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10 things nobody ever forgets about Freshers Week

Iron stomach contest, anyone?

Going To College In Ireland: Expectation vs Reality

Here what’s you ACTUALLY learn in college.

From TheJournal.ie Guess how many students have signed up for UCC's alcohol-free accommodation?* Limited Term

Guess how many students have signed up for UCC's alcohol-free accommodation?*

*You know the drill — when we write the headline like this it’s either a really big or a really small number.

From TheJournal.ie 6 stereotypes you'll recognise if you went to college in Dublin Sponsored By Adverts.ie

6 stereotypes you'll recognise if you went to college in Dublin

Did you go to college in Dublin? We can relate.

This 11-year-old college student is smarter than you will ever be

He does calculus to relax. TO RELAX.

From TheJournal.ie Round two CAO offers out today: Were you one of the lucky ones? Round 2

Round two CAO offers out today: Were you one of the lucky ones?

Some students will be hoping that points for their preferred college course come down and they are offered a place in college.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Monday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Don't forget: The deadline for accepting first round CAO offers is today College
From TheJournal.ie Athlone IT will continue audiology degree Saved

Athlone IT will continue audiology degree

The previously cancelled course, the only one of its kind, will be continued after the HSE agreed to provide 12 placements.

From TheJournal.ie LinkedIn reduces age limit from 18 to 13 Social Media

LinkedIn reduces age limit from 18 to 13

The social networking site made the changes in its terms of service to attract younger users to its new university section.

From TheJournal.ie UCC students to be offered 'alcohol-free' accommodation Student Life

UCC students to be offered 'alcohol-free' accommodation

A recent survey found almost half of all students at the Cork campus engage in binge-drinking more than once a week.

From TheJournal.ie Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education College

Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education

The rules apply to students who have spent more than two years of the previous five outside the European Union.

17 tell-tale signs someone studied Arts at college

Greek and Roman Civilisations. So handy.

11 activities every Irish college student engages in

Here’s what today’s CAO offer recipients have to look forward to.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should college grants be cut in the Budget? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should college grants be cut in the Budget?

There is speculation that the college grants could be cut in October’s Budget as part of saving €100m in the Education Department.

From TheJournal.ie These are the courses students want to get into this year... In Numbers

These are the courses students want to get into this year...

Arts and social sciences continue to be the most popular.

From TheJournal.ie College students can pre-order week's dinners online for €10* Student Diet

College students can pre-order week's dinners online for €10*

*The only catch is they have to cook it themselves.

The worst things about living with housemates

Dirty dishes, empty loo roll, passive-aggressive notes… Sound familiar?

From TheJournal.ie Column: Irish universities CAN attract more big business funding – here's how Opinion

Column: Irish universities CAN attract more big business funding – here's how

Irish universities have been identified as the worst in the world at attracting industry funding, but it doesn’t have to be that way, writes Barry Heavey.

From TheJournal.ie Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule' Student Grants

Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'

Some 82,000 applications were received by the deadline earlier this month but SUSI are still accepting them.

9 unforgettable moments from your Leaving Cert results

The results you leave behind. But the day stays with you forever.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What did the Leaving Cert ever do for us? Over To You This post contains videos

Open thread: What did the Leaving Cert ever do for us?

What was your own experience of the state exam?

From TheJournal.ie 59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline Student Grants

59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline

SUSI said today that they are still accepting applications and that delays in processing seen last year are not expected to be repeated.

From TheJournal.ie "We've wasted over €5,000 and a year of our lives." Hearing Loss

"We've wasted over €5,000 and a year of our lives."

Twenty-one students at Athlone IT have been put in limbo after the college cancelled their course a year in.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments Student Grants

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments

The head of operations at SUSI said that the students grants scheme has undergone a number of improvements.

From TheJournal.ie 40 per cent of students say abortion should be freely available in Ireland Survey

40 per cent of students say abortion should be freely available in Ireland

Meanwhile, 48 per cent said it should be allowed but only under medical guidance.

21 ways to tell you were an Irish college student

Chicken fillet rolls, pints and fags.

From TheJournal.ie 118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant Student Grants

118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant

SUSI authorities say dozens of students haven’t been ruled on from last year – leaving them in limbo for their college future.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What do you want to do with your life? Read Me

Column: What do you want to do with your life?

Life is complicated and has a lot of choices, writes Fergus McCarthy who has some advice for this year’s Leaving Certificate students who have it all ahead of them.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny played a 'significant role' in the Celtic Tiger, says US college Enda Kenny

Enda Kenny played a 'significant role' in the Celtic Tiger, says US college

Boston College, where the Taoiseach will speak next week, has noted his time in the Rainbow government of the 90s. Kenny himself has previously said: “The Celtic Tiger years were false years.”

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’ Read Me

Column: ‘I thought I did everything right – so why have I ended up here?’

Aoife O’Connor has gone to college, got good results, borrowed money to get more qualifications by doing a postgrad, but she still finds herself with no job. Here she asks why she can’t catch a break?

From TheJournal.ie Increase in third level entrants from wealthier backgrounds Education

Increase in third level entrants from wealthier backgrounds

Equal access data from the Higher Education Authority has shown that third level entrants from the top three socio-economic backgrounds continue to increase, with those from less wealthy background dropping off.

From TheJournal.ie Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity Third Level

Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity

However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.

From TheJournal.ie Student body hit out over use of debt collectors in colleges Debt Collectors

Student body hit out over use of debt collectors in colleges

The response from the USI comes after a tender by UCD for the “collection of outstanding monies”.

From TheJournal.ie It's CAO deadline day CAO

It's CAO deadline day

A spokesperson for the CAO said although students can still submit late applications, it only applies to some courses.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland launches 'radical' new university rankings system Eu 2013

Ireland launches 'radical' new university rankings system

The new system called U-Multirank was launched under Ireland’s EU presidency today.

From TheJournal.ie Brazil mourns victims of nightclub blaze Brazil

Brazil mourns victims of nightclub blaze

Officials said 233 people had been killed, with 116 more injured, many still fighting for their lives.

From TheJournal.ie Texas campus issues alert amid reports of shooter Shooting

Texas campus issues alert amid reports of shooter

Lone Star College System’s campus in the Houston area has told students to take immediate shelter or avoid coming in.