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Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college
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Pop-up Covid vaccination clinics open as thousands of students start college

Sep 27th 2021, 11:08 AM 8,960 Views 1 Comment

The clinics will open at over 15 campuses today.

Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class
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Irish university warns students that lecturers may call security if masks aren't worn in class

Sep 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 35,986 Views 63 Comments
  • University College Cork has said lecturers will ask campus security to remove those who refuse requests to wear a mask, Stephen McDermott writes.
  • College says classes may also be cancelled and will not be repeated if security are unable to attend.
Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round
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Nearly 1,500 students receive first higher education offer in second CAO round

Sep 20th 2021, 12:56 PM 15,575 Views 0 Comments

The CAO released its second round of offers to applicants this morning.

Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses
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Pop-up vaccination centres to open on college campuses

Sep 18th 2021, 11:48 AM 12,581 Views 6 Comments

Paul Reid said that hospital numbers beginning to fall but intensive care numbers are rising.

Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation
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Taoiseach says he doesn't want to see students staying in hotels due to lack of accommodation

Sep 15th 2021, 4:24 PM 15,413 Views 29 Comments

The Taoiseach said a “close eye” will be kept on colleges and what they charge in for rent.

Over 55,000 people offered place in CAO Round One - points rise in teaching, business and health
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Over 55,000 people offered place in CAO Round One - points rise in teaching, business and health

Sep 7th 2021, 2:00 PM 38,556 Views 13 Comments
  • This afternoon’s Round One offers is official confirmation of whether students got their preferred course.
  • Round One offers must be accepted online by 3pm on Monday 13 September.
  • Four courses have now reached 625 points.
Occupancy limits and sanitation: Higher education announces plans for 'safe return' to campuses
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Occupancy limits and sanitation: Higher education announces plans for 'safe return' to campuses

Aug 3rd 2021, 9:22 AM 20,059 Views 8 Comments

Colleges will implement sanitation and ventilation measures, as well as occupancy limits in certain locations.

Harris to seek government approval for 4,600 extra college places for upcoming semester
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Harris to seek government approval for 4,600 extra college places for upcoming semester

Jul 13th 2021, 7:56 AM 13,955 Views 18 Comments

There has been a significant increase in demand for college places this year.

Staff and students urged to sign up for pilot antigen testing project on four college campuses
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Staff and students urged to sign up for pilot antigen testing project on four college campuses

Jul 12th 2021, 9:01 AM 19,543 Views 14 Comments

Testing will involve volunteers providing saliva samples twice weekly.

Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet
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Students to get back on campus as college reopening plans to be signed off by Cabinet

Jun 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 18,958 Views 8 Comments

Cabinet will also consider doubling home quarantine to ten days for unvaccinated people travelling from Britain to Ireland.

Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show
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Over 20% increase in people applying to study nursing, CAO figures show

Mar 9th 2021, 8:39 AM 11,789 Views 14 Comments

There was a large increase in applications for medicine, too, with 4,031 first preferences.

CAO surge sees thousands more apply for third-level courses than in previous years
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CAO surge sees thousands more apply for third-level courses than in previous years

Jan 20th 2021, 10:34 PM 24,936 Views 7 Comments

The CAO has received 66,457 applications to date.

Cabinet agrees to purchase 875,000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine
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Cabinet agrees to purchase 875,000 doses of Moderna Covid-19 vaccine

Dec 1st 2020, 6:10 AM 28,218 Views 40 Comments

The Cabinet is also due to be updated on the progress to date of the Government’s new task force on the delivery of vaccines.

Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies
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Opinion: We at Irish universities owe it to our students to address our imperial legacies

Nov 17th 2020, 7:53 AM 22,125 Views 54 Comments

Trinity professor Ciaran O’Neill says it’s time for Irish universities to address their own dark imperial past as students now seek real change.

6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result
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6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result

Updated Oct 3rd 2020, 6:30 PM 47,239 Views 34 Comments

The results of the review were announced this evening by the Department of Education.

Some students affected by Leaving Cert grade errors may have to defer college course, Foley says
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Some students affected by Leaving Cert grade errors may have to defer college course, Foley says

Oct 1st 2020, 9:43 AM 22,869 Views 62 Comments

It’s understood 800 to 900 students may have lost out on a college place due to the situation.

Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home
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Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home

Sep 30th 2020, 6:45 AM 26,558 Views 14 Comments

One NUIG student is trying to leave his accommodation partly due to rising cases in Galway.

