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#Third Level

# third-level - Tuesday 27 August, 2019

Third-level students are suffering from extreme anxiety and depression, study shows

Those without stable student accommodation were likely to suffer from anxiety (50.0%) and depression (77.8%).

# third-level - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Poll: Is the €3,000 cap on college fees too high or too low? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the €3,000 cap on college fees too high or too low?

Fine Gael has promised they won’t go up, but should they come down?

# third-level - Monday 29 July, 2019

Over 8,000 international students to benefit from new online immigration renewal system

The new system will be made available to students in the Dublin area, who were previously required to present in person at Burgh Quay.

# third-level - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season

The USI says people are ‘taking advantage of the housing crisis and accommodation shortage’.

# third-level - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

Mixed news for Irish universities as they again fail to break top 100

Mixed news for Irish universities as they again fail to break top 100

Trinity was again the top Irish institution but failed to break the top 100.

# third-level - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should colleges be at risk of losing funding if sexual consent classes aren't provided?

That is a recommendation contained in a new government-commissioned report.

# third-level - Thursday 14 February, 2019

The better a student does in Leaving Cert Maths and English, the more likely they are to finish college

Three-quarters of students complete their courses, with women more likely than men to finish.

# third-level - Thursday 7 February, 2019

From The42 Jamie Wall's Mary I cruise past CIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals Third Level

Jamie Wall's Mary I cruise past CIT into Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals

Aaron Gillane clipped over eight points for the victors.

# third-level - Friday 4 January, 2019

From The42 Third-level sides nearing the end in McKenna Cup, but what's next? Dissenting Voices

Third-level sides nearing the end in McKenna Cup, but what's next?

A college vs county debate has been sparked in Ulster in recent weeks.

# third-level - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Mary Mitchell O'Connor on consent: If no means no and yes means yes, where does the confusion lie?

Minister for Higher Education says the statistics paint a picture of our third level institutions hot housing harassment and assault.

# third-level - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees

People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.

# third-level - Friday 15 June, 2018

Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'

Pearse Doherty TD made the pledge at the party’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

# third-level - Monday 4 June, 2018

TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs

The classes have been trialled in Trinity Halls but the student union wants them elsewhere on campus.

# third-level - Saturday 21 April, 2018

'Access to third level isn't on merit. It's a lottery based on which family you were born into'

Since 2011 State funding of third level education has plummeted by an incredible 25%, writes Paul Gavan.

# third-level - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations

The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.

# third-level - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

# third-level - Monday 22 January, 2018

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

# third-level - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college'

All I was left with was over three thousand worth of debt, no job prospects and a qualification no better than my Leaving Cert, writes Laura Buckley.

# third-level - 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.

# third-level - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

This time of year usually sees a large spike in fake rentals on the market, gardaí have warned.

# third-level - Sunday 16 July, 2017

'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college'

I can’t afford to go to college in September because I am unemployed, writes Declan Lavin.

# third-level - Thursday 25 May, 2017

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

What is it like to be a Donald Trump supporter in US colleges?

US universities lean heavily towards the Democrats.

# third-level - 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.

# third-level - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt'

The Irish government shouldn’t copy America’s corporate financing and student loan model, writes Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.

# third-level - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education'

Apprenticeships and traineeships must no longer be thought of as an alternative to traditional education, rather they must be viewed as viable and vibrant options within Ireland’s education system, writes Elisha Collier O’Brien.

# third-level - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Career coach: 'Why over 70% of students drop out of first year in some courses'

Making career decisions can be a difficult process and academia is not for everyone, writes Dearbhla Kelly.

# third-level - Monday 9 January, 2017

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

Artificial intelligence? Let’s just say robot butlers are closer than you think.

# third-level - 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.

# third-level - 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.

# third-level - Monday 22 August, 2016

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?

Here’s all you need to know

# third-level - 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.

# third-level - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Here's what Ireland's top universities are making from student contributions

The burden on students has gone up and up over the last six years.

# third-level - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

# third-level - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From The42 Collingwood Cup holders UCC sent packing by Maynooth after penalty shootout Third Level

Collingwood Cup holders UCC sent packing by Maynooth after penalty shootout

UCD, UL and Trinity make up this year’s semi-finals.

# third-level - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From The42 Glory for Oisin McConville on the management front in Belfast today Third Level

Glory for Oisin McConville on the management front in Belfast today

Dundalk IT defeated Waterford IT to claim the Trench Cup for the first time.

# third-level - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The42 Garda College and GMIT claim victories in Sigerson Cup clashes Third Level

Garda College and GMIT claim victories in Sigerson Cup clashes

Garda College saw off Cork IT while GMIT defeated St Pat’s.

# third-level - Saturday 15 August, 2015

# third-level - Friday 14 August, 2015

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer

The minister for education has intervened in the matter.

If you get this email about student grants, don't click the link... It's a scam

The students grants body says a number of people have received the email.

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