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#University

# university - Monday 14 July, 2014

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.

# university - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Poll: Should a degree have a different weight depending on where it's from? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a degree have a different weight depending on where it's from?

The Dublin Web Summit is giving different credits to degrees from different institutions. Do you agree with this?

# university - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Young Cork teacher (25) killed in Alps hiking accident

Eoin Deasy died while hiking an Alpine route on Thursday. His body was located the following day by a mountain rescue team.

# university - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 24 things you'll only know if you went to NUI Maynooth The Nooth

24 things you'll only know if you went to NUI Maynooth

My clubhouse or yours?

# university - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge 19 things you'll only know if you went to NUI Galway NUIG WHIZZ

19 things you'll only know if you went to NUI Galway

Doing Arts – majoring in English, minoring in Supermacs.

# university - Friday 4 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge University student union accidentally tweets screenshot with porn tab open Oops

American university looks to open $1m campus in Dingle

Sacred Heart University is looking to expand its presence in the area.

# university - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge The inevitable #TrinityGate jokes have begun Trinitygate

The inevitable #TrinityGate jokes have begun

#TrinityGate #GateGate

# university - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Column: What's it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you ...

Working in a club will give you a huge range of skills useful in later ‘grown up’ life, writes Roisin Curran.

# university - Monday 10 March, 2014

Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick's Day 'Blarney Blowout' at US college

One resident near the University of Massachusetts said the scenes were like “a revolution”.

# university - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Paddy Power, obese kids, and identity cards: The week in numbers

Plus: How many candidates are running as ‘Independent Fine Gael’ in the local elections?

# university - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Sorry, folks: No Irish university makes top 100 in reputation ranking

The list is dominated by British and American universities.

# university - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Barroso to receive honorary doctorate from UCC

The European Commission president is due to give a 25-minute speech at the ceremony.

# university - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Seven Irish universities make global top 200 in World Subject rankings

The rankings series reveals the top 200 universities in the world for 30 individual subjects. UCC sees jump in World Subject rankings for environmental sciences and education

# university - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 things you'll only know if you went to Dublin City University DCU

16 things you'll only know if you went to Dublin City University

It’s in Glasnevin, actually.

# university - Monday 17 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge US students make gigantic snowball, wreak havoc on campus Snow No No

US students make gigantic snowball, wreak havoc on campus

The thing weighed over 57 stone. Can you IMAGINE?

# university - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Column: Enda, Ireland won't crumble if emigrants are given a voice in elections

Some Irish emigrants can already vote in the election of representatives in Ireland… so long as they have the right degree, of course, write David Burns and Conor O’Neill.

# university - Monday 10 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Dublin book shop has a very polite approach to advertising Quite Decent

This Dublin book shop has a very polite approach to advertising

They don’t want to put you out, but if you want to buy some books for a good price, you can do it in here.

# university - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Graduate nurses to protest "€6.49 per hour" training wage

The campaign is aiming for the original salary of €26,000 to be restored.

# university - Thursday 30 January, 2014

DCU is one of the top 50 "young" universities in the world

Not bad, for a young…university.

# university - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Tech institutes allowed to merge to form universities under new legislation

Minister Quinn has published the General Scheme of Technological Universities Bill.

# university - Monday 30 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Can this website sum up your entire degree in just one sentence? First Class Honours

Can this website sum up your entire degree in just one sentence?

Whether you studied English, maths or even photography… Yes. Yes, it can.

# university - Saturday 28 December, 2013

Column: On this day in the year 2020 – Irish universities

From an imagined post-2020 perspective, Dr James Heaney, Lecturer in English and Irish Studies, considers how our current third-level education crisis might play out in the near future.

# university - Monday 16 December, 2013

Harvard University reopens after reports of explosives on campus

Campus police received an email saying that explosive devices may have been hidden at four buildings on campus.

Stocking filler?... Trinity academics bare all for charity calendar

It’s all in the best possible taste.

# university - 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.

# university - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Cyprus university now letting you pay fees with Bitcoins

The country was one of the first to embrace Bitcoins after people moved their savings to the online currency following its controversial bailout.

# university - Sunday 17 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 7 things all recent graduates know to be true I Guess This Is Growing Up

7 things all recent graduates know to be true

So you’ve got a degree. Now what?

# university - Friday 15 November, 2013

You can now earn a PhD from an Irish university — while sitting at home

Hibernia College has announced that it will offer online doctoral studies in four areas of education research.

# university - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 19-year-old British girls criticised for Twin Towers Halloween costumes Halloweenies

19-year-old British girls criticised for Twin Towers Halloween costumes

They won a local fancy dress contest with outfits which featured flames

# university - Tuesday 5 November, 2013

Open for business: CAO now taking applications for 2014 courses

Open for business: CAO now taking applications for 2014 courses

College registration season is officially under way…

# university - Friday 1 November, 2013

Over 90 per cent of students awarded grants have been paid say SUSI

A total of 43,000 students have a grant decision at this point compared to 6,000 students at this time last year.

# university - Monday 21 October, 2013

UCD Smurfit School MBA ranked among best in world

The MBA programme has moved up five spots in the Financial Times Global Executive MBA Rankings.

# university - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings

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