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From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract

To date, €163,000 has been paid to Polymetrika for the calculated grades system.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract Leaving Cert

'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract

The cost of the calculated grades system is €160,000.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties NUIG

Gardaí in Galway deny claims they will share student addresses with colleges over house parties

The Mayor of Galway said that gardaí would be passing the details of students who have house parties to colleges.

From TheJournal.ie Some students with reduced campus hours backtrack on decision to live away from home NUIG

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity Students

1,600 drivers, more buses and 650 bus escorts: €137m spend gets green light so school transport can run at 50% capacity

Over 97,600 children are being transported daily to school.

From TheJournal.ie NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines Coronavirus

NUIG students warned they could face expulsion if they fail to stick to Covid-19 guidelines

Students have been urged to “socialise safely and call out reckless behaviour”.

From TheJournal.ie NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year Galway

NUI Galway to refund students who don't take up places in campus accommodation this year

Students were informed late in August that their time on campus may be limited this year.

From TheJournal.ie No fall in student rent prices over the past year, report says Student Housing

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school Health And Wellbeing

Psychologists launch guidance to help teachers and pupils returning to school

The guidance says that health and wellbeing should be prioritized for school staff.

From TheJournal.ie Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans September Reopening

Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans

Labour leader Alan Kelly called for Education Minister Norma Foley to take questions on the matter next week.

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty' Results Day

Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'

The publication of this year’s results will not be available until 7 September.

From TheJournal.ie Lack of safety guidance on schools putting staff and students 'at risk', warns trade union Coronavirus

Lack of safety guidance on schools putting staff and students 'at risk', warns trade union

Fórsa was critical of the Department of Education in a submission to the Dáil’s Covid-19 committee.

From TheJournal.ie 3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds Students

3 in 10 female third-level students have experienced non-consensual penetration, survey finds

That’s according to a new national survey published by NUI Galway’s Active Consent Programme.

From TheJournal.ie Student radiographers will be offered three-month paid contract from 18 May Radiography

Student radiographers will be offered three-month paid contract from 18 May

The students had been calling on Simon Harris to pay them for their work during the pandemic.

From TheJournal.ie Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected Students

Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected

There is a focus on student learner needs and wellbeing at the moment.

From TheJournal.ie INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak Coronavirus

INMO calls on HSE to pay student nurses and midwives during Covid-19 outbreak

Hundreds of student nurses are set to begin their unpaid work placements this month.

From TheJournal.ie Students vacating Trinity-owned accommodation to be refunded - but private renters face uncertainty Coronavirus

Students vacating Trinity-owned accommodation to be refunded - but private renters face uncertainty

Sinn Féin’s Eoin Ó Broin called for clarity to be given to those in rental accommodation at this time of national crisis.

From TheJournal.ie Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors' Welfare

Student housing crisis: 'We have students who are sleeping in cars, on their friends' floors'

UCD’s Welfare Officer said that students are coming to her office with sleeping bags.

From TheJournal.ie Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets Erasmus

Universities put Irish students in Italy on high alert as number of coronavirus cases there rockets

More than 10 people have died from the virus in Italy as confirmed cases reach over 280.

From The42 Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford First Class This post contains videos

Watch: Conor English smashes in late equaliser for Wexford

Meanwhile, Cabinteely roared into the new First Division season with four goals in 45 minutes against Bray.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest Climate Strike

'We're the ones who will suffer': Secondary school students stage climate change protest

Gardaí had said they would not sanction the protest but it went ahead anyway this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí 'won't sanction' climate change protest by secondary students in Dublin tomorrow Fridaysforfuture

Gardaí 'won't sanction' climate change protest by secondary students in Dublin tomorrow

Gardaí warned the students that the potential for crowd trouble could lead open to “criminal proceedings” against those with a duty of care.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears Health

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears

A number of colleges have issued advice to their students.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit House Of Commons

'It's heartbreaking': Concern for students amid fears UK will pull out of Erasmus programme post-Brexit

Thousands of students from all over Europe, including the Republic of Ireland, go to the UK as part of the programme each year, and vice versa.

From TheJournal.ie This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed Btyse

This wristband subtly alerts teachers when a student with Autism is feeling overwhelmed

The project is on display at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition this week.

UCD appoint former Shamrock Rovers and Drogheda United striker Myler as new manager

The 43-year-old began his League of Ireland career with the Students.

From TheJournal.ie Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated SUSI

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated

Barring orders were included on a list of acceptable documentation students could use to prove their parents were separated.

From TheJournal.ie Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school LGBT Survey

Half of LGBT+ students have heard homophobic or transphobic comments from staff members at school

73% of LGBT+ students surveyed said they feel unsafe at school.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital Mumps

Dublin universities send warnings to students over mumps outbreak in the capital

In September, Health Protection Surveillance Centre was notified of 69 cases of mumps.

From TheJournal.ie Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible Múinteoirí

Gaeltacht grant to be restored for trainee teachers but not all students will be eligible

Minister Joe McHugh announced the measure in his department’s Budget 2020 briefing.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Many students will be locked out of third-level if costs and supports don't start to balance Opinion

Opinion: Many students will be locked out of third-level if costs and supports don't start to balance

The cost of accommodation, grant reductions and rising fees are causing real challenges to young people.

From TheJournal.ie 64,300 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on Results Are In

64,300 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on

Nineteen students secured 11 higher/common-level A grades and distinctions this year.

From The42 Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD Whitewash

Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD

Daniel Cleary struck twice as the Louth club maintained their lead at the summit.

From TheJournal.ie Family of Laura Brennan say today is a 'bittersweet day' as the HPV vaccine is extended to boys HPV

Family of Laura Brennan say today is a 'bittersweet day' as the HPV vaccine is extended to boys

First-year students will be able to get the HPV vaccine this September.

From TheJournal.ie The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high Demand V Supply

The average nationwide rent is now €1,391 per month - a record high

In some areas, the average cost of rent is *much* higher than the average mortgage.

From TheJournal.ie Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles College Fees

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles

The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.

From TheJournal.ie FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost? Analysis

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

From TheJournal.ie Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn Student Accommodation

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

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next Cao 2019

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season Generation Rent

Students warned to watch for rental scams ahead of house-hunting season

The USI says people are ‘taking advantage of the housing crisis and accommodation shortage’.

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