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

Donald Trump wants to scrap the J-1 programme

Aug 18th 2015, 8:36 AM 67,523 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 14,472 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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# Opinion

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

Aug 15th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,128 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
# CAO 2015
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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 74,221 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.

Teenager in direct provision gets 575 points, but can't afford college fees
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# Leaving Cert

Teenager in direct provision gets 575 points, but can't afford college fees

Aug 12th 2015, 8:54 PM 52,624 Views 217 Comments

Anna Kern and her mother moved to Ireland from Ukraine in 2013.

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

10 people who REALLY aren't being helpful about the Leaving Cert results

Aug 12th 2015, 8:27 AM 7,798 Views 2 Comments

Read these while waiting for results, at your peril.

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running
# Close Call
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# Close Call

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Jul 31st 2015, 5:50 PM 12,883 Views 20 Comments

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

I thought I was a home bird but my summer in New York has been exhilarating
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# Opinion

I thought I was a home bird but my summer in New York has been exhilarating

Jul 12th 2015, 6:30 PM 1,539 Views 37 Comments

‘Whoever would have thought that a Donegal girl would feel so at home amidst the calamity of New York city?’

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation
# The Summer Search
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# The Summer Search

'A frenzy of panic': Advice for students looking for accommodation

Jul 11th 2015, 9:30 PM 23,756 Views 17 Comments

The USI has called on people to take in lodgers as a lack of suitable housing remains an issue.

This futuristic bathroom door handle has a trick up its sleeve
# Yuck
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# Yuck

This futuristic bathroom door handle has a trick up its sleeve

Jul 5th 2015, 9:15 AM 30,649 Views 32 Comments

It’s probably the most advanced bathroom door handle you’ll see today, or ever.

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland
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# RIP

The remains of all the Berkeley victims have now returned to Ireland

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:50 PM 40,417 Views 27 Comments

The first of the funerals will take place tomorrow.

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy
# RIP
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# RIP

Ireland rallies around to support families of Berkeley tragedy

Jun 18th 2015, 10:40 PM 41,681 Views 10 Comments

Books of condolences have been opened throughout the country.

Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage
# Balcony Collapse
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# Balcony Collapse

Berkeley Mayor says fatal balcony collapse was 'more than likely' caused by water damage

Jun 17th 2015, 11:01 PM 115,346 Views 83 Comments

Investigators believe the wood was not sealed properly at the time of construction.

Vintage photos show what it was like to live in US college dorms 110 years ago
# Student Life
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# Student Life

Vintage photos show what it was like to live in US college dorms 110 years ago

Jun 14th 2015, 3:00 PM 19,783 Views 30 Comments

It still looked like a lot of fun…

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day
# Hacked
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# Hacked

'Large cyber attack' brings down Waterford Institute exam website on results day

Jun 8th 2015, 11:57 PM 13,436 Views 14 Comments

The latest update just over an hour ago is that the website is back up and running.

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Student accommodation is an absolute disaster in this country – when will government respond?

Jun 8th 2015, 11:55 PM 1,084 Views 44 Comments

On-campus accommodation is snapped up a lightning speed, leaving vulnerable young people at the mercy of the inhospitable private market.

9 alcohol sins you'll see on every Irish student night
# Fat Frog
# Fat Frog

9 alcohol sins you'll see on every Irish student night

Jun 8th 2015, 9:30 PM 23,241 Views 12 Comments

Ah… multicoloured vomit.

Two Irish students are spending their summer with Nasa
# Summer
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# Summer

Two Irish students are spending their summer with Nasa

Jun 5th 2015, 6:17 PM 12,782 Views 19 Comments

They’re off on an exclusive research programme.

Irish teens invent a cheaper and better way to light the streets
# Bright Kids
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# Bright Kids

Irish teens invent a cheaper and better way to light the streets

Jun 5th 2015, 4:02 PM 18,978 Views 24 Comments

Three Cork students have won an international science competition with a design for an LED bulb that can be screwed into standard street lamp fittings.

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?
# Hit The Books
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# Hit The Books

What are your memories of studying for exams during big sporting events?

Jun 3rd 2015, 7:00 AM 14,886 Views 12 Comments

With the Leaving Cert starting today, our writers recall the plethora of distractions that threatened to undermine their study.

Here's what to do tonight if you're doing the Leaving Cert tomorrow
# Deep Breaths
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# Deep Breaths

Here's what to do tonight if you're doing the Leaving Cert tomorrow

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:02 PM 14,808 Views 20 Comments

Calm down.

