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#Students

# 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 21,081 Views 112 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 16,043 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 17,858 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 15,501 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 8,321 Views 23 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 29,230 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 22,551 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 19,190 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 16,617 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 8,343 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 41,557 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 8,804 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 31,093 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 17,839 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 20,385 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 14,319 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 66,751 Views 86 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 42,980 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 17,833 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 7,853 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 13,541 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 11,939 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 27,498 Views 7 Comments

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
# Drop Outs
# Drop Outs

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

Apr 27th 2017, 3:45 PM 20,870 Views 58 Comments

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
# Breakfast Time
# Breakfast Time

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

Mar 28th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,176 Views 16 Comments

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
# Standstill
# Standstill

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

Mar 27th 2017, 6:05 AM 17,423 Views 28 Comments

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
# Diversity
# Diversity

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

Mar 26th 2017, 9:30 PM 16,401 Views 81 Comments

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
# No 10 Mill Street
# No 10 Mill Street

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

Mar 25th 2017, 9:00 PM 28,515 Views 4 Comments

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
# Top Gun
# Top Gun

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

Feb 27th 2017, 8:18 PM 19,910 Views 16 Comments

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'
# Take It Easy
# Take It Easy

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

Feb 14th 2017, 5:56 PM 27,026 Views 35 Comments

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
# Westwood Hotel
# Westwood Hotel

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

Feb 14th 2017, 6:25 AM 31,110 Views 9 Comments

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
# Strabane
# Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Feb 8th 2017, 7:38 AM 20,032 Views 19 Comments

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
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

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

Jan 8th 2017, 10:00 PM 79,289 Views 34 Comments

“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
# Hard Knock Life
# Hard Knock Life

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

Jan 3rd 2017, 6:00 PM 31,285 Views 34 Comments

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
# Send Silence Packing
# Send Silence Packing

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 49,421 Views 29 Comments

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
# Home From Home
# Home From Home

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

Dec 21st 2016, 10:46 AM 16,212 Views 39 Comments

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
# College Digs
# College Digs

Dublin is getting 571 new student bedrooms

Dec 16th 2016, 6:10 AM 19,590 Views 13 Comments

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
# UCD

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

Dec 6th 2016, 9:30 PM 24,296 Views 25 Comments

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
# Happy Relations
# Happy Relations

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

Dec 6th 2016, 8:01 AM 8,858 Views 5 Comments

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"
# Buskers Bar
# Buskers Bar

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

Nov 28th 2016, 6:05 AM 37,390 Views 54 Comments

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