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# students - Monday 22 August, 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation

Threshold’s Michael McCarthy Flynn talks about ways to protect yourself in the rental market.

You can find all of the Round One CAO points right here

Do you have what you need for your preferred course?

# students - Friday 19 August, 2016

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?

As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.

# students - Thursday 18 August, 2016

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?

Given the scale of the rental crisis being seen in Ireland, USI is requesting that people make their homes available to students.

People asked to rent spare rooms to students as accommodation crisis continues

Tens of thousands of students are looking for accommodation, with the new academic year just around the corner.

# students - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 tweets that sum up the phenomenon that is Leaving Cert results night Gis A Naggin

13 tweets that sum up the phenomenon that is Leaving Cert results night

These streets belong to the Leaving Certs now.

# students - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Is a religious education better for students? We took a look

‘Catholic schools are more strict, the academic side of things follows in that pattern then.’

# students - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Some landlords are demanding tenancy deposits of three months up front

A survey has also shown that 60% of people have had problems getting their deposit returned.

# students - Saturday 18 June, 2016

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology

More than 10,000 are expected to attend the CoderDojo Coolest Projects at the RDS today.

# students - Friday 17 June, 2016

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

One reader tells us about her experiences of trying to overcome crippling anxiety during her Leaving Cert exams

# students - Friday 10 June, 2016

Buskers Bar in Temple Bar investigating after students refused entry told 'no blacks allowed'

It’s alleged the three students asked to speak to a manager, but were refused.

# students - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

No major surprises in English papers as the State exams kicked off today

The first exam for both sets of students this morning will be English paper 1.

# students - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Students will face accommodation nightmare again this September

Student unions across the country are wondering how they will house students when the new term begins.

# students - Sunday 15 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 memories of Toxic Tuesday all DCU students treasure The Hub

12 memories of Toxic Tuesday all DCU students treasure

RIP Toxic Tuesday, u are with the angles now xx

# students - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

# students - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Students still in a 'mad rush' to do J1s in America despite strict new rules

Demand is as high as ever, according to the US Embassy.

# students - Friday 22 April, 2016

From The42 Shane Duggan-inspired Limerick maintain 100% record Unbeaten

Shane Duggan-inspired Limerick maintain 100% record

Both sides finished with 10 men in tonight’s closely fought First Division clash.

From The Daily Edge These students had to write out 1,000 emojis because they were late for class So Emojinal Baby

# students - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so Cold Hard Cash This post contains a poll

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so

The union said a 1% levy on profits could be used to remove the €3,000 student registration fee.

# students - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Trinity accused of breaking university ranking rules after asking graduates to complete survey

The university had contacted graduates and staff to request that they take part in surveys by university ranking institutions.

# students - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Scholarships for virgins: 'Abstaining from sex will change my future'

One South African mayor is offering scholarships to female students who can prove they are virgins.

# students - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Here's what courses students have been applying for in this year's CAO applications

Nursing saw the biggest increase in applications since last year, while arts and social sciences had the biggest drop.

# students - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Millenials and Celtic Tiger cubs aren't taken seriously as people, never mind as voters

Patronising stunts aside, my generation is simply not represented in the political sphere, writes Anna O’Rourke.

# students - Friday 19 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 tweets and Instagrams that sum up the madness of Rag Week Losing The Rag

11 tweets and Instagrams that sum up the madness of Rag Week

When the students of this country lose their entire minds.

# students - Saturday 13 February, 2016

Students in Pakistan urged not to celebrate 'vulgar and indecent' Valentine's Day

Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain is against the holiday.

Gardaí have 'zero tolerance' plan for Galway's Rag Week

Extra resources are being drafted in to deal with the anticipated large crowds.

# students - Monday 8 February, 2016

Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations

The university is investigating claims that male students shared explicit images of female students without their permission.

# students - Sunday 7 February, 2016

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago

The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.

# students - Friday 5 February, 2016

Investigation over revenge porn allegations at UCD

The university said any student found to have shared intimate images of other students could face expulsion.

# students - Thursday 4 February, 2016

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

Compelling first year Trinity College students to attend mandatory classes on sexual consent has raised eyebrows, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

Garda stations were jammed with students registering to vote yesterday

Eligible voters have less than a week left to sign up.

# students - Monday 1 February, 2016

While economic recovery has opened up the jobs market, make sure your course is right for you

It’s important to pursue a career that you want and are confident you can handle, writes Clive Byrne.

# students - Friday 22 January, 2016

Cork house party shows the 'don't take drugs' message just won't cut it

Six young people were hospitalised after a house party in the south of Cork. The issue can no longer be ignored, writes Graham de Barra.

# students - Monday 21 December, 2015

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea

We know very well the negative consequences of a student loan system. Just look at the United States, writes Julien Mercille.

# students - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

7 young Irish entrepreneurs to keep your eye on

Are these the future faces of Irish industry?

# students - Monday 30 November, 2015

No opportunities for non-EU students: I fell in love with Ireland but will soon have to leave

The flooded market for HSE placements has become unsustainable, an American medical student studying here writes.

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed

…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.

# students - Monday 23 November, 2015

'I'm a teacher and while the school system isn't deliberately out to destroy people, it is broken'

Our time in a traditional school teaches us one basic fundamental: how to conform, writes Lisa Buggy.

# students - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it Mistaken Identity

# students - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university

The male attacker was shot dead by police on the scene at the University of California in Merced.