No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says
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No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says

Sep 14th 2020, 6:30 AM 14,725 Views 17 Comments

The latest Daft.ie report shows rents have remained largely unchanged across the country for students.

WIT president defends decision to charge full student fees as almost all classes move online
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WIT president defends decision to charge full student fees as almost all classes move online

Aug 31st 2020, 6:00 PM 21,132 Views 25 Comments

All classes and lectures in the upcoming academic year will be held online.

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
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Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister

Aug 31st 2020, 11:06 AM 20,036 Views 43 Comments

Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.

'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week
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'Unprecedented situation' could see students renting on campus a few days a week

Aug 16th 2020, 9:00 PM 50,351 Views 32 Comments

This academic year will be vastly different to previous years for third-level students.

College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that
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College might once have offered an escape for vulnerable students - Covid-19 has changed that

Aug 9th 2020, 9:00 PM 40,690 Views 0 Comments

With lectures moving largely online, students with a tough home life may find themselves with few good options.

Third level students will need to maintain two-metre social distance while on campus
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Third level students will need to maintain two-metre social distance while on campus

Aug 6th 2020, 10:57 AM 19,183 Views 50 Comments

The guidance was issued for third level students ahead of the upcoming academic year.

Government to spend €200 million on re-education and job incentives
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Government to spend €200 million on re-education and job incentives

Jul 24th 2020, 4:34 PM 17,037 Views 29 Comments

Employers will be given incentives to hire apprentices and young, unemployed workers.

Not all third-level students will be able to be accommodated on campus in the autumn
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Not all third-level students will be able to be accommodated on campus in the autumn

Jul 16th 2020, 4:58 PM 19,817 Views 18 Comments

The minister said international students can come to the country to study as long as they self-isolate.

Universities face huge losses as thousands of international students delay accepting course offers
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Universities face huge losses as thousands of international students delay accepting course offers

Jun 21st 2020, 11:00 AM 38,103 Views 45 Comments

Some universities are offering online only study options but others will require the students to move to Ireland for their course.

'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year
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'Not at the moment': Universities don't plan to refund fees for this or the next academic year

Jun 1st 2020, 9:00 AM 29,329 Views 24 Comments

NUI Galway is offering students a reduced rent rate next year due to the ‘hybrid’ way universities are expected to operate.

Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis
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Students most worried about families' health and work uncertainty amid crisis

Apr 14th 2020, 2:50 PM 10,625 Views 3 Comments

More than 700 university students answered a new survey about the Covid-19 pandemic.

Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review
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Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review

Dec 3rd 2019, 12:05 AM 13,357 Views 32 Comments

A 2015 review found several institutions had no public appointment or tendering procedure for the employment of chaplains.

LIT and AIT want to join up to create a River Shannon-linked technological university
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LIT and AIT want to join up to create a River Shannon-linked technological university

Oct 15th 2019, 2:51 PM 12,223 Views 7 Comments

The goal is to create a new unique, disruptive technological university.

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban From TheJournal.ie

As vaping-linked injuries and deaths rise in the US, some Irish colleges are moving towards an all-out ban

Oct 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 24,863 Views 52 Comments

18 deaths and 1080 injuries in the US have been linked to vaping.

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn
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Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 11,225 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next
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CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next

Aug 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 28,961 Views 3 Comments

Round Zero offers must be accepted by 7 August at 5.15pm.

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next
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Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next

Jul 5th 2019, 10:50 AM 22,942 Views 5 Comments

Round A offers must be accepted by Wednesday 10 July at 5.15pm.

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday
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Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday

Jun 29th 2019, 11:00 AM 10,983 Views 3 Comments

People who have applied to go to college or university can add, remove or change the order of their course choices.

Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal
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Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Apr 8th 2019, 10:21 PM 32,285 Views 0 Comments

Another dozen parents charged in the case have also agreed to plead guilty.

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year
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CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year

Mar 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 20,413 Views 9 Comments

A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected
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Potential conflict between cyclists and pedestrians cited as College Green plaza plans rejected

Oct 17th 2018, 10:50 AM 19,701 Views 80 Comments

The plans have been the subject of heated debate for some time.

There's still time to apply for some CAO courses through the 'Available Places' facility
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There's still time to apply for some CAO courses through the 'Available Places' facility

Aug 21st 2018, 11:31 AM 13,435 Views 2 Comments

Available Places are places that remain unfilled in particular courses after all offers have been made and waiting lists have been exhausted.

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next
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50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next

Aug 20th 2018, 6:00 AM 73,025 Views 7 Comments

Over half of those applying for a Level 8 course will be offered their first choice.

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