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From TheJournal.ie Irish children less likely to feel they belong in primary schools Education

Irish children less likely to feel they belong in primary schools

A new report also found that teachers report pupils often coming to class too tired to concentrate.

From TheJournal.ie Student accidentally shot dead by police while aiming for burglar New York

Student accidentally shot dead by police while aiming for burglar

The intruder was killed in New York.

From The42 Lennox Lewis has been tweeting a UL student with some exam tips Box Clever

Lennox Lewis has been tweeting a UL student with some exam tips

“Get some sleep.” Solid.

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old boy takes own life on train tracks in Japan Japan

11-year-old boy takes own life on train tracks in Japan

It is thought the boy’s suicide was in protest at plans to close his school.

From TheJournal.ie Updated: Five men plead not guilty in India gang rape trial India

Updated: Five men plead not guilty in India gang rape trial

The plea comes as India looks set to introduce death penalty in some rape cases.

From TheJournal.ie Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students Students

Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students

The money is to be used by third level students facing financial hardship, and comes as some students are still waiting for grants.

From TheJournal.ie Third Delhi gang-rape suspect to plead not guilty: lawyer New Delhi

Third Delhi gang-rape suspect to plead not guilty: lawyer

The suspect will plead not guilty to all charges, his lawyer said, claiming the two other suspects would also plead not guilty.

From TheJournal.ie Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court India

Delhi gang-rape suspects to appear in court

The five men have been charged with rape, kidnapping, robbery and conspiracy – and could face the death penalty if convicted.

From TheJournal.ie Indian gang-rape victim dies RIP

Indian gang-rape victim dies

The 23-year-old died of severe organ failure in a Singapore hospital where she had been airlifted yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim India

Doctors battle to save India gang-rape victim

The 23-year-old student was airlifted from India to Singapore overnight in a bid to save her life after a vicious gang-rape on a New Dehli bus left her with severe injuries.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for independent student grant appeals system Student Grants

Calls for independent student grant appeals system

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming said that the office of the Ombudsman currently does not cover the student grant processing.

From TheJournal.ie Readers’ Panel: Student Readers Panel

Readers’ Panel: Student

Andrew O’Connell had been expecting a greater cut to the Children’s Allowance. Overall, he believes today’s Budget could have been much worse.

From TheJournal.ie Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget? Budget 2013

Readers' Panel Part Two: What are you expecting from the Budget?

We spoke to some readers about their hopes and fears ahead of today’s budget. Here’s what they had to say, in their own words.

From TheJournal.ie Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying Cyber Bullying

Teens believe cyber bullying is worse than traditional bullying

Teens feel like it’s the worst kind because they “can’t escape it” and pictures and messages can be spread so quickly.

From TheJournal.ie USI President released following arrest in the Dáil Students

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil

John Logue was arrested in the Dáil visitors’ gallery last night but was later released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Student life: Phones under pillows, cereal and Usain Bolt Student Life

Student life: Phones under pillows, cereal and Usain Bolt

The latest CSO Census at School release gives an insight into life for thousands of Ireland’s secondary school students.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why the Leaving Cert as we know it is redundant, by a headmaster Opinion

Column: Why the Leaving Cert as we know it is redundant, by a headmaster

There are better assessment systems out there internationally, writes headmaster Arthur Godsil. So why aren’t we using them?

From TheJournal.ie Hungry student? New scheme provides meals on the cheap Clever Cuisine

Hungry student? New scheme provides meals on the cheap

The typical image of student food is beans on toast – but one new scheme aims to change that picture.

From The42 Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer I Heart Chad

Le Clos encounter: School-dodging pupil earns a dance date with Gold Medallist swimmer

It took a lot of glitter, cardboard and sticky-back paper but Melanie Olhaus’ poster charmed the returning South African hero.

Look inside: Barack Obama's student flat is up for rent Gaff Force One This post contains images

Look inside: Barack Obama's student flat is up for rent

The US president’s tiny old apartment in New York is available. Let’s have a nosey around, shall we?

