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Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease
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Irish student whose mother had breast cancer is researching new ways to identify the disease

Apr 27th 2016, 6:15 AM 22,454 Views 8 Comments

NUI Galway student Úna McVeigh started her PhD in September 2015.

Students still in a 'mad rush' to do J1s in America despite strict new rules
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Students still in a 'mad rush' to do J1s in America despite strict new rules

Apr 26th 2016, 1:09 PM 19,926 Views 38 Comments

Demand is as high as ever, according to the US Embassy.

Shane Duggan-inspired Limerick maintain 100% record
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Shane Duggan-inspired Limerick maintain 100% record

Apr 22nd 2016, 10:57 PM 5,407 Views 8 Comments

Both sides finished with 10 men in tonight’s closely fought First Division clash.

These students had to write out 1,000 emojis because they were late for class
# So Emojinal Baby
# So Emojinal Baby

These students had to write out 1,000 emojis because they were late for class

Apr 22nd 2016, 2:41 PM 5,239 Views 1 Comment

New age punishment.

Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so
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Should businesses help to fund higher education? The TUI thinks so

Mar 24th 2016, 6:51 PM 11,073 Views 27 Comments

The union said a 1% levy on profits could be used to remove the €3,000 student registration fee.

Trinity accused of breaking university ranking rules after asking graduates to complete survey
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# Slap On The Wrist

Trinity accused of breaking university ranking rules after asking graduates to complete survey

Mar 22nd 2016, 10:44 AM 19,006 Views 13 Comments

The university had contacted graduates and staff to request that they take part in surveys by university ranking institutions.

Scholarships for virgins: 'Abstaining from sex will change my future'
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Scholarships for virgins: 'Abstaining from sex will change my future'

Mar 13th 2016, 12:01 PM 22,901 Views 23 Comments

One South African mayor is offering scholarships to female students who can prove they are virgins.

Here's what courses students have been applying for in this year's CAO applications
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# Decisions Decisions

Here's what courses students have been applying for in this year's CAO applications

Mar 9th 2016, 6:00 AM 27,531 Views 18 Comments

Nursing saw the biggest increase in applications since last year, while arts and social sciences had the biggest drop.

Millenials and Celtic Tiger cubs aren't taken seriously as people, never mind as voters
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Millenials and Celtic Tiger cubs aren't taken seriously as people, never mind as voters

Feb 24th 2016, 5:00 PM 192 Views 54 Comments

Patronising stunts aside, my generation is simply not represented in the political sphere, writes Anna O’Rourke.

11 tweets and Instagrams that sum up the madness of Rag Week
# Losing The Rag
# Losing The Rag

11 tweets and Instagrams that sum up the madness of Rag Week

Feb 19th 2016, 12:20 PM 9,400 Views 0 Comments

When the students of this country lose their entire minds.

Students in Pakistan urged not to celebrate 'vulgar and indecent' Valentine's Day
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# Not A Fan

Students in Pakistan urged not to celebrate 'vulgar and indecent' Valentine's Day

Feb 13th 2016, 3:23 PM 15,835 Views 83 Comments

Pakistan’s President Mamnoon Hussain is against the holiday.

Gardaí have 'zero tolerance' plan for Galway's Rag Week
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Gardaí have 'zero tolerance' plan for Galway's Rag Week

Feb 13th 2016, 9:54 AM 36,756 Views 75 Comments

Extra resources are being drafted in to deal with the anticipated large crowds.

Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations
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Compulsory sexual consent classes planned for UCD following revenge porn allegations

Feb 8th 2016, 1:13 PM 22,949 Views 166 Comments

The university is investigating claims that male students shared explicit images of female students without their permission.

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago
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# Heated

How Lucinda and Averil clashed over abortion as students more than a decade ago

Feb 7th 2016, 9:30 PM 52,263 Views 174 Comments

The 2002 abortion referendum debate made for a heated political battle between two of the country’s rising young political stars.

Investigation over revenge porn allegations at UCD
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Investigation over revenge porn allegations at UCD

Feb 5th 2016, 10:19 AM 49,578 Views 128 Comments

The university said any student found to have shared intimate images of other students could face expulsion.

We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence
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We need to smash the silence that surrounds sexual violence

Feb 4th 2016, 12:30 PM 123 Views 90 Comments

Compelling first year Trinity College students to attend mandatory classes on sexual consent has raised eyebrows, writes Ruairí McKiernan.

Garda stations were jammed with students registering to vote yesterday
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# It's On

Garda stations were jammed with students registering to vote yesterday

Feb 4th 2016, 10:19 AM 32,637 Views 170 Comments

Eligible voters have less than a week left to sign up.

While economic recovery has opened up the jobs market, make sure your course is right for you
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While economic recovery has opened up the jobs market, make sure your course is right for you

Feb 1st 2016, 6:40 PM 28 Views 7 Comments

It’s important to pursue a career that you want and are confident you can handle, writes Clive Byrne.

Cork house party shows the 'don't take drugs' message just won't cut it
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Cork house party shows the 'don't take drugs' message just won't cut it

Jan 22nd 2016, 1:45 PM 497 Views 44 Comments

Six young people were hospitalised after a house party in the south of Cork. The issue can no longer be ignored, writes Graham de Barra.

Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea
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Students loaded with loans are less free to conduct their lives in the way they wish. It's a bad idea

Dec 21st 2015, 12:00 PM 351 Views 74 Comments

We know very well the negative consequences of a student loan system. Just look at the United States, writes Julien Mercille.

7 young Irish entrepreneurs to keep your eye on
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7 young Irish entrepreneurs to keep your eye on

Dec 1st 2015, 5:46 PM 25,632 Views 10 Comments

Are these the future faces of Irish industry?

No opportunities for non-EU students: I fell in love with Ireland but will soon have to leave
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No opportunities for non-EU students: I fell in love with Ireland but will soon have to leave

Nov 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 20,182 Views 48 Comments

The flooded market for HSE placements has become unsustainable, an American medical student studying here writes.

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed
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# Money Money Money

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed

Nov 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,570 Views 40 Comments

…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.

'I'm a teacher and while the school system isn't deliberately out to destroy people, it is broken'
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'I'm a teacher and while the school system isn't deliberately out to destroy people, it is broken'

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:50 AM 2,957 Views 63 Comments

Our time in a traditional school teaches us one basic fundamental: how to conform, writes a secondary school teacher.

This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

This student has the same name as his lecturer, and he's taking full advantage of it

Nov 11th 2015, 9:56 PM 9,918 Views 2 Comments

*applause*

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university
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# Merced

Five people stabbed in classroom attack at California university

Nov 4th 2015, 8:57 PM 13,227 Views 25 Comments

The male attacker was shot dead by police on the scene at the University of California in Merced.

Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years
# Frustration
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# Frustration

Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years

Oct 5th 2015, 6:05 AM 20,784 Views 49 Comments

Ennis-raised Raymond, 21, says he feels abandoned after his latest Susi application was rejected earlier this year.

The artist behind THAT marriage equality mural is back with another powerful piece
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# Joe Caslin

The artist behind THAT marriage equality mural is back with another powerful piece

Sep 20th 2015, 9:15 AM 23,821 Views 110 Comments

Joe Caslin tells us about the latest work from his Our Nation’s Sons project.

Elaborate stories and 'too good to be true' ads: how scammers target students
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# Watch Out

Elaborate stories and 'too good to be true' ads: how scammers target students

Sep 13th 2015, 5:20 PM 23,310 Views 14 Comments

Students moving to Ireland for the first time have been warned to watch out for fake accommodation ads.

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students
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# Swanky Pad

Inside the plush pads of ridiculously wealthy students

Sep 10th 2015, 6:05 AM 34,346 Views 19 Comments

London has an even greater property shortage than Dublin, but many of its exclusive properties are being rented by wealthy foreign college students.

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did
# Results Are In
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# Results Are In

Junior Cert students are getting their results today. Here's how they did

Sep 9th 2015, 6:01 AM 34,626 Views 12 Comments

And grades for the junior cycle appear to be holding steady against previous years, without massive improvement.

This student found an excellent college 'care package' hidden in their dorm room wall
# Man I Love College
# Man I Love College

This student found an excellent college 'care package' hidden in their dorm room wall

Sep 3rd 2015, 11:09 AM 9,552 Views 1 Comment

THE DREAM.

They grow up so fast: It's the first day of school for Ireland’s infants
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# Big School

They grow up so fast: It's the first day of school for Ireland’s infants

Aug 27th 2015, 8:30 PM 36,234 Views 47 Comments

It’s an emotional day.

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students
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# Shovel Ready

This week’s vital property news: House prices on the rise and hard times for students

Aug 27th 2015, 11:25 AM 4,412 Views 1 Comment

Everything you need to know in one quick guided tour.

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live
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# Crisis Point

Thousands of students across Ireland still have nowhere to live

Aug 26th 2015, 6:07 AM 17,172 Views 70 Comments

TheJournal.ie spoke to some students caught up in the housing crisis.

Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin
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Unless you can magic up a few houses, welfare recipients will need to move away from Dublin

Aug 22nd 2015, 8:00 AM 119 Views 280 Comments

It’s an unpalatable solution politically, but the truth is workers and students need to be in a place while those in receipt of welfare cannot make the same claim.

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme
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# Rite Of Passage

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,515 Views 103 Comments

As part of a range of immigration policies the Republican wants to introduce measures that could impact on the Irish in America.

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time
# CAO 2015
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# CAO 2015

Flying the nest? Here's what to do if you're a college student renting for the first time

Aug 17th 2015, 3:09 PM 14,466 Views 9 Comments

Good Leaving Cert points? Check. Got your college course? Check. Now it’s time to find somewhere to live.

The taxman is right to chase Airbnb hosts. Here’s why
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The taxman is right to chase Airbnb hosts. Here’s why

Aug 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,119 Views 63 Comments

Allowing those who rent their rooms via the sharing website to be tax exempt will simply put more professionals and students on the streets in times of severe rental crisis.

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert
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# CAO 2015

All-rounders with a thirst for knowledge: Ireland's highest achievers in the 2015 Leaving Cert

Aug 12th 2015, 10:55 PM 74,140 Views 73 Comments

They all scooped over 800 points in the Leaving Cert, but their principals say they’re proud of every one of their students.