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Dublin: 5 °C Thursday 20 February, 2020

#Third Level

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.

From TheJournal.ie More and more people are dropping out of college (especially men) College Dropout

More and more people are dropping out of college (especially men)

7,000 students from the 2010/11 academic year didn’t make it to second year.

From TheJournal.ie Irish students lean towards France and Spain for Erasmus Student Travel

Irish students lean towards France and Spain for Erasmus

A record 270,000 European students travelled abroad under the programme last year.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The CAO system can clearly be gamed, and it's perpetuating disadvantage Education

Opinion: The CAO system can clearly be gamed, and it's perpetuating disadvantage

We believe university places should be awarded to students based on the ranking they achieved within their school, not their national ranking.

From TheJournal.ie USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages Money Money Money

USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages

Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.

From TheJournal.ie Irish colleges get 'A grades' in new third level ranking system Top Marks

Irish colleges get 'A grades' in new third level ranking system

The new system aims to give a more practical assessment of third level institutions than the existing league tables.

From TheJournal.ie 'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA Hierarchy

'No evidence' why The Summit treats graduates differently - HEA

The minimum grade requirement for job applicants is different depending where someone graduated.

From TheJournal.ie Column: For our education sector to thrive, it needs to get commercial sense Live And Learn

Column: For our education sector to thrive, it needs to get commercial sense

We need to construct curriculums with international relevance and figure out fairer ways of funding education in order to compete globally, writes Aaron McKenna.

From TheJournal.ie In 2016 there'll be a new place for 500 students to live: Dublin's Digital Hub Tech Firms

In 2016 there'll be a new place for 500 students to live: Dublin's Digital Hub

Part of the historic Marshalsea debtors’ prison will also be refurbished to create more office space for tech firms.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What's it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you ... Night Owls

Column: What's it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you ...

Working in a club will give you a huge range of skills useful in later ‘grown up’ life, writes Roisin Curran.

From TheJournal.ie Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less? Payday

Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less?

Over the last ten years, graduate salaries went up, but then down even quicker.

From The42 Mahony points the way as Waterford IT see off DIT to reach Fitzgibbon Cup last-four Third Level

Mahony points the way as Waterford IT see off DIT to reach Fitzgibbon Cup last-four

The Déise star proved the difference at Coolock.

From The42 UCC and Dublin IT claim opening round victories in the Fitzgibbon Cup Winning Ways

UCC and Dublin IT claim opening round victories in the Fitzgibbon Cup

UCC had five points to spare over Waterford IT while Dublin IT defeated NUI Galway by a single point.

From The42 Queen’s University and UCD win opening clashes in Sigerson Cup Bright Start

Queen’s University and UCD win opening clashes in Sigerson Cup

Queen’s University now face GMIT in the first round while UCD progress to the quarter-final stage.

From The42 Here's this week's opening fixtures in the 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups Schedule

Here's this week's opening fixtures in the 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups

There is action over the next three days in the third-level competitions.