'While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn't define who you are for the rest of your days'
# The Big LC
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# The Big LC

'While achieving the Leaving Cert points you want is important, it doesn't define who you are for the rest of your days'

May 31st 2015, 5:30 PM 11,517 Views 50 Comments

The pressure to reach the points is immense, but there are lots of options.

A student compiled his teacher's most bizarre quotes and presented them to him
# Yo Teach
# Yo Teach

A student compiled his teacher's most bizarre quotes and presented them to him

May 27th 2015, 8:07 AM 9,430 Views 2 Comments

Why didn’t we think of this?

So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?
# Show Me The Money
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# Show Me The Money

So where do Irish graduates want to work in 2015? And how much do they expect to make?

May 20th 2015, 2:15 PM 33,508 Views 37 Comments

What Irish students REALLY want it seems is stability. That, and to work for Paddy Power…

The 14 stages of last-minute exam cramming
# Cram It Up
# Cram It Up

The 14 stages of last-minute exam cramming

May 14th 2015, 9:30 PM 7,935 Views 5 Comments

Look at your notes. Drink coffee. Panic. Repeat.

Irish teen's award-winning painting to go on show in Milan
# Art
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# Art

Irish teen's award-winning painting to go on show in Milan

May 8th 2015, 9:10 PM 20,767 Views 12 Comments

20 million visitors are expected at the event.

Students protest after 16 English language colleges close in just one year
# Out In The Cold
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# Out In The Cold

Students protest after 16 English language colleges close in just one year

May 5th 2015, 9:43 PM 15,318 Views 40 Comments

The latest one is in Galway.

Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you're more than your grade
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# Opinion

Exam stress can make you lose perspective – remember, you're more than your grade

Apr 29th 2015, 11:20 PM 333 Views 12 Comments

You are the sum of far more than one set of exams – there are plenty of ways to succeed in this world.

Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams
# Changes
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# Changes

Leaving Cert shake-up could make it easier to pass higher level exams

Apr 27th 2015, 9:45 AM 14,646 Views 40 Comments

The revisions could impact on students sitting the 2017 exams.

Teen (13) armed with knife and crossbow kills teacher in Spain
# Attack
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# Attack

Teen (13) armed with knife and crossbow kills teacher in Spain

Apr 20th 2015, 9:05 PM 28,663 Views 28 Comments

Four others were also injured in the incident.

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015
# Career Change
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# Career Change

Here are the ten worst jobs to have in 2015

Apr 15th 2015, 9:15 PM 48,471 Views 38 Comments

Options include taxi driver, fire fighter and newspaper reporter.

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre
# Kenya
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# Kenya

Survivors say laughing gunmen taunted victims of brutal university massacre

Apr 3rd 2015, 1:57 PM 10,639 Views 20 Comments

The Pope has condemned the killings as “senseless brutality”.

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper
# Surface 3
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# Surface 3

Microsoft's latest laptop hybrid is smaller, lighter and cheaper

Mar 31st 2015, 3:05 PM 11,720 Views 19 Comments

Could it be third time lucky with the Surface 3, which runs the full version of Windows.

Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder of two medical students
# Malaysia
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# Malaysia

Man sentenced to death by hanging for murder of two medical students

Mar 31st 2015, 8:00 AM 27,960 Views 20 Comments

The fishmonger was found guilty this morning.

16 German schoolchildren on board crashed plane
# Tragedy
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# Tragedy

16 German schoolchildren on board crashed plane

Mar 24th 2015, 10:50 PM 32,958 Views 31 Comments

150 people are understood to have died in the crash.

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence
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# Opinion

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence

Mar 24th 2015, 10:45 PM 93 Views 75 Comments

A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.

Students aren't at all happy about cuts and overcrowding at NCAD
# Mad As Hell
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# Mad As Hell

Students aren't at all happy about cuts and overcrowding at NCAD

Mar 24th 2015, 7:58 PM 19,454 Views 119 Comments

Students packed out a room at the college this afternoon, demanding a progress report on their concerns from management.

Irish teenagers as young as 12 are on Tinder and Cork has highest number of users
# School
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# School

Irish teenagers as young as 12 are on Tinder and Cork has highest number of users

Mar 18th 2015, 9:25 PM 22,223 Views 16 Comments

Almost 1 in 4 students said they witnessed cyber-bullying in the last school year.

11 cookery commandments all students live by
# Pot Noodle
# Pot Noodle

11 cookery commandments all students live by

Mar 12th 2015, 9:30 PM 9,625 Views 9 Comments

Dancing with death (or food poisoning, at the very least).

The university building that looks like sticks of bamboo
# No Corners
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# No Corners

The university building that looks like sticks of bamboo

Mar 12th 2015, 2:19 PM 2,207 Views 0 Comments

The structure aims to give students a more connected environment.