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# students - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# students - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse Blagnac

At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse

At least two of them are severely injured.

# students - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin No Loans

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?

Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.

# students - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work RSCI

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# students - Monday 25 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding Tackling Obesity

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

# students - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine Katie Ascough

UCDSU president defends removal of abortion information from fresher's magazine

UCDSU president Katie Ascough said the decision was “in line with legal advice”.

# students - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# students - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin? Seeking Arrangement

Why is a 'sugar baby' coaching event coming to Dublin?

The popular sugar baby website Seeking Arrangement is hosting the event next Friday.

# students - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter Academic Problems

Irish students are super-confident of landing a job. Finding somewhere to live is another matter

Irish third level students are far more confident of finding a job than during the recession, but the pressure to find accommodation is giving many sleepless nights.

# students - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year Common Points Scale

The Leaving Cert results are out today - But here's why you won't be seeing any As, Bs or Cs this year

Don’t worry, it’s not because everyone failed.

# students - Sunday 13 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life Countdown To Results

From Paralympians to mature students - Leaving Cert students come from all walks of life

TheJournal.ie spoke to four Leaving Cert students in the countdown to the results.

# students - Saturday 12 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos Results Night

Free shots and Jägerbombs: Parents told to warn Leaving Cert students of 'pervasive' drinks promos

A HSE expert says drinks promotions can encourage students to drink a lot in a short space of time and lead them into dangerous situations.

# students - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development Stand Off

'A discriminatory blockade': Galway students criticise locals for campaigning against a new housing development

A UK developer is planning to change the Westwood Hotel in Galway to a 400-bed student housing unit.

# students - Thursday 15 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

# students - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert Discuss

English Paper One: Reactions to the first exam of this year's Leaving Cert

Fake news, democracy and inventing the wheel – how did the first day of State exams go?

# students - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today Talent

Over 100 children receive awards for their incredible artwork today

17-year-old Lucy Deegan from Carlow won the first prize in the senior 16-18 age category.

# students - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones Student Attitudes

Young people are worried they are addicted to their smartphones

54% of students said they checked their phones in the classroom in the last seven days

# students - Monday 15 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students Plagiarism

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views Kremlin Crackdown

'Lackey', 'traitor': Russian students face lectures over anti-Putin views

Authorities in Russia appear to be getting jittery over youth discontent ahead of presidential elections next year.

# students - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms Settlement

Survivors and families of Berkeley victims agree compensation with construction firms

The family of Ashley Donohoe, who died in the balcony collapse, released a statement through their lawyer today.

# students - Thursday 27 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's not just getting your foot in the door': Over 6,000 third-level students don't make it to 2nd year Drop Outs

'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.

# students - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme Breakfast Time

Questions raised over how schools are chosen for government meals scheme

A Sinn Féin TD says that although the announcement is welcome, the DEIS scheme is a blunt tool to identify disadvantage.

# students - Monday 27 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students Standstill

Bus strike: Students slam 'travel misery' for tens of thousands of students

Irish Rail services will not be affected by the strike action this week.

# students - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books Diversity

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# students - Saturday 25 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed No 10 Mill Street

'It could have fallen into the street': How a derelict building in Dublin's Blackpitts was transformed

It’s now going to be part of a site that offers student accommodation.

# students - Monday 27 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry Top Gun

Ryanair's chief trainer says Ireland should be the capital of the billion-euro student pilot industry

More than 500,000 new ‘skippers’ are expected to be needed over the next two decades.

# students - Tuesday 14 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday' Take It Easy

Galway gardaí warning to rag week revellers as they start early on 'Donegal Tuesday'

Tonight is expected to the busiest of the week as part of the city’s unofficial rag week.

From TheJournal.ie A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation Westwood Hotel

A four-star Galway hotel is set to be converted into student accommodation

The Westwood Hotel in Newcastle has been sold – but it will stay open until next year.

# students - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# students - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How students at Irish universities are buying unprescribed 'study drugs' to deal with exams Under Pressure

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.”

# students - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18 Hard Knock Life

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

# students - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide Send Silence Packing

On a busy campus, an empty bag for every young life lost by suicide

A new campaign aims to raise awareness of the impact of suicide.

# students - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer Home From Home

1,500 student beds on the way to Dublin thanks to major US developer

Hines says it could deliver as many as 1,500 beds in the coming years.

# students - Friday 16 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is getting 571 new student bedrooms College Digs

Dublin is getting 571 new student bedrooms

An Bord Pleanála has granted planning permission for the development.

# students - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Student considered moving university over way her sexual assault allegation was handled UCD

Student considered moving university over way her sexual assault allegation was handled

Gardaí are investigating the alleged incident, which occurred on 31 October last year.

From TheJournal.ie 12-month J1 visas will still be around for another three years at least Happy Relations

12-month J1 visas will still be around for another three years at least

There had been questions over whether the agreement would be terminated.

# students - Monday 28 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Bar at centre of alleged 'no blacks allowed' incident concludes "that no discrimination occurred" Buskers Bar

Bar at centre of alleged 'no blacks allowed' incident concludes "that no discrimination occurred"

Three South African students were allegedly refused entry from Buskers Bar in Temple Bar on Sunday 5 June.

# students - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning Campaign Promise

Enda says he hopes the J-1 programme won't be scrapped, despite Trump warning

During his election campaign, Trump said he wanted to end the visa scheme

# students - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest Cape Town

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest

Yesterday, riot police dispersed students who gathered outside parliament.

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