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# students - Monday 14 September, 2020

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

The latest report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

# students - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school

The guidance says that health and wellbeing should be prioritized for school staff.

# students - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans

Labour leader Alan Kelly called for Education Minister Norma Foley to take questions on the matter next week.

# students - Friday 17 July, 2020

Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'

The publication of this year’s results will not be available until 7 September.

# students - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Lack of safety guidance on schools putting staff and students 'at risk', warns trade union

Fórsa was critical of the Department of Education in a submission to the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee.

# students - Monday 22 June, 2020

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds

That’s according to a new national survey published by NUI Galway’s Active Consent Programme.

# students - Friday 1 May, 2020

Student radiographers will be offered three-month paid contract from 18 May

The students had been calling on Simon Harris to pay them for their work during the pandemic.

# students - Monday 27 April, 2020

Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected

There is a focus on student learner needs and wellbeing at the moment.

# students - Tuesday 24 March, 2020

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

# students - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

Students vacating Trinity-owned accommodation to be refunded - but private renters face uncertainty

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin called for clarity to be given to those in rental accommodation at this time of national crisis.

# students - Friday 28 February, 2020

Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'

UCD’s Welfare Officer said that students are coming to her office with sleeping bags.

# students - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets

More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.

# students - Friday 21 February, 2020

From The42 Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford First Class This post contains videos

Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford

Meanwhile, Cabinteely roared into the new First Division season with four goals in 45 minutes against Bray.

# students - Friday 7 February, 2020

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

# students - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Gardaí 'won't sanction' climate change protest by secondary students in Dublin tomorrow

Gardaí warned the students that the potential for crowd trouble could lead open to “criminal proceedings” against those with a duty of care.

# students - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears

A number of colleges have issued advice to their students.

# students - Friday 10 January, 2020

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit

Thousands of students from all over Europe, including the Republic of Ireland, go to the UK as part of the programme each year, and vice versa.

# students - Thursday 9 January, 2020

This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed

The project is on display at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition this week.

# students - Friday 13 December, 2019

From The42 UCD appoint former Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United striker Myler as new manager Belfield Return

UCD appoint former Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United striker Myler as new manager

The 43-year-old began his League of Ireland career with the Students.

# students - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated

Barring orders were included on a list of acceptable documentation students could use to prove their parents were separated.

# students - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

# students - Friday 25 October, 2019

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

# students - Thursday 10 October, 2019

Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible

Minister Joe McHugh announced the measure in his department’s Budget 2020 briefing.

# students - Saturday 5 October, 2019

Opinion: Many students will be locked out of third-level if costs and supports don't start to balance

The cost of accommodation, grant reductions and rising fees are causing real challenges to young people.

# students - Friday 4 October, 2019

64,300 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on

Nineteen students secured 11 higher/common-level A grades and distinctions this year.

# 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.

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