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# Student

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Voices
College student: 'There's been no dancing on tables or shots at the bar'
Harry McCann says students involved in recent ‘partying’ are not representative of the majority trying to study and live within Covid guidelines.
# Cost of Living
€12k a year: Slight drop in cost of living for students living away from home
Just 36% of students expect to gain part-time work compared with 63% in 2019.
# Victim Impact Statement
'Since his death I am no longer living. I simply exist': Family of Cameron Blair tell court of impact of his death
A teenage boy has received a life sentence for his murder, a sentence which will be reviewed in 2032.
# Courts
Teenager appears in court charged with killing of student Cameron Blair in Cork
The teenage boy was charged yesterday evening with the killing of 20-year-old Cameron Blair.
# Squeeze Every Drop
'If I was to describe the way we want to play it’s ‘collective speed''
Ulster head coach Dan McFarland has a keen interest in psychology.
# Canterbury
Body of student who lay dead in dorm room for weeks discovered in New Zealand
University vice-chancellor Cheryl de la Rey said it was an “extremely distressing time” for students and staff.
# wilhelmina weber furlong
Search on for Irish family of pioneering American artist
An exhibition on her fascinating work is in Ireland for the first time.
# sophie coll
Student (19) died in 'freak accident' after 'domino effect' on stairwell
The pathologist told the Limerick inquest that due to Sophie Coll’s “very severe” injuries, nothing could have been done to save her.
# teaching council
Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed
The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.
Voices
How I Spend My Money: A Trinity PhD student on a €6,000 stipend who's having second thoughts about moving to Ireland
She gave up work and a good salary in London to study in Dublin.
Voices
How I Spend My Money: A student in Galway earning up to €500 a month from several odd jobs
The corporate law student works in a supermarket, drives tractors and helps out on the family farm.
# Offaly
Drama teacher jailed for raping student (7) ends appeal to reduce sentence
The court heard that a juror apparently “smiled and winked” in the direction of the complainant and two gardaí.
# New York
Ex-teacher accused of paying students to help make bombs
His brother has also been accused of stockpiling explosive materials.
# Allegations
Boarding school teacher accused of allowing student to drink wine in their accommodation
The case is being heard at a fitness to teach inquiry in Maynooth.
# philip leahy
'We've all been devastated': Tributes paid to J1 student after death in Maryland
Philip Leahy had gone into cardiac arrest after getting into difficulty while swimming in Ocean City in Maryland.
# Otto Warmbier
North Korea says it is the 'biggest victim' in US student's death
Otto Warmbier had been in a coma since shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labour for allegedly stealing a poster.
# fear
'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home
Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.
# on the hunt
€4,000 reward offered after dead dolphin pictured at Cork student party
Pictures circulated online of Cork students dancing with what appears to be a dead dolphin.
# duct tales
US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper
The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.
# the new boom
'It simply won’t be affordable': New student rooms in Dublin will cost a minimum of €249 a week
Concerns have been raised over the affordability of new student accommodation.
# plenty of choice
New Zealand school gets rid of gendered uniforms
Now, students will have a choice between wearing a kilt, culottes, shorts, trousers or PE gear, depending on their preference.
# heidelberg
Police question student who drove his rented car into pedestrians in Germany
The man driving the car was a 35-year-old student.
# Courts
Man charged with stabbing murder of 25-year-old student in Dublin
25-year-old student Leo Carolan died from stab wounds in a house on the South Circular Road in Dublin last week.
# ASTI
'It's punishing children': Students could be penalised over dispute about Junior Cert English exam
Students taught by ASTI could end up losing 10% of their overall mark, it is feared.
# beau solomon
Body of 19-year-old American student missing in Rome found in river
Beau Solomon was last seen by his friends in a pub on Friday.
# Spain
Student smuggled cocaine into Ireland 'to pay for college fees'
Lucas Lima (25) was offered between €1,000 and €3,000 to bring the bag from Spain.
Voices
Student accommodation nightmares: 'I couldn't even stand up straight in my room'
As the academic year comes to a close, one student tells of her experiences of trying to find somewhere to live
# Papa-paparazzi
This Sligo student accidentally went viral as Tyga's 'mystery woman'
This is what happens when you get papped talking to a recently-single reality TV star in LA.
# Courts
Dyslexic student launches High Court action after being denied exam support
The 18-year-old Leaving Cert student is hoping to secure a reader that will allow him to understand exam papers.
# Historic milestone
20-year-old student receives Ireland's first ever double lung transplant of its kind
The type of transplant involves reconditioning donor lungs outside of the body before they are transplanted.
# India
Soldier buried under eight metres of snow found alive after six days
Nine of his colleagues died in the accident.
# Support
Karen Buckley's parents: 'We're still in shock, it sometimes feels like all of this isn’t real'
Karen Buckley’s parents have expressed thanks for the support they received over recent weeks.
# Outer Space
This Irish student just got an asteroid named after him
It’s thanks to his winning of a major SciFest prize.
# supply and demand
UCD changed its campus accommodation system and some students are NOT happy
New first years will be prioritised when it comes to living on campus.
# Nope
A teen was suspended from school after wearing a fake bomb to ask a girl to prom
Probably not the wisest idea.
# Glasgow
"She won't be forgotten": 1000 turn out for Glasgow vigil to remember Karen Buckley
A fund to raise money for the student’s parents has passed £50,000 in donations.
# tributes
'It's every parent's nightmare what has unfolded in recent days'
Messages of sympathy are being sent – after police in Glasgow found a body in the search for missing Karen Buckley.
# Glasgow
Handbag believed to be Karen Buckley's found in park in Glasgow
The 24-year-old student was last seen at a nightclub in Glasgow at the weekend.
# high time
Poll: Is it time to legalise cannabis in Ireland?
In a referendum held today, 68% of students voted in favour of the SU supporting legalisation.
# Oisín McGrath
17-year-old re-arrested over death of schoolboy (13)
Oisín died after being injured during an incident in school.