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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’.

From TheJournal.ie Republican group Saoradh 'aggressively trying to recruit' students at University College Cork Cork

Republican group Saoradh 'aggressively trying to recruit' students at University College Cork

The university is currently reviewing CCTV footage in a bid to identify the individuals responsible.

From TheJournal.ie Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens Research

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

From TheJournal.ie The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer Homelessness

The State won't know how many homeless students will be sitting the Leaving Cert this summer

Neither the Department of Education nor the State Examination Commission keep those details.

From TheJournal.ie Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change Day Of Action

Leo says he supports school students going on strike next week as part of global action on climate change

Friday, 15 March has been named as an international day of action on climate change.

From TheJournal.ie Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night Dublin Bus

Students say Dublin Buses are not stopping for them outside UCD at night

Students have said this is a regular occurrence at stops on campus from around 10pm onwards.

From The42 Divilly taking sensible approach with UCD stars juggling college and county commitments Students

Divilly taking sensible approach with UCD stars juggling college and county commitments

John Divilly is chasing his third Sigerson Cup title as UCD manager.

From TheJournal.ie Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees Higher Education

Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees

New figures show that Ireland’s undergraduate population has grown by 8% over the last five years.

From TheJournal.ie This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism DCU

This futuristic pod is making college life easier for students with autism

The sensory pod helps students take a break away from the hustle and bustle of college life.

From TheJournal.ie Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable Changes

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

The two new days bring the total examination to 15 days in June.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent Rental Crisis

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

From The42 Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser Winning This post contains videos

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser

The Students lifted the silverware after a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps.

From TheJournal.ie The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know Results Are In

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984

The price will probably make your eyes water.

From TheJournal.ie 70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

From TheJournal.ie CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

From TheJournal.ie NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course Ba Journalism

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”.

From TheJournal.ie 'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together Loneliness This post contains videos

'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together

We visited John and Amy who have been taking part in the service.

From TheJournal.ie Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18% Galway

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it Politics And Society

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother) Testing Times

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)

There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.

From TheJournal.ie Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

From TheJournal.ie It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college Scorecards

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college

“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote

Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.

From TheJournal.ie It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

From TheJournal.ie DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27% Student Accommodation

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

From TheJournal.ie Due a student grant? Applications open today Grant Me Some Cash

Due a student grant? Applications open today

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

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