From TheJournal.ie Teacher and students arrested after 'brutal' hazing allegations Hazing

Teacher and students arrested after 'brutal' hazing allegations

Three boys were attacked in separate incidents at a high school in Southern California. One 18-year-old student is being investigated for child cruelty.

From TheJournal.ie Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US Copyright

Wikipedia founder starts campaign to stop student being extradited to US

The 24-year-old student faces up to 10 years in prison for setting up a website called TVShack, which linked to television shows.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian porn actor suspect pleads not guilty to murdering Chinese student Grisly

Canadian porn actor suspect pleads not guilty to murdering Chinese student

Luka Rocco Magnotta appeared before the Montreal courthouse via video link for safety and logistical reasons.

Jay Z and Kanye West offer 'austerity-busting' discount for Dublin gig

The hip-hop superstars are getting on the austerity buzz by cutting ticket prices for students and the unwaged for Saturday’s gig.

From TheJournal.ie Body of student Nicola Furlong to be flown home from Japan Investigation

Body of student Nicola Furlong to be flown home from Japan

The 21-year-old student was found dead in a hotel room in Tokyo after attending a Nicki Minaj concert in the city. She is believed to have been strangled.

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged with assaulting friend of dead Wexford student in Tokyo Nicola Furlong

Two men charged with assaulting friend of dead Wexford student in Tokyo

Nicola Furlong, 21, died in Tokyo on Thursday morning. A friend she was with that night is alleged to have been assaulted by two American men.

From TheJournal.ie Two American men arrested following Tokyo death of Irish student Japan

Two American men arrested following Tokyo death of Irish student

Local reports say two American men have been arrested in Japan, and that Nicola Furlong, 21, died of suffocation.

From TheJournal.ie DCU student found dead in Tokyo hotel room after concert Nicola Furlong

DCU student found dead in Tokyo hotel room after concert

Twenty-one-year-old Nicola Furlong was living in Japan as part of her studies. Her body was found yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie US student forced to drink urine after being forgotten in jail cell Forgotten

US student forced to drink urine after being forgotten in jail cell

Daniel Chong was left for five days without food or water, in what authorities said was an accident.

From TheJournal.ie Competition aims for new approach to graduate employment Employment

Competition aims for new approach to graduate employment

The National Student Challenge will take place in UCD today in what gradireland hopes is a new way of providing opportunities for graduates with some of Ireland’s biggest companies.

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old student driven home to use the bathroom due to lack of SNAs Education Cuts

11-year-old student driven home to use the bathroom due to lack of SNAs

The primary school student at St Munchin’s CBS in Limerick, who is in a wheelchair, has had to have his mother attend the school to help bring him to the bathroom during the school day.

From TheJournal.ie Traveller loses legal case over right to attend local school Courts

Traveller loses legal case over right to attend local school

The teenager’s mother had argued that giving priority enrolment to sons of past pupils was indirect discrimination against Travellers.

From TheJournal.ie Family heard of son's death on Facebook Facebook

Family heard of son's death on Facebook

Police have apologised after the family of an Indian student murdered on 26 December in Manchester found out about his death on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say Virginia Tech This post contains videos

Virginia Tech gunman was 'standoffish' student, neighbours say

Ross Truett Ashley, 22, is said to have killed a police officer apparently at random before turning the gun on himself.

From TheJournal.ie Readers' Panel: Student Budget 2012

Readers' Panel: Student

Budget 2012 has brought a €250 registration fee increase for third-level students, cut student grants by 3 per cent, and cut maintenance payments for new postgrad entrants.

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012 Budget 2012

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall Tragic

Coast Guard working to recover body of Finnish student after Achill cliff fall

The 22-year-old man plunged from a cliff at Achill yesterday afternoon and Coast Guard teams are still trying to recover his body. The search has been called off until 7am tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Irish student found dead in Spanish city Tragic

Irish student found dead in Spanish city

Twenty-one year old Shane O’Connor died following a fall in the city of Zaragoza.

From TheJournal.ie 13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough Breakthrough

13-year-old makes solar power breakthrough

The New York teenager made the discovery after being inspired by the patterns that tree branches are laid out in.