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#Students

# students - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

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

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

Nov 23rd 2016, 7:26 PM 18,220 Views 51 Comments

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
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

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

Oct 27th 2016, 8:41 AM 8,113 Views 15 Comments

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
# Blackrock Clowns
# Blackrock Clowns

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

Oct 12th 2016, 10:45 AM 46,077 Views 47 Comments

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
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

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

Sep 26th 2016, 11:00 AM 16,447 Views 9 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

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

Sep 25th 2016, 9:30 PM 79,292 Views 64 Comments

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
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

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

Sep 21st 2016, 11:00 AM 21,497 Views 26 Comments

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?
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

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

Sep 19th 2016, 11:00 AM 11,044 Views 36 Comments

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
# Change Generation
# Change Generation

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

Sep 16th 2016, 11:00 AM 19,947 Views 3 Comments

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
# Cutting The Cost

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

Sep 13th 2016, 12:15 PM 19,887 Views 59 Comments

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'
# Niteline
# Niteline

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

Sep 11th 2016, 8:45 AM 9,568 Views 4 Comments

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
# Third Level
# Third Level

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

Sep 1st 2016, 7:00 AM 17,309 Views 9 Comments

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

# students - Thursday 25 August, 2016

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

Those controversial C*NT nightclub stamps are coming back to Dublin for one night only

Aug 25th 2016, 10:58 AM 5,820 Views 2 Comments

Ah. Classic times.

# students - Monday 22 August, 2016

Here's what students need to know when looking for accommodation
# CAO 2016
# CAO 2016

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

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 696 Views 25 Comments

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
# Check It Out
# Check It Out

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

Aug 22nd 2016, 6:01 AM 106,925 Views 9 Comments

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?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

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

Aug 19th 2016, 5:24 PM 37,665 Views 52 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Aug 18th 2016, 10:06 AM 37,746 Views 86 Comments

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
# August Rush
# August Rush

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

Aug 18th 2016, 6:05 AM 29,044 Views 38 Comments

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

# students - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 17th 2016, 9:30 PM 9,190 Views 0 Comments

These streets belong to the Leaving Certs now.

# students - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

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

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

Aug 3rd 2016, 9:05 PM 11,329 Views 52 Comments

‘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
# Red C
# Red C

Some landlords are demanding tenancy deposits of three months up front

Aug 2nd 2016, 6:10 PM 30,958 Views 98 Comments

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
# CoderDojo
# CoderDojo

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

Jun 18th 2016, 1:33 PM 9,043 Views 4 Comments

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
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: seven years of hell in seven days

Jun 17th 2016, 7:30 PM 1,358 Views 47 Comments

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'
# No Admission
# No Admission

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

Jun 10th 2016, 7:09 AM 52,569 Views 279 Comments

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
# Me Nerves
# Me Nerves

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

Jun 8th 2016, 8:40 PM 31,658 Views 18 Comments

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
# Repeat Of History
# Repeat Of History

Students will face accommodation nightmare again this September

Jun 5th 2016, 7:00 AM 15,081 Views 21 Comments

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

# students - Sunday 15 May, 2016

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

12 memories of Toxic Tuesday all DCU students treasure

May 15th 2016, 7:30 PM 4,502 Views 0 Comments

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
# Nui Galway

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

Apr 27th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,512 Views 8 Comments

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
# That Time Of Year
# That Time Of Year

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

Apr 26th 2016, 1:09 PM 19,974 Views 38 Comments

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

# students - Friday 22 April, 2016

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

Shane Duggan-inspired Limerick maintain 100% record

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:57 PM 5,429 Views 8 Comments

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

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

These students had to write out 1,000 emojis because they were late for class

Apr 22nd 2016, 2:41 PM 5,251 Views 1 Comment

New age punishment.

# students - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so
# Cold Hard Cash
# Cold Hard Cash

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

Mar 24th 2016, 6:51 PM 11,106 Views 29 Comments

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
# Slap On The Wrist
# Slap On The Wrist

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

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:44 AM 19,040 Views 13 Comments

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'
# South Africa
# South Africa

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

Mar 13th 2016, 12:01 PM 22,941 Views 23 Comments

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
# Decisions Decisions
# Decisions Decisions

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

Mar 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 27,598 Views 18 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Feb 24th 2016, 5:00 PM 234 Views 54 Comments

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

# students - Friday 19 February, 2016

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

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

Feb 19th 2016, 12:20 PM 9,686 Views 0 Comments

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
# Not A Fan
# Not A Fan

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

Feb 13th 2016, 3:23 PM 15,853 Views 83 Comments

Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain is against the holiday.

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

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

Feb 13th 2016, 9:54 AM 36,813 Views 75 Comments

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
# Lad Culture
# Lad Culture

Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations

Feb 8th 2016, 1:13 PM 22,986 Views 166 Comments

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
# Heated
# Heated

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

Feb 7th 2016, 9:30 PM 52,347 Views 174 Comments

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