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#Students

# students - Friday 30 August, 2019

From The42 Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD Whitewash

Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD

Daniel Cleary struck twice as the Louth club maintained their lead at the summit.

# students - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Family of Laura Brennan say today is a 'bittersweet day' as the HPV vaccine is extended to boys HPV

Family of Laura Brennan say today is a 'bittersweet day' as the HPV vaccine is extended to boys

First-year students will be able to get the HPV vaccine this September.

# students - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.

# students - Monday 19 August, 2019

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles

The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.

# students - Sunday 18 August, 2019

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

# students - 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.

# students - 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.

# students - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season

The USI says people are ‘taking advantage of the housing crisis and accommodation shortage’.

# students - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Republican group Saoradh 'aggressively trying to recruit' students at University College Cork

The university is currently reviewing CCTV footage in a bid to identify the individuals responsible.

# students - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

# students - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

Neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission keep those details.

# students - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change

Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.

# students - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night

Students have said this is a regular occurrence at stops on campus from around 10pm onwards.

# students - Friday 18 January, 2019

From The42 Divilly taking sensible approach with UCD stars juggling college and county commitments Students

Divilly taking sensible approach with UCD stars juggling college and county commitments

John Divilly is chasing his third Sigerson Cup title as UCD manager.

Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees

New figures show that Ireland’s undergraduate population has grown by 8% over the last five years.

# students - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism DCU

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism

The sensory pod helps students take a break away from the hustle and bustle of college life.

# students - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

The two new days bring the total examination to 15 days in June.

# students - Thursday 22 November, 2018

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

# students - Friday 14 September, 2018

From The42 Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser Winning This post contains videos

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser

The Students lifted the silverware after a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps.

# students - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

# students - Monday 20 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984 Yall Mind If I Scream

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984

The price will probably make your eyes water.

# students - 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.

# students - 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.

# students - Monday 30 July, 2018

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”.

# students - Sunday 15 July, 2018

'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together Loneliness This post contains videos

'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together

We visited John and Amy who have been taking part in the service.

# students - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

# students - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

# students - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)

There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.

# students - Monday 21 May, 2018

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

# students - 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.

# students - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote

Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.

# students - Monday 23 April, 2018

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# students - Friday 6 April, 2018

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

# students - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Due a student grant? Applications open today

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

# students - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

# students - Thursday 15 March, 2018

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees Take Back Trinity This post contains videos

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees

A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.

# students - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees

The Students’ Union President is due to meet with the university’s Vice Provost on the issue.

# students - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

# students - Friday 9 March, 2018

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells Trinity This post contains videos

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

# students - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From The42 Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland International

Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland

The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.

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