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# students - Friday 6 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 6th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,601 Views 35 Comments

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
# Grant Me Some Cash
# Grant Me Some Cash

Due a student grant? Applications open today

Apr 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,753 Views 4 Comments

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

# students - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,393 Views 123 Comments

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
# Take Back Trinity

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

Mar 15th 2018, 2:58 PM 14,417 Views 38 Comments

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
# Take Back Trinity
# Take Back Trinity

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

Mar 13th 2018, 2:16 PM 23,435 Views 88 Comments

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
# To Trinity And Beyond
# To Trinity And Beyond

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

Mar 10th 2018, 4:00 PM 22,377 Views 13 Comments

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
# Trinity

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

Mar 9th 2018, 2:12 PM 26,352 Views 34 Comments

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

# students - Thursday 8 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 8th 2018, 3:38 PM 9,020 Views 1 Comment

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

# students - Monday 26 February, 2018

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Feb 26th 2018, 4:15 PM 19,753 Views 38 Comments

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

# students - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said
# I Hear You
# I Hear You

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:34 AM 44,682 Views 107 Comments

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

# students - Monday 19 February, 2018

Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject
# State Guidelines
# State Guidelines

Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject

Feb 19th 2018, 8:13 AM 17,648 Views 205 Comments

Richard Bruton said the new guidelines would mean children who don’t study religion “will no longer be sitting at the back of the class”.

# students - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday
# Galway Rag Week
# Galway Rag Week

Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday

Feb 13th 2018, 6:10 AM 39,384 Views 20 Comments

NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology have distanced themselves from the event since 2011.

# students - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations
# Videodoc
# Videodoc

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations

Feb 6th 2018, 6:10 AM 16,379 Views 12 Comments

The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.

# students - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'
# UCD
# UCD

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'

Feb 3rd 2018, 4:08 PM 26,648 Views 25 Comments

A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.

# students - Monday 22 January, 2018

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Jan 22nd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,024 Views 43 Comments

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

# students - Friday 12 January, 2018

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths
# Parenting
# Parenting

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths

Jan 12th 2018, 6:30 AM 8,332 Views 9 Comments

It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.

# students - Thursday 11 January, 2018

'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September
# Nord Anglia
# Nord Anglia

'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September

Jan 11th 2018, 2:15 PM 41,973 Views 81 Comments

The Nord Anglia International School in Dublin will offer students the International Baccalaureate.

# students - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests
# Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
# Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

Jan 2nd 2018, 7:00 PM 21,066 Views 103 Comments

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

# students - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam
# Tempus Fugit
# Tempus Fugit

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 15,967 Views 12 Comments

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

# students - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them
# Boys And Girls
# Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

Nov 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,396 Views 17 Comments

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# students - Friday 10 November, 2017

At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse
# Blagnac
# Blagnac

At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse

Nov 10th 2017, 4:48 PM 15,492 Views 65 Comments

At least two of them are severely injured.

# students - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin
# No Loans
# No Loans

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

Oct 4th 2017, 8:01 PM 8,299 Views 22 Comments

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?
# Education
# Education

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?

Oct 4th 2017, 8:45 AM 29,213 Views 109 Comments

Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.

# students - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work
# RSCI
# RSCI

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

Sep 26th 2017, 6:15 AM 22,456 Views 87 Comments

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# students - Monday 25 September, 2017

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding
# Tackling Obesity
# Tackling Obesity

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Sep 25th 2017, 9:52 PM 19,180 Views 38 Comments

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

# students - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine
# Katie Ascough
# Katie Ascough

UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine

Sep 20th 2017, 8:26 PM 16,597 Views 58 Comments

UCDSU president Katie Ascough said the decision was “in line with legal advice”.

# students - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon
# Ms Readathon
# Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Sep 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,321 Views 2 Comments

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# students - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?
# Seeking Arrangement
# Seeking Arrangement

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?

Sep 3rd 2017, 7:30 PM 41,468 Views 47 Comments

The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.

# students - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter
# Academic Problems
# Academic Problems

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Aug 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,790 Views 18 Comments

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

# students - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year
# Common Points Scale
# Common Points Scale

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year

Aug 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 31,017 Views 36 Comments

Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.

# students - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life
# Countdown To Results
# Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

Aug 13th 2017, 10:00 PM 17,712 Views 4 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# students - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos
# Results Night
# Results Night

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos

Aug 12th 2017, 4:01 PM 20,373 Views 26 Comments

A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.

# students - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development
# Stand Off
# Stand Off

'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development

Aug 9th 2017, 11:44 AM 14,284 Views 30 Comments

A UK developer is planning to change the Westwood Hotel in Galway to a 400-bed student housing unit.

# students - Thursday 15 June, 2017

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
# Census
# Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 66,154 Views 83 Comments

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# students - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert
# Discuss
# Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Jun 7th 2017, 4:05 PM 42,919 Views 32 Comments

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# students - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today
# Talent
# Talent

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

May 25th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,799 Views 14 Comments

17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.

# students - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones
# Student Attitudes
# Student Attitudes

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

May 23rd 2017, 4:11 PM 7,838 Views 23 Comments

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

# students - Monday 15 May, 2017

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students
# Plagiarism
# Plagiarism

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

May 15th 2017, 10:02 AM 13,427 Views 31 Comments

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views
# Kremlin Crackdown
# Kremlin Crackdown

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

May 15th 2017, 7:52 AM 11,901 Views 24 Comments

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

# students - Friday 5 May, 2017

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms
# Settlement
# Settlement

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

May 5th 2017, 5:26 PM 27,257 Views 7 Comments

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.