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#Students

# 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 9,874 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 13,513 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 30,541 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 74,203 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 7,647 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 7,626 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 19,991 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 39,417 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 12,774 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 4,701 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 31,033 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 20,131 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 20,849 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 38,737 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 28,706 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 28,039 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 13,727 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 52,493 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 26,343 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 8,351 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 17,244 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 32,428 Views 61 Comments

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
# Health
# Health

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 6,684 Views 10 Comments

“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%
# Student Accommodation
# Student Accommodation

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

Apr 6th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,640 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 11,772 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 18,820 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 14,468 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 23,499 Views 87 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 22,428 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 26,377 Views 36 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 9,060 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 19,791 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 44,712 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 17,772 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 39,495 Views 21 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 16,452 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 26,791 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 14,222 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 8,359 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 42,184 Views 76 Comments

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