 Views 19 Comments

The plea comes as India looks set to introduce death penalty in some rape cases.

# student - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students
# Students
# Students

Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students

Jan 9th 2013, 11:41 AM 3,430 Views 15 Comments

The money is to be used by third level students facing financial hardship, and comes as some students are still waiting for grants.

Third Delhi gang-rape suspect to plead not guilty: lawyer
# New Delhi
# New Delhi

Third Delhi gang-rape suspect to plead not guilty: lawyer

Jan 9th 2013, 11:14 AM 4,786 Views 10 Comments

The suspect will plead not guilty to all charges, his lawyer said, claiming the two other suspects would also plead not guilty.

# student - Monday 7 January, 2013

Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court
# India
# India

Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court

Jan 7th 2013, 7:22 AM 3,929 Views 18 Comments

The five men have been charged with rape, kidnapping, robbery and conspiracy – and could face the death penalty if convicted.

# student - Friday 28 December, 2012

Indian gang-rape victim dies
# RIP
# RIP

Indian gang-rape victim dies

Dec 28th 2012, 10:38 PM 25,828 Views 99 Comments

The 23-year-old died of severe organ failure in a Singapore hospital where she had been airlifted yesterday.

# student - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim
# India
# India

Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim

Dec 27th 2012, 9:33 AM 15,474 Views 17 Comments

The 23-year-old student was airlifted from India to Singapore overnight in a bid to save her life after a vicious gang-rape on a New Dehli bus left her with severe injuries.

# student - Monday 17 December, 2012

Calls for independent student grant appeals system
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Calls for independent student grant appeals system

Dec 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,206 Views 9 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming said that the office of the Ombudsman currently does not cover the student grant processing.

# student - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Readers’ Panel: Student
# Readers Panel
# Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Student

Dec 6th 2012, 6:00 AM 2,164 Views 7 Comments

Andrew O’Connell had been expecting a greater cut to the Children’s Allowance. Overall, he believes today’s Budget could have been much worse.

# student - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget?
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget?

Dec 5th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,441 Views 31 Comments

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

# student - Friday 30 November, 2012

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying
# Cyber Bullying
# Cyber Bullying

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying

Nov 30th 2012, 10:22 AM 13,566 Views 24 Comments

Teens feel like it’s the worst kind because they “can’t escape it” and pictures and messages can be spread so quickly.

# student - Thursday 15 November, 2012

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil
# Students
# Students

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil

Nov 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 10,243 Views 44 Comments

John Logue was arrested in the Dáil visitors’ gallery last night but was later released without charge.

# student - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Oct 27th 2012, 11:00 AM 5,941 Views 13 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# student - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

Student life: Phones under pillows, cereal and Usain Bolt
# Student Life
# Student Life

Student life: Phones under pillows, cereal and Usain Bolt

Oct 24th 2012, 12:50 PM 12,659 Views 12 Comments

The latest CSO Census at School release gives an insight into life for thousands of Ireland’s secondary school students.

# student - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Column: Why the Leaving Cert as we know it is redundant, by a headmaster
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why the Leaving Cert as we know it is redundant, by a headmaster

Sep 5th 2012, 7:00 AM 1,107 Views 69 Comments

There are better assessment systems out there internationally, writes headmaster Arthur Godsil. So why aren’t we using them?

# student - Tuesday 21 August, 2012

Hungry student? New scheme provides meals on the cheap
# Clever Cuisine
# Clever Cuisine

Hungry student? New scheme provides meals on the cheap

Aug 21st 2012, 6:40 AM 9,032 Views 24 Comments

The typical image of student food is beans on toast – but one new scheme aims to change that picture.

# student - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer
# I Heart Chad
From The42
# I Heart Chad

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer

Aug 16th 2012, 3:49 PM 1,607 Views 0 Comments

It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.

# student - Friday 20 July, 2012

Look inside: Barack Obama's student flat is up for rent
# Gaff Force One
From The Daily Edge
# Gaff Force One

Look inside: Barack Obama's student flat is up for rent

Jul 20th 2012, 10:36 AM 7,812 Views 3 Comments

The US president’s tiny old apartment in New York is available. Let’s have a nosey around, shall we?

# student - Monday 25 June, 2012

Teacher and students arrested after 'brutal' hazing allegations
# Hazing
# Hazing

Teacher and students arrested after 'brutal' hazing allegations

Jun 25th 2012, 10:05 PM 15,314 Views 10 Comments

Three boys were attacked in separate incidents at a high school in Southern California. One 18-year-old student is being investigated for child cruelty.

