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

Nov 12th 2019, 6:45 AM 20,194 Views 123 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 25th 2019, 6:10 AM 14,358 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 10th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,857 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2019, 7:30 PM 11,489 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Oct 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 42,655 Views 20 Comments

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

Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD
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Five-star Dundalk demolish UCD

Aug 30th 2019, 10:03 PM 3,483 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2019, 12:10 PM 21,818 Views 11 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 20th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,566 Views 72 Comments

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

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

Aug 19th 2019, 6:10 AM 11,809 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Aug 18th 2019, 9:30 AM 24,116 Views 82 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 15th 2019, 9:30 PM 11,223 Views 17 Comments

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next
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# Cao 2019

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

Aug 1st 2019, 6:20 AM 28,955 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 25th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,108 Views 8 Comments

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

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

Apr 24th 2019, 8:30 PM 70,918 Views 80 Comments

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

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

Apr 7th 2019, 10:30 AM 9,845 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 19th 2019, 12:05 AM 13,462 Views 27 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2019, 7:17 AM 30,498 Views 117 Comments

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

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

Mar 2nd 2019, 9:00 PM 73,924 Views 88 Comments

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

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

Jan 18th 2019, 4:41 PM 7,573 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 18th 2019, 6:20 AM 7,582 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 1st 2019, 10:00 PM 19,767 Views 6 Comments

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

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable
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# Changes

Two days have been added to the Leaving Cert timetable

Dec 19th 2018, 1:46 PM 39,395 Views 28 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 22nd 2018, 4:26 PM 12,757 Views 37 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 14th 2018, 10:20 PM 4,670 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 12th 2018, 6:01 AM 30,866 Views 12 Comments

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
# Yall Mind If I Scream
# Yall Mind If I Scream

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

Aug 20th 2018, 2:20 PM 20,060 Views 4 Comments

The price will probably make your eyes water.

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

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

Aug 7th 2018, 8:41 AM 20,701 Views 123 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 2nd 2018, 6:10 AM 38,720 Views 3 Comments

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

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course
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NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

Jul 30th 2018, 2:54 PM 28,645 Views 12 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 15th 2018, 9:30 PM 27,980 Views 17 Comments

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

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

Jun 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,669 Views 25 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 20th 2018, 7:48 PM 52,104 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 6th 2018, 2:41 PM 26,281 Views 16 Comments

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

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

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

May 21st 2018, 8:40 AM 8,321 Views 22 Comments

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.

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

May 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,165 Views 29 Comments

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

Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote
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# Eighth Amendment

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

May 5th 2018, 6:00 AM 32,403 Views 61 Comments

Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 6:10 AM 6,650 Views 10 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 6th 2018, 10:04 AM 13,595 Views 35 Comments

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

Due a student grant? Applications open today
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# Grant Me Some Cash

Due a student grant? Applications open today

Apr 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,753 Views 4 Comments

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
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# Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,358 Views 123 Comments

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.