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#University

# university - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list

Which came out on top?

# university - 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

While the majority make it to their second year, a sizeable portion of students do not.

# university - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Going to university: 'It’s ridiculous in 2017, that grades define your path in life, and not your ability'

Our Leaving Certificate system terrorises far too many, scarring them with insecurities and locking them out of educational progression, writes Declan Lavin.

# university - Saturday 18 February, 2017

'Thanks to books, I feel free': The man with the most degrees in history

“Thanks to books, I feel free. After all, the words share the same root,” he says, referring to the Italian words libro (book) and libero (free).

# university - Sunday 8 January, 2017

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

“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.”

# university - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Irish universities fail to make the top 200 in global rankings

Trinity College Dublin has been temporarily removed from the rankings while a review of its data is undertaken.

# university - Saturday 17 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand Mammy Dinners

13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand

So many “When will you be home?” texts. So many.

# university - Sunday 11 September, 2016

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

Meet the volunteers answering late-night calls from students who need to talk.

# university - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Irish colleges fall down in international rankings

Only one Irish university did not fall in the league table.

# university - 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.

# university - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

'I was resigned to the fact that I would fail foundation maths'

Sarah O’Hara did not get a university place after she failed to get the maths grade needed. But she did a PLC course and ultimately got into the course she wanted.

# university - Friday 26 August, 2016

There's been an increase in the number of people donating their bodies to medical science in Ireland

In total, 397 people have donated their bodies between 2012-2015.

# university - Thursday 18 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 key differences between college in Ireland and college in America Student Life

# university - Monday 11 July, 2016

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should third level education in Ireland be fee-free?

The option of introducing a student loan system is also on the table.

# university - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Row over naming UCC building after professor who made 'racist and misogynistic' comments

The university’s governing body and students’ union are not happy with the decision.

# university - Thursday 26 May, 2016

From The Daily Edge 30 milestones in the life of every Irish college student You Learn

30 milestones in the life of every Irish college student

The biggest, harshest learning curve of all.

# university - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge UL students are brilliantly detailing their levels of procrastination on Snapchat Study Week

# university - Thursday 7 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 things you'll only get if you went to UL It's Limerick Citayyy

11 things you'll only get if you went to UL

You going the Lodge?

# university - Saturday 12 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 feelings DCU students have about the Henry Grattan building Meet Ya In The Street

11 feelings DCU students have about the Henry Grattan building

Smelly, leaky, home. <3

# university - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Bill Gates never attended any of the classes he signed up for at Harvard - but got A's anyway

Apart from that one course in organic chemistry.

# university - Saturday 5 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 things all Irish arts students know to be true Arts Degree

18 things all Irish arts students know to be true

GIDDENS, GIDDENS.

# university - Monday 15 February, 2016

Students' Union not happy with university top brass after probe dismisses 'UCD 200' claims

UCDSU says management have treated the allegations as ‘public relations’ matter.

# university - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Mr Belding graduates from college at the age of 65

He left university as his acting career was taking off.

# university - Monday 14 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This lovely professor looked after a single mum's kids while she took an exam GOOD DEED

This lovely professor looked after a single mum's kids while she took an exam

Dr Krebs is the internet’s latest hero.

# university - Monday 30 November, 2015

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed

…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.

# university - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Maynooth student has PhD revoked for making up data

UCD have said that they are investigating the student’s later work following the revelation

# university - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university

The male attacker was shot dead by police on the scene at the University of California in Merced.

# university - Thursday 29 October, 2015

Poll: Is 'study now, pay later' a good idea for third level fees? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is 'study now, pay later' a good idea for third level fees?

The option is the frontrunner in the ideas being considered for a change to the system.

# university - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 16 photos that perfectly sum up college life College Life

16 photos that perfectly sum up college life

It’s tough out there.

# university - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 18 life lessons every Irish girl learns in college College Daze

18 life lessons every Irish girl learns in college

(Outside of what you learn in class, obviously.)

# university - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

These are Europe's 11 richest billionaires who never went to university

IKEA, L’Oreal and Zara all get a mention.

# university - Thursday 24 September, 2015

Staff at Limerick IT being paid €72,000 to 'do nothing'

“That’s absolutely crackers isn’t it? I mean it’s just bananas.”

# university - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 little things that make Irish colleges the best in the world Irish Colleges

11 little things that make Irish colleges the best in the world

No mention of the education, then..?

# university - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Getting used to all that freedom, and other advice for new college students...

Students have far more freedom and it’s a significant transition from leaving cert studies, writes Larry Donnelly.

# university - Thursday 3 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This student found an excellent college 'care package' hidden in their dorm room wall Man I Love College

# university - Monday 24 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge These sexist signs have sparked controversy at a US college today Frat Boys

These sexist signs have sparked controversy at a US college today

The “freshman daughter drop off” is getting so much hate.

# university - Monday 17 August, 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

Explainer: A beginner’s guide on how to accept your CAO offer

Here’s what to do next…

The CAO Round One offers in numbers

The moment of truth…

# university - Saturday 15 August, 2015