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#Universities

# universities - Tuesday 22 November, 2011

Junior minister: 'Ireland is 6th in the world for universities'

Seán Sherlock reckons Ireland’s performance in university rankings puts us 6th in the world, when countries are ranked by GDP.

# universities - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Column: Time to end this ridiculous student fees stalemate

Neither side is helping in the debate around college fees – and young people are the losers, writes former student union official Ian Power.

# universities - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Report expected to make the case for capping places in college

Ruairí Quinn is set to receive a report outlining the need for student numbers to be capped in order to avoid the return of fees.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# universities - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Poll: Should far-right groups be given a platform to speak? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should far-right groups be given a platform to speak?

Nick Griffin’s invite to a college debate has been withdrawn over safety fears. But should similar figures be invited in the first place?

# universities - Friday 14 October, 2011

Trinity society withdraws invite to BNP leader Nick Griffin BNP

Trinity society withdraws invite to BNP leader Nick Griffin

The Phil had invited the controversial MEP to participate in a debate next week, but withdrew the invite after student protests.

# universities - Thursday 6 October, 2011

Irish universities fall in latest international rankings

Department of Education says it still draws encouragement from the fact that two are in the top 200.

# universities - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

One hundred university staff still paid more than €200,000 wage cap

Three top academics at Irish universities are each earning more than a quarter of a million euro a year.

# universities - Monday 19 September, 2011

Students win new independent appeals process for university grants

The Union of Students in Ireland has hailed the establishment of a central appeals board by minister Ruairí Quinn.

# universities - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Far-right BNP leader Nick Griffin to speak at Trinity debate BNP

Far-right BNP leader Nick Griffin to speak at Trinity debate

Griffin has been invited address students about immigration – but some are calling on the university to cancel the event.

# universities - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# universities - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Poll: Should third-level tuition fees be reintroduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should third-level tuition fees be reintroduced?

Academics have said that Irish universities face a “speedy decline” if fees are not brought back. So what do you think?

# universities - Monday 5 September, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# universities - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

TCD fifteenth in the world when it comes to maths

Irish universities have fared very well in maths and engineering…

# universities - Sunday 26 June, 2011

One in ten UCD staff on six figure salaries- report

Records reveal that some staff at some universities earn in excess of €200,000.

# universities - Thursday 24 March, 2011

Over €1m wasted on postage due to out-of-date Seanad registers

Candidates for the Seanad’s University panels claim the voting register is badly out of date – wasting thousands in postage costs.

# universities - Wednesday 16 February, 2011

UCD registrar appointed new President of NUI Maynooth

Philip Nolan will become the president of NUI Maynooth in August, succeeding John Hughes who stepped down last year.

# universities - Tuesday 11 January, 2011

New education report recommends return of tuition fees

The National Strategy for Higher Education advocates a combination of up-front fees and deferred payments.

# universities - Wednesday 3 November, 2010

Students to take to the streets over increase in college fees

Up to 25,000 students expected to march in Dublin city centre in protest over planned increase in registration fees.