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# university - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A Maths lecturer pulled a brilliant video projector stunt on his students Project This

147 killed after gunmen stage pre-dawn attack on Kenyan university

The masked gunmen stormed the university in the northeastern town of Garissa as students were sleeping.

# university - Monday 23 March, 2015

Court to examine Amanda Knox's guilty verdict in murder case

Knox said she would be dragged ‘kicking and screaming’ back to Italy.

# university - Monday 9 March, 2015

Fraternity ordered off US college campus over 'intolerable' racist chant

Young men in tuxedos can be seen chanting the ‘N-word’ in the clip.

# university - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless

I worked full-time during my full-time undergraduate degree; in 2007 my mother and I became homeless. Yet I am not deemed eligible for a full postgraduate grant.

# university - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: 'February is the drinking month' Hills Of Donegal

# university - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Man charged with murder after three Muslim students killed

The incident occurred last night in North Carolina.

# university - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

# university - Friday 30 January, 2015

Female students are now drinking more than male students UCC

Female students are now drinking more than male students

UCC’s student union backs the push for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports.

# university - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees?

Our exploding education sector is a good thing in many ways – but it also has significant drawbacks.

# university - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that

The grant is supposed to be there for people like me – people who can’t survive in college without it. But I don’t fit into SUSI’s picture of what a student is.

# university - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge These Amazon reviews of a 'Women's Sexy PhD Costume' are the greatest Doctor Doctor

These Amazon reviews of a 'Women's Sexy PhD Costume' are the greatest

“This is a sexy BA at best.”

# university - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Could Ireland become a leading country for studying Chinese?

That’s what Trinity hopes, thanks to its new M.Phil and Centre for Asian Studies.

# university - Monday 20 October, 2014

Five new research centres on the way following €245m investment

The centres will be located at Trinity College Dublin, UCD, NUI Galway and UL.

# university - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House

Student leaders will meet the Education Minister tomorrow…after they’ve dried off.

# university - Friday 3 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge Going to college in Ireland - expectations versus reality Freshers A Daisy This post contains videos

Going to college in Ireland - expectations versus reality

This way to your lecture, Gary…

# university - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Hong Kong protesters: "Nothing can stop us"

Heavy rain didn’t stop the determined protesters.

# university - Saturday 27 September, 2014

These maps show Ireland's third level spin-off companies - but what do they tell us?

The country’s spin outs all in one place – but what do they need to survive?

# university - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Trinity College down ten points in world university rankings

Ireland’s top ranked institution is now 71st in the world, while two universities in the UK have moved up in the top ten.

# university - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Wolf of UL is back with this brilliant Anchorman spoof Tommy Bolger

The Wolf of UL is back with this brilliant Anchorman spoof

“You stay classy, UL.”

# university - Monday 8 September, 2014

The number of students in alcohol-free accommodation in UCC has quadrupled

There are now 24 students in the alcohol-free gaffs – and one third of them are Irish.

# university - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Opinion: The truth about sharing a house (hint: it’s not like Friends)

Sharing a house with other people has its ups and downs – here’s how to avoid the pitfalls…

# university - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Opinion: Shouldn't we give freshers more time to make life-changing decisions?

In a two to three week period we expect our young people to make massive life decisions – we could make the whole process much easier.

# university - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Opinion: New technology is opening access to education, but also presenting new challenges

Open, flexible and accessible education has the potential to open up education to those who cannot access traditional higher education courses.

# university - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

# university - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Opinion: The disparity in third level participation should make us angry

It is unacceptable that Dublin school leavers from affluent areas are six times more likely to continue to third level education than their counterparts.

# university - Monday 18 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 17 of the coolest lecturers you'll wish you had in college CAO

Here’s how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

You’ll need to know this when the points are released today…

# university - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

This is what happens next…

# university - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Opinion: Life doesn’t begin or end with those elusive CAO points

Things may not go to plan for you today, but that just means there are some unexpected turns on the exciting road ahead.

# university - Monday 11 August, 2014

Opinion: Coping with a nervous Leaving Cert student? Read on...

With the Leaving Certificate results set to be released this week, here are some tips to calm those fraying nerves.

# university - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Students can now buy 'digital slimming' to make them look skinnier in graduation photos Big Day

# university - Monday 14 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

More and more people are dropping out of college (especially men)

7,000 students from the 2010/11 academic year didn’t make it to second year.

# university - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently

Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.

# university - Friday 4 July, 2014

Trinity College wants to triple admissions from NI and here's how they'll do it

The university said the number of students coming from the North has dropped recently – partly due to the fact that only one in eight take four A-Levels.

# university - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Opinion: The best thing I got from my master's was the chance to leave Ireland

I am one of the many thousands of students to pull up to an Irish university, deposit their money and walk away with what is – essentially – an empty qualification.

# university - Monday 9 June, 2014

Cancer, radar and transport college projects among those sharing €1.7mn Government funding

20 industry–academia partnerships across eight institutions will receive investment.

# university - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses RIP

Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses

There are only so many family emergencies one man can take.

# university - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Irish colleges get 'A grades' in new third level ranking system

The new system aims to give a more practical assessment of third level institutions than the existing league tables.