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US
# Copyright
# Copyright

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US

Jun 25th 2012, 12:19 PM 5,812 Views 12 Comments

The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.

# student - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Canadian porn actor suspect pleads not guilty to murdering Chinese student
# Grisly
# Grisly

Canadian porn actor suspect pleads not guilty to murdering Chinese student

Jun 19th 2012, 7:39 PM 5,171 Views 9 Comments

Luka Rocco Magnotta appeared before the Montreal courthouse via video link for safety and logistical reasons.

# student - Thursday 7 June, 2012

Jay Z and Kanye West offer 'austerity-busting' discount for Dublin gig
# Watch The Throne
From The Daily Edge
# Watch The Throne

Jay Z and Kanye West offer 'austerity-busting' discount for Dublin gig

Jun 7th 2012, 12:16 PM 8,050 Views 34 Comments

The hip-hop superstars are getting on the austerity buzz by cutting ticket prices for students and the unwaged for Saturday’s gig.

# student - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Body of student Nicola Furlong to be flown home from Japan
# Investigation
# Investigation

Body of student Nicola Furlong to be flown home from Japan

May 31st 2012, 7:58 AM 4,137 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old student was found dead in a hotel room in Tokyo after attending a Nicki Minaj concert in the city. She is believed to have been strangled.

# student - Monday 28 May, 2012

Two men charged with assaulting friend of dead Wexford student in Tokyo
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

Two men charged with assaulting friend of dead Wexford student in Tokyo

May 28th 2012, 9:05 PM 12,921 Views 31 Comments

Nicola Furlong, 21, died in Tokyo on Thursday morning. A friend she was with that night is alleged to have been assaulted by two American men.

# student - Sunday 27 May, 2012

Two American men arrested following Tokyo death of Irish student
# Japan
# Japan

Two American men arrested following Tokyo death of Irish student

May 27th 2012, 3:33 PM 9,774 Views 6 Comments

Local reports say two American men have been arrested in Japan, and that Nicola Furlong, 21, died of suffocation.

# student - Friday 25 May, 2012

DCU student found dead in Tokyo hotel room after concert
# Nicola Furlong
# Nicola Furlong

DCU student found dead in Tokyo hotel room after concert

May 25th 2012, 9:50 AM 6,314 Views 4 Comments

Twenty-one-year-old Nicola Furlong was living in Japan as part of her studies. Her body was found yesterday morning.

# student - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

US student forced to drink urine after being forgotten in jail cell
# Forgotten
# Forgotten

US student forced to drink urine after being forgotten in jail cell

May 2nd 2012, 6:58 PM 13,099 Views 35 Comments

Daniel Chong was left for five days without food or water, in what authorities said was an accident.

# student - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Competition aims for new approach to graduate employment
# Employment
# Employment

Competition aims for new approach to graduate employment

Mar 14th 2012, 7:15 AM 2,115 Views 1 Comment

The National Student Challenge will take place in UCD today in what gradireland hopes is a new way of providing opportunities for graduates with some of Ireland’s biggest companies.

# student - Monday 12 March, 2012

11-year-old student driven home to use the bathroom due to lack of SNAs
# Education Cuts
# Education Cuts

11-year-old student driven home to use the bathroom due to lack of SNAs

Mar 12th 2012, 12:23 PM 6,716 Views 20 Comments

The primary school student at St Munchin’s CBS in Limerick, who is in a wheelchair, has had to have his mother attend the school to help bring him to the bathroom during the school day.

# student - Friday 3 February, 2012

Traveller loses legal case over right to attend local school
# Courts
# Courts

Traveller loses legal case over right to attend local school

Feb 3rd 2012, 3:09 PM 8,149 Views 137 Comments

The teenager’s mother had argued that giving priority enrolment to sons of past pupils was indirect discrimination against Travellers.

# student - Friday 30 December, 2011

Family heard of son's death on Facebook
# Facebook
# Facebook

Family heard of son's death on Facebook

Dec 30th 2011, 4:39 PM 5,792 Views 6 Comments

Police have apologised after the family of an Indian student murdered on 26 December in Manchester found out about his death on Facebook.

# student - Saturday 10 December, 2011

Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say
# Virginia Tech
# Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say

Dec 10th 2011, 5:40 PM 3,141 Views 4 Comments

Ross Truett Ashley, 22, is said to have killed a police officer apparently at random before turning the gun on himself.