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#Third Level

# third-level - Friday 15 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees' Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin pledges to 'abolish all student fees'

Pearse Doherty TD made the pledge at the party’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

# third-level - Monday 4 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs On Campus

TCD sexual consent classes get green light for expansion to clubs and socs

The classes have been trialled in Trinity Halls but the student union wants them elsewhere on campus.

# third-level - Saturday 21 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Access to third level isn't on merit. It's a lottery based on which family you were born into' Opinion

'Access to third level isn't on merit. It's a lottery based on which family you were born into'

Since 2011 State funding of third level education has plummeted by an incredible 25%, writes Paul Gavan.

# third-level - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations Videodoc

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations

The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.

# third-level - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences Rise Of The Machines

Ireland wants a future where AI makes medical decisions and delivers jail sentences

The University of Limerick is to teach a Masters in Artificial Intelligence.

# third-level - Monday 22 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems Money Money Money

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

# third-level - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college' Third Level

Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college'

All I was left with was over three thousand worth of debt, no job prospects and a qualification no better than my Leaving Cert, writes Laura Buckley.

# third-level - 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.

# third-level - Tuesday 8 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam Don't Get Caught Out

Here's how to make sure you don't fall victim to a fake rental scam

This time of year usually sees a large spike in fake rentals on the market, gardaí have warned.

# third-level - Sunday 16 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college' Column

'Education is important. The government should pay us students to go to college'

I can’t afford to go to college in September because I am unemployed, writes Declan Lavin.

# third-level - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie '€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff' Universities Unchallenged

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

From TheJournal.ie What is it like to be a Donald Trump supporter in US colleges? Make America Graduate Again

What is it like to be a Donald Trump supporter in US colleges?

US universities lean heavily towards the Democrats.

# third-level - 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.

# third-level - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt' Third Level Funding

Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt'

The Irish government shouldn’t copy America’s corporate financing and student loan model, writes Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.

# third-level - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education' Column

CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education'

Apprenticeships and traineeships must no longer be thought of as an alternative to traditional education, rather they must be viewed as viable and vibrant options within Ireland’s education system, writes Elisha Collier O’Brien.

# third-level - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Career coach: 'Why over 70% of students drop out of first year in some courses' Educational Column

Career coach: 'Why over 70% of students drop out of first year in some courses'

Making career decisions can be a difficult process and academia is not for everyone, writes Dearbhla Kelly.

# third-level - Monday 9 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind Sponsored By Nci

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

Artificial intelligence? Let’s just say robot butlers are closer than you think.

# third-level - Monday 19 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What one tip would you give students to make the most of college? Change Generation

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?

Getting the balance right in college can be tough. We asked students how to manage being happy AND productive.

# third-level - Thursday 1 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today Third Level

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

# third-level - Monday 22 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The CAO offers are out now - What happens next? Explainer

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?

Here’s all you need to know

# third-level - Friday 19 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world? Factcheck

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?

As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.

# third-level - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Ireland's top universities are making from student contributions College Costs

Here's what Ireland's top universities are making from student contributions

The burden on students has gone up and up over the last six years.

# third-level - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham Place Your Bets

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

# third-level - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

From The42 Collingwood Cup holders UCC sent packing by Maynooth after penalty shootout Third Level

Collingwood Cup holders UCC sent packing by Maynooth after penalty shootout

UCD, UL and Trinity make up this year’s semi-finals.

# third-level - Saturday 20 February, 2016

From The42 Glory for Oisin McConville on the management front in Belfast today Third Level

Glory for Oisin McConville on the management front in Belfast today

Dundalk IT defeated Waterford IT to claim the Trench Cup for the first time.

# third-level - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

From The42 Garda College and GMIT claim victories in Sigerson Cup clashes Third Level

Garda College and GMIT claim victories in Sigerson Cup clashes

Garda College saw off Cork IT while GMIT defeated St Pat’s.

# third-level - Saturday 15 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland Green Green Grass Of Home

# third-level - Friday 14 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer Asylum Seeker

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer

The minister for education has intervened in the matter.

From TheJournal.ie If you get this email about student grants, don’t click the link… It’s a scam No Susi - No!

If you get this email about student grants, don’t click the link… It’s a scam

The students grants body says a number of people have received the email.

# third-level - Thursday 13 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college College

# third-level - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has some of the most educated people in Europe Doing Well

Ireland has some of the most educated people in Europe

We place third when it comes to our share of third level graduates.

# third-level - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into? Opinion

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?

What makes one student successful when another fails? In answering this question, we’re not using one valuable resource: data.

# third-level - Sunday 10 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie What value are we putting on higher education? Opinion

What value are we putting on higher education?

Demand for education expanded during the crisis and it looks set to grow further. We must respond proactively.

# third-level - Monday 9 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Higher education is leaving us over-qualified but under-skilled Opinion

Higher education is leaving us over-qualified but under-skilled

There should be ways that we can learn and earn at the same time.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?

More than 74,000 people have applied for courses through the CAO. How did that work out for you?

# third-level - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless Opinion

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.

# third-level - Sunday 21 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees? Education

Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees?

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

# third-level - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish language for third-level entry shouldn't be a rule', universities told Briseadh Na Rialacha This post contains a poll

'Irish language for third-level entry shouldn't be a rule', universities told

Only for Irish language courses according to a task group report.

# third-level - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

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

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.

# third-level - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Heading to college just got even more expensive College Fees

Heading to college just got even more expensive

The student contribution charge has been hiked by an extra €250.

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