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# students - Friday 10 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 10th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,072 Views 27 Comments

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
# Btyse
# Btyse

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

Jan 9th 2020, 11:17 AM 145,338 Views 35 Comments

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

# students - Friday 13 December, 2019

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

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

Dec 13th 2019, 12:59 PM 4,631 Views 1 Comment

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
# SUSI
# SUSI

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

Dec 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 23,571 Views 14 Comments

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
# LGBT Survey
# LGBT Survey

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

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 20,232 Views 123 Comments

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
# Mumps
# Mumps

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

Oct 25th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,363 Views 18 Comments

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
# Múinteoirí
# Múinteoirí

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

Oct 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,890 Views 11 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Oct 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 11,493 Views 20 Comments

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
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

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

Oct 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 42,806 Views 20 Comments

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

# students - Friday 30 August, 2019

Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD
# Whitewash
From The42
# Whitewash

Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD

Aug 30th 2019, 10:03 PM 3,485 Views 0 Comments

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
# HPV

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

Aug 27th 2019, 12:10 PM 21,827 Views 11 Comments

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
# Demand V Supply
# Demand V Supply

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

Aug 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,589 Views 72 Comments

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
# College Fees
# College Fees

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

Aug 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,870 Views 39 Comments

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?
# Analysis
# Analysis

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

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 AM 24,121 Views 82 Comments

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
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 11,224 Views 17 Comments

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
# Cao 2019
# Cao 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next

Aug 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 28,961 Views 3 Comments

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
# Generation Rent
# Generation Rent

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

Jul 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,111 Views 8 Comments

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
# Cork
# Cork

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

Apr 24th 2019, 8:30 PM 70,928 Views 80 Comments

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
# Research
# Research

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

Apr 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,849 Views 12 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Mar 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,470 Views 27 Comments

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
# Day Of Action
# Day Of Action

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

Mar 6th 2019, 7:17 AM 30,498 Views 117 Comments

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
# Dublin Bus
# Dublin Bus

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

Mar 2nd 2019, 9:00 PM 73,983 Views 91 Comments

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

# students - Friday 18 January, 2019

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

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

Jan 18th 2019, 4:41 PM 7,583 Views 0 Comments

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
# Higher Education
# Higher Education

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

Jan 18th 2019, 6:20 AM 7,592 Views 7 Comments

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
# DCU

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

Jan 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 19,810 Views 6 Comments

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
# Changes
# Changes

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

Dec 19th 2018, 1:46 PM 39,398 Views 28 Comments

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
# Rental Crisis
# Rental Crisis

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:26 PM 12,760 Views 37 Comments

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

# students - Friday 14 September, 2018

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser
# Winning
From The42
# Winning

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

Sep 14th 2018, 10:20 PM 4,673 Views 2 Comments

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
# Results Are In
# Results Are In

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

Sep 12th 2018, 6:01 AM 30,888 Views 12 Comments

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

# students - Monday 20 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 20th 2018, 2:20 PM 20,068 Views 4 Comments

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
# Consent
# Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

Aug 7th 2018, 8:41 AM 20,724 Views 118 Comments

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
# College
# College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 38,725 Views 3 Comments

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
# Ba Journalism
# Ba Journalism

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

Jul 30th 2018, 2:54 PM 28,655 Views 12 Comments

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
# Loneliness

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

Jul 15th 2018, 9:30 PM 27,981 Views 17 Comments

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%
# Galway
# Galway

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

Jun 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,681 Views 25 Comments

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
# Politics And Society
# Politics And Society

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

Jun 20th 2018, 7:48 PM 52,172 Views 45 Comments

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)
# Testing Times
# Testing Times

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

Jun 6th 2018, 2:41 PM 26,291 Views 16 Comments

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
# Phone Use
# Phone Use

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

May 21st 2018, 8:40 AM 8,326 Views 22 Comments

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
# Scorecards
# Scorecards

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college

May 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,189 Views 29 Comments

“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
# Eighth Amendment

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

May 5th 2018, 6:00 AM 32,405 Views 61 Comments

Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.