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# 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

# students - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year

While the majority make it to their second year, a sizeable portion of students do not.

# students - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.

# students - Monday 27 March, 2017

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

# students - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# students - Saturday 25 March, 2017

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

# students - Monday 27 February, 2017

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry

More than 500,000 new ‘skippers’ are expected to be needed over the next two decades.

# students - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday'

Tonight is expected to the busiest of the week as part of the city’s unofficial rag week.

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

# students - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# students - Sunday 8 January, 2017

How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams

“Once I sat in the library for 13 hours straight and didn’t even take a break. I did my thesis in one whole night.”

# students - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

# students - Thursday 22 December, 2016

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

# students - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer

Hines says it could deliver as many as 1,500 beds in the coming years.

# students - Friday 16 December, 2016

Dublin is getting 571 new student bedrooms

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the development.

# students - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Student considered moving university over way her sexual assault allegation was handled UCD

Student considered moving university over way her sexual assault allegation was handled

Gardaí are investigating the alleged incident, which occurred on 31 October last year.

12-month J1 visas will still be around for another three years at least

There had been questions over whether the agreement would be terminated.

# students - Monday 28 November, 2016

Bar at centre of alleged 'no blacks allowed' incident concludes "that no discrimination occurred"

Three South African students were allegedly refused entry from Buskers Bar in Temple Bar on Sunday 5 June.

# students - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning

During his election campaign, Trump said he wanted to end the visa scheme

# students - Thursday 27 October, 2016

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest

Yesterday, riot police dispersed students who gathered outside parliament.

# students - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

School to hold meeting after clowns enter school grounds and 'terrified' students

The Nightmare Realm director explained to us what happened that lead to three scary clowns roaming around a school’s private grounds.

# students - Monday 26 September, 2016

Decision time: How to decide on the career that's (hopefully) right for you

Choosing a career is one of the most important decision you will ever make – so don’t just fall into it.

# students - Sunday 25 September, 2016

FactCheck: Does Ireland really have the "highest education" in Europe?

Junior Minister Eoghan Murphy made an effort to impress international viewers on CNBC this week. But did he over-state the case?

# students - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

The psychology of house sharing: how to get on with the people you're living with

Can’t we all just get along? Former Olympic team psychologist Niamh Fitzpatrick helps us understand why housemates fight.

# students - Monday 19 September, 2016

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?

Getting the balance right in college can be tough. We asked students how to manage being happy AND productive.

# students - Friday 16 September, 2016

Budgeting is boring? A guide to why - and how - you need to master the purse strings

A third-level student will need at least €11,000 to get through the college year, living away from home.

# students - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students Cutting The Cost This post contains videos

The Greens aren't happy that people on €75k are getting cheaper bus fares than students

That party wants the Tax Saver scheme rolled out to students.

# students - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'It’s extremely difficult to call up a stranger and start pouring your heart out'

Meet the volunteers answering late-night calls from students who need to talk.

# students - Thursday 1 September, 2016

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

# students - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Those controversial C*NT nightclub stamps are coming back to Dublin for one night only C U Next Tuesday