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From TheJournal.ie Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions Not Happy

Activist pulls out of Trinity talk on 'Rise of Islamism' citing unreasonable conditions

She said she was told TCD was worried the talk would be ‘antagonising’ to Muslim students.

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?

From TheJournal.ie Nursing is the big loser in this year’s CAO applications Decisions Decisions

Nursing is the big loser in this year’s CAO applications

The college application service has released details from the initial round of course choices

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.

From The42 More Fitzgibbon Cup drama as reports that Mary Immaculate are heading to the DRA Controversy

More Fitzgibbon Cup drama as reports that Mary Immaculate are heading to the DRA

The third-level competition could be set for further chaos.

From TheJournal.ie College lecturers accused of not doing enough to include students with disabilities Higher Education

College lecturers accused of not doing enough to include students with disabilities

A new report also found that less deaf students are now attending college in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’ Donegal Tuesday

Student defends Donegal Tuesday to Joe Duffy: ‘February is the drinking month’

Queues formed in the morning for the now annual “Donegal Tuesday” event in Galway city.

From TheJournal.ie The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic.... Decisions Decisions

The CAO deadline has passed but no need for panic....

Late applications can still be submitted between March until May.

US college student arrested for shooting porn video in busy campus library OSU

US college student arrested for shooting porn video in busy campus library

No one noticed her doing it. HOW.

From TheJournal.ie 96 hours to go until (some) college students make one of the biggest decisions of their lives... Going Away To College
From TheJournal.ie Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students Shelbourne College

Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students

“Wherever you’re hiding, we need that money.”

College in the US makes video games an official sport

Athletic scholarship without ever leaving your chair.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees Refunds

Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees

RTÉ has reported that the college owes international students €200,000.

From TheJournal.ie Could Ireland become a leading country for studying Chinese? Looking East

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall Overweight

Ireland's child obesity rate has plateaued and it may begin to fall

Researchers say the plateau in childhood obesity is still unacceptably high.

From TheJournal.ie 'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House University Challenges

'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.

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…

11 things nobody ever tells you about going to college

The printers = your new enemy.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College down ten points in world university rankings Trinners For...oh

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.

From TheJournal.ie The number of students in alcohol-free accommodation in UCC has quadrupled Student Life

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.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The truth about sharing a house (hint: it’s not like Friends) Renting

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…

From TheJournal.ie Think this TheJournal.ie staffer would make a good garda? Here's 35 reasons why not... Training Day

Think this TheJournal.ie staffer would make a good garda? Here's 35 reasons why not...

100 new recruits will start in Templemore in the next few weeks. College staff spent yesterday giving journalists a taster of what the students will be facing.

From TheJournal.ie Inside Ireland's Police Academy: Here's what the new batch of Garda recruits will be facing... Let's Be Cops

Inside Ireland's Police Academy: Here's what the new batch of Garda recruits will be facing...

The first new Garda recruits in five years are about to start in Templemore – and college top brass have high hopes for “the cream of the crop”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: New technology is opening access to education, but also presenting new challenges E-learning

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.

From TheJournal.ie Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site Hotel Living

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site

A classic room is priced at €180 per week, while the penthouse costs €265 per week.

17 of the coolest lecturers you'll wish you had in college CAO
From TheJournal.ie Here’s how the CAO offer and acceptance system works CAO 2014

Here’s how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works Class Of 2014

Here's how the CAO offer and acceptance system works

This is what happens next…

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Life doesn’t begin or end with those elusive CAO points Leaving Cert

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Don't panic, don't compare' - if you're getting your Leaving Cert results today, read this first

'Don't panic, don't compare' - if you're getting your Leaving Cert results today, read this first

We’ve been through it, and we have something to tell you…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the CAO points system fair? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Coping with a nervous Leaving Cert student? Read on... Exams

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.

From TheJournal.ie Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad No Flying The Nest This post contains a poll

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad

The DIT Cost of Living Guide says student living costs are over €8,000.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie More and more people are dropping out of college (especially men) College Dropout

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.

From TheJournal.ie Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently Survey

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College wants to triple admissions from NI and here's how they'll do it Trinners For Winners

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.