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Thursday 23 January, 2020

#Third Level

# third-level - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From The42 Here's the draw for next season's Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups Third Level

Here's the draw for next season's Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups

Sigerson champions DIT will kick-off their title defence against St Mary’s in 2014.

# third-level - Monday 9 December, 2013

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

# third-level - Saturday 30 November, 2013

SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications

In its latest progress report, the awarding body has confirmed it’s reached the finalisation stage for grants two months faster than the last academic year.

# third-level - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD

Limerick TD Patrick O’Donovan said if we cannot encourage people to study these subjects at higher level, we will have a serious problem in filling the places on third level courses.

Broad reform needed to make Seanad 'fit for modern Ireland', says Coveney

The Agriculture Minister welcomed reports that voting rights are to be extended to more graduates, but believes more ‘fundamental’ reform is needed.

# third-level - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

Number of Indian students studying in Ireland set to double

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said the majority of the students will be at advanced post-graduate level.

# third-level - Monday 7 October, 2013

From The42 Queen's University to host 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup finals Venues

Queen's University to host 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup finals

The Belfast college will be the venue for the deciders of the prestigious third-level competitions next year.

# third-level - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings

But UCD has pulled itself back up to 161st place.

# third-level - Friday 27 September, 2013

Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled

In its latest update, SUSI says it is more than two months ahead of where it was this time last year in processing grant applications.

# third-level - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI

The Ombudsman is dealing with more than 50 complaints from third level students about the new grant-allocating body SUSI.

# third-level - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

# third-level - Monday 26 August, 2013

# third-level - Monday 19 August, 2013

Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education

The rules apply to students who have spent more than two years of the previous five outside the European Union.

These are the courses students want to get into this year...

Arts and social sciences continue to be the most popular.

# third-level - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

# third-level - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate

There has been a sharp rise in the number of students sitting Higher Level Maths – and the percentage of them getting the top grades.

# third-level - Friday 2 August, 2013

Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday

The grant system website was hit with technical issues last night as the deadline drew near.

# third-level - Friday 26 July, 2013

Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens

Up until now, students who are resident in Ireland but whose families are from outside the EU get free primary and secondary education – but have had to pay more than €10,000 per year at third level.

# third-level - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year

Figures released by the department show that 269 staff were sent for additional training by the department in the 2012/2013 academic year.

# third-level - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Two Irish colleges make list of top 100 'young universities'

NUI Maynooth and DCU make the Times’ annual list, while South Korean universities take up two of the top three slots.

# third-level - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Technological Universities to be created in higher education shake-up

The details of the re-organisation of the country’s higher education sector were announced by Minister Ruairí Quinn this morning.

# third-level - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Increase in third level entrants from wealthier backgrounds

Equal access data from the Higher Education Authority has shown that third level entrants from the top three socio-economic backgrounds continue to increase, with those from less wealthy background dropping off.

# third-level - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity

However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.

# third-level - Friday 1 March, 2013

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants

Nearly 10,000 students have either been approved a grant but not yet paid, or have applications still being processed.

# third-level - Thursday 28 February, 2013

From The42 Here's your 'Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad' pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here's your 'Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad' pic of the day

And several other well-known hurlers in third-level action.

From The42 Take 5 – Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take centre stage Throw In

Take 5 – Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level hurling competition take place tomorrow.

# third-level - Friday 22 February, 2013

From The42 Here's your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here's your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day

Plus 19 others of current inter-county figures in action in their third-level Gaelic football days. Check out some of the hairstyles.

# third-level - Thursday 21 February, 2013

From The42 Take Five - Sigerson Cup semi-finals take centre stage Chasing Silverware

Take Five - Sigerson Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level Gaelic football competition take place tomorrow.

From The42 English set for third-level examination College Clash

English set for third-level examination

The former Tipperary All-Ireland winning manager will be in opposition to his former third-level side in an emotional occasion next week.

# third-level - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

From The42 Take Five – Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals conclude Last 8

Take Five – Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals conclude

The remaining quarter-finals of the third-level hurling competition take place today.

# third-level - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

From The42 Fitzgibbon Cup: Mary Immaculate College book semi-final berth Historic Win

Fitzgibbon Cup: Mary Immaculate College book semi-final berth

The Limerick-based college became the first side to reach the last four as they get set to contest the semi-final stage for the first time.

# third-level - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Ireland launches 'radical' new university rankings system

The new system called U-Multirank was launched under Ireland’s EU presidency today.

# third-level - Monday 28 January, 2013

From The42 Here's your 2013 Sigerson Cup Guide: Part 1 Third Level

Here's your 2013 Sigerson Cup Guide: Part 1

This year’s Sigerson Cup throws in on Tuesday afternoon. Here’s the first part of a team guide to the competition.

# third-level - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete)

New figures show SUSI is onow dealing with just 619 applications, down from a high of 55,000.

# third-level - Monday 14 January, 2013

PICS: Students' unions hand out food bags as grant crisis continues

The union at Galway-Mayo IT is handing out bags of food to hard-up students as SUSI continues catching up on grant payments.

# third-level - Monday 7 January, 2013

Struggling students given food boxes as 5,500 still wait for grant

The Union of Students in Ireland says students are going to college hungry – while one college has set up a soup kitchen for students who can’t afford food.

# third-level - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Budget 2013: Government announces €250 hike in college fees

The Government has announced plans to introduce a €250 hike in college fees and a reduction in the income threshold for those eligible for maintenance grants.

# third-level - Monday 19 November, 2012

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here are the nine stories you need to know as you kick off your day.

# third-level - Saturday 17 November, 2012

Poll: Is a graduate tax a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is a graduate tax a good idea?

The government is reported to be considering a graduate tax to pay for third-level education. Good idea? Bad idea?

# third-level - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications

Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.