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#Third Level

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.

From TheJournal.ie New third level report shows students at ITs more likely to drop out Education

New third level report shows students at ITs more likely to drop out

The report — part of a new initiative from the HEA — gives detailed profiles of institutions. The authority insists it’s not a “ranking system”.

From The42 Graham Geraghty is set to play in the Sigerson Cup...at the age of 40 Veteran Star

Graham Geraghty is set to play in the Sigerson Cup...at the age of 40

The two-time All-Ireland senior winner will be in action for IT Blanchardstown.

From The42 Here's the draw for next season's Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups Third Level

Here's the draw for next season's Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups

Sigerson champions DIT will kick-off their title defence against St Mary’s in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications Student Grants

SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications

In its latest progress report, the awarding body has confirmed it’s reached the finalisation stage for grants two months faster than the last academic year.

From TheJournal.ie Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD Leaving Cert

Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD

Limerick TD Patrick O’Donovan said if we cannot encourage people to study these subjects at higher level, we will have a serious problem in filling the places on third level courses.

From TheJournal.ie Broad reform needed to make Seanad 'fit for modern Ireland', says Coveney Graduate Votes

Broad reform needed to make Seanad 'fit for modern Ireland', says Coveney

The Agriculture Minister welcomed reports that voting rights are to be extended to more graduates, but believes more ‘fundamental’ reform is needed.

From TheJournal.ie Number of Indian students studying in Ireland set to double Education

Number of Indian students studying in Ireland set to double

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said the majority of the students will be at advanced post-graduate level.

From The42 Queen's University to host 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup finals Venues

Queen's University to host 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup finals

The Belfast college will be the venue for the deciders of the prestigious third-level competitions next year.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings Slippage

Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings

But UCD has pulled itself back up to 161st place.

From TheJournal.ie Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled SUSI

Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled

In its latest update, SUSI says it is more than two months ahead of where it was this time last year in processing grant applications.

From TheJournal.ie Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI Grants

Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI

The Ombudsman is dealing with more than 50 complaints from third level students about the new grant-allocating body SUSI.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI Student Grants

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

From TheJournal.ie Don't forget: The deadline for accepting first round CAO offers is today College
From TheJournal.ie Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education College

Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education

The rules apply to students who have spent more than two years of the previous five outside the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie These are the courses students want to get into this year... In Numbers

These are the courses students want to get into this year...

Arts and social sciences continue to be the most popular.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’ Cuts

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

From TheJournal.ie The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate State Exams

The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate

There has been a sharp rise in the number of students sitting Higher Level Maths – and the percentage of them getting the top grades.

From TheJournal.ie Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday Student Grants

Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday

The grant system website was hit with technical issues last night as the deadline drew near.

From TheJournal.ie Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens Third Level

Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens

Up until now, students who are resident in Ireland but whose families are from outside the EU get free primary and secondary education – but have had to pay more than €10,000 per year at third level.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year Cost

Taoiseach's office spent €50k on courses for staff last year

Figures released by the department show that 269 staff were sent for additional training by the department in the 2012/2013 academic year.

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish colleges make list of top 100 'young universities' Third Level

Two Irish colleges make list of top 100 'young universities'

NUI Maynooth and DCU make the Times’ annual list, while South Korean universities take up two of the top three slots.

From TheJournal.ie Technological Universities to be created in higher education shake-up Education

Technological Universities to be created in higher education shake-up

The details of the re-organisation of the country’s higher education sector were announced by Minister Ruairí Quinn this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Increase in third level entrants from wealthier backgrounds Education

Increase in third level entrants from wealthier backgrounds

Equal access data from the Higher Education Authority has shown that third level entrants from the top three socio-economic backgrounds continue to increase, with those from less wealthy background dropping off.

From TheJournal.ie Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity Third Level

Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity

However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.

From TheJournal.ie Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants Grants

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants

Nearly 10,000 students have either been approved a grant but not yet paid, or have applications still being processed.

From The42 Here's your 'Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad' pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here's your 'Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad' pic of the day

And several other well-known hurlers in third-level action.

From The42 Take 5 – Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take centre stage Throw In

Take 5 – Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level hurling competition take place tomorrow.

From The42 Here's your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here's your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day

Plus 19 others of current inter-county figures in action in their third-level Gaelic football days. Check out some of the hairstyles.

From The42 Take Five - Sigerson Cup semi-finals take centre stage Chasing Silverware

Take Five - Sigerson Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level Gaelic football competition take place tomorrow.

From The42 English set for third-level examination College Clash

English set for third-level examination

The former Tipperary All-Ireland winning manager will be in opposition to his former third-level side in an emotional occasion next week.

From The42 Take Five – Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals conclude Last 8

Take Five – Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals conclude

The remaining quarter-finals of the third-level hurling competition take place today.

From The42 Fitzgibbon Cup: Mary Immaculate College book semi-final berth Historic Win

Fitzgibbon Cup: Mary Immaculate College book semi-final berth

The Limerick-based college became the first side to reach the last four as they get set to contest the semi-final stage for the first time.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland launches 'radical' new university rankings system Eu 2013

Ireland launches 'radical' new university rankings system

The new system called U-Multirank was launched under Ireland’s EU presidency today.

From The42 Here's your 2013 Sigerson Cup Guide: Part 1 Third Level

Here's your 2013 Sigerson Cup Guide: Part 1

This year’s Sigerson Cup throws in on Tuesday afternoon. Here’s the first part of a team guide to the competition.

From TheJournal.ie Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete) SUSI

Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete)

New figures show SUSI is onow dealing with just 619 applications, down from a high of 55,000.