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From TheJournal.ie '€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff' Universities Unchallenged

'€100,000 was spent on pens and medallions for retiring university staff'

The claims came in an RTÉ Investigates show aired tonight, which highlighted a number of incidents in the third-level sector.

From TheJournal.ie What is it like to be a Donald Trump supporter in US colleges? Make America Graduate Again

What is it like to be a Donald Trump supporter in US colleges?

US universities lean heavily towards the Democrats.

From TheJournal.ie New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students Plagiarism

New laws will prosecute firms that write essays for third level students

The proposed legislation will make it an offence to provide written-to-order essays, which give students an advantage over others by essentially participating in plagiarism.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt' Third Level Funding

Opinion: 'I’m one of the 40 million Americans paying off the $1.3 trillion student debt'

The Irish government shouldn’t copy America’s corporate financing and student loan model, writes Elizabeth Tandy Shermer.

From TheJournal.ie CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education' Column

CAO deadline: 'It's easy to forget about other options outside of this one, points-driven route to education'

Apprenticeships and traineeships must no longer be thought of as an alternative to traditional education, rather they must be viewed as viable and vibrant options within Ireland’s education system, writes Elisha Collier O’Brien.

From TheJournal.ie Career coach: 'Why over 70% of students drop out of first year in some courses' Educational Column

Career coach: 'Why over 70% of students drop out of first year in some courses'

Making career decisions can be a difficult process and academia is not for everyone, writes Dearbhla Kelly.

From TheJournal.ie 6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind Sponsored By Nci

6 facts about AI that will actually blow your mind

Artificial intelligence? Let’s just say robot butlers are closer than you think.

From TheJournal.ie What one tip would you give students to make the most of college? Change Generation

What one tip would you give students to make the most of college?

Getting the balance right in college can be tough. We asked students how to manage being happy AND productive.

From TheJournal.ie More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today Third Level

More than 2,500 second round CAO offers are out today

Accepting the new offer will automatically cancel a previous acceptance.

From TheJournal.ie The CAO offers are out now - What happens next? Explainer

The CAO offers are out now - What happens next?

Here’s all you need to know

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world? Factcheck

FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?

As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what Ireland's top universities are making from student contributions College Costs

Here's what Ireland's top universities are making from student contributions

The burden on students has gone up and up over the last six years.

From TheJournal.ie College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham Place Your Bets

College students tell stories of gambling their rent money and losing at Cheltenham

Student Unions are warning about an increase in problem gambling.

From The42 Collingwood Cup holders UCC sent packing by Maynooth after penalty shootout Third Level

Collingwood Cup holders UCC sent packing by Maynooth after penalty shootout

UCD, UL and Trinity make up this year’s semi-finals.

From The42 Glory for Oisin McConville on the management front in Belfast today Third Level

Glory for Oisin McConville on the management front in Belfast today

Dundalk IT defeated Waterford IT to claim the Trench Cup for the first time.

From The42 Garda College and GMIT claim victories in Sigerson Cup clashes Third Level

Garda College and GMIT claim victories in Sigerson Cup clashes

Garda College saw off Cork IT while GMIT defeated St Pat’s.

From TheJournal.ie Four charts that show how Irish students are feeling much more confident about Ireland Green Green Grass Of Home
From TheJournal.ie Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer Asylum Seeker

Direct provision student who received 575 points told to accept college offer

The minister for education has intervened in the matter.

From TheJournal.ie If you get this email about student grants, don't click the link... It's a scam No Susi - No!

If you get this email about student grants, don't click the link... It's a scam

The students grants body says a number of people have received the email.

From TheJournal.ie The next step: Charts show financial strain Irish parents face as their child goes to college College
From TheJournal.ie Ireland has some of the most educated people in Europe Doing Well

Ireland has some of the most educated people in Europe

We place third when it comes to our share of third level graduates.

From TheJournal.ie It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into? Opinion

It's change of mind time for the CAO – but do students really know what they're getting into?

What makes one student successful when another fails? In answering this question, we’re not using one valuable resource: data.

From TheJournal.ie What value are we putting on higher education? Opinion

What value are we putting on higher education?

Demand for education expanded during the crisis and it looks set to grow further. We must respond proactively.

From TheJournal.ie Higher education is leaving us over-qualified but under-skilled Opinion

Higher education is leaving us over-qualified but under-skilled

There should be ways that we can learn and earn at the same time.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you glad you chose the college course you did?

More than 74,000 people have applied for courses through the CAO. How did that work out for you?

From TheJournal.ie Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless Opinion

Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless

I worked full-time during my full-time undergraduate degree; in 2007 my mother and I became homeless. Yet I am not deemed eligible for a full postgraduate grant.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees? Education

Opinion: Are we devaluing degrees?

Our exploding education sector is a good thing in many ways – but it also has significant drawbacks.

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish language for third-level entry shouldn't be a rule', universities told Briseadh Na Rialacha This post contains a poll

'Irish language for third-level entry shouldn't be a rule', universities told

Only for Irish language courses according to a task group report.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that Students

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that

The grant is supposed to be there for people like me – people who can’t survive in college without it. But I don’t fit into SUSI’s picture of what a student is.

From TheJournal.ie Heading to college just got even more expensive College Fees

Heading to college just got even more expensive

The student contribution charge has been hiked by an extra €250.

From TheJournal.ie 'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House University Challenges

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - thousands of students march on Leinster House

Student leaders will meet the Education Minister tomorrow…after they’ve dried off.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy yourself as the next Michael O'Leary? New third-level courses could be for you Flying High

Fancy yourself as the next Michael O'Leary? New third-level courses could be for you

DCU and the DAA have joined up to establish the Dublin Aviation Institute.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Shouldn't we give freshers more time to make life-changing decisions? Decisions Decisions

Opinion: Shouldn't we give freshers more time to make life-changing decisions?

In a two to three week period we expect our young people to make massive life decisions – we could make the whole process much easier.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: New technology is opening access to education, but also presenting new challenges E-learning

Opinion: New technology is opening access to education, but also presenting new challenges

Open, flexible and accessible education has the potential to open up education to those who cannot access traditional higher education courses.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted Opinion

Opinion: 10 things you can do if you didn't get that college place you wanted

It may not seem so right now, but the world is your oyster…

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The disparity in third level participation should make us angry Education

Opinion: The disparity in third level participation should make us angry

It is unacceptable that Dublin school leavers from affluent areas are six times more likely to continue to third level education than their counterparts.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the CAO points system fair? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the CAO points system fair?

Further proposals for a revamp of the Leaving Certificate have been reported this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Ivy League dominate World University Rankings as TCD (predictably) tops Irish colleges Old Reliables

Ivy League dominate World University Rankings as TCD (predictably) tops Irish colleges

Eight Irish institutions made the top 1,000.

From TheJournal.ie Are you saving for your kids' college education? Scrimp And Save

Are you saving for your kids' college education?

New research says that just 55% of parents are.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.