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From TheJournal.ie Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles College Fees

Rise in college students skipping lectures to go to work because of financial struggles

The survey finds that 55% of students say they are missing their lectures in favour of paid work.

From TheJournal.ie FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost? Analysis

FG accused of being 'out of touch' over college comments, but who wants to scrap fees and how much would it cost?

Comments by two Fine Gael ministers this week landed them in hot water with students.

From TheJournal.ie Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn Student Accommodation

Students should be 'vigilant' in the search for accommodation, student unions warn

Thousands of students are now on the hunt for accommodation.

From TheJournal.ie CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next Cao 2019

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers today - here's what happens next

Round Zero offers must be accepted by 7 August at 5.15pm.

From TheJournal.ie Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next Cao 2019

Over 5,700 applicants receive CAO Round A offers today - here's what happens next

Round A offers must be accepted by Wednesday 10 July at 5.15pm.

From TheJournal.ie Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday Change Of Mind This post contains videos

Want to change your CAO form? The deadline is Monday

People who have applied to go to college or university can add, remove or change the order of their course choices.

From TheJournal.ie Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens Research

Countries that help working class students get into university have happier citizens

That’s according to a study published in the British Journal of Sociology of Education

From TheJournal.ie CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year Cao Applications

CAO points set to jump for languages and the humanities this year

A total of 73,034 applications were received by CAO by the due date on 1 February.

From The42 Star-studded UCD bow out of Sigerson Cup as St Mary's triumph over defending champions Sigerson Cup

Star-studded UCD bow out of Sigerson Cup as St Mary's triumph over defending champions

Two years after their Sigerson Cup final victory against UCD in 2017, St Mary’s overcame the defending champions again.

From TheJournal.ie 'A historic development': New Irish Sign Language primary teaching degree being launched ISL

'A historic development': New Irish Sign Language primary teaching degree being launched

The new Bachelor of Education programme is the first of its kind in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees Higher Education

Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees

New figures show that Ireland’s undergraduate population has grown by 8% over the last five years.

From TheJournal.ie University ordered to pay €35k after ruling finds lecturer (55) discriminated against due to age WRC

University ordered to pay €35k after ruling finds lecturer (55) discriminated against due to age

The academic claimed that a less qualified female colleague 15 years younger than her was chosen for the post.

From TheJournal.ie 50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next Don't Panic

50,000 students receive CAO offers today. Here's the points breakdown and what happens next

Over half of those applying for a Level 8 course will be offered their first choice.

From TheJournal.ie 70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

From TheJournal.ie CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees College

Thousands may be losing out on tax relief for third-level fees

People have been urged to check if they’re eligible ahead of what can be a very expensive time for students and their families.

From TheJournal.ie Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow Decisions Decisions

Time is ticking - The CAO change-of-mind deadline is tomorrow

From 5.15pm tomorrow, applicants will no longer be able to change their preferences for the courses they would like to do.

From TheJournal.ie Fall of Irish universities in world rankings 'disappointing but not a surprise' Education

Fall of Irish universities in world rankings 'disappointing but not a surprise'

Trinity College Dublin has lost its place in the top 100 universities.

From TheJournal.ie US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students California

US university president resigns as campus gynecologist accused of sexually abusing thousands of students

The decision followed a call by two hundred professors demanding his resignation.

From TheJournal.ie It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college Scorecards

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college

“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.

From TheJournal.ie Four staff members dead following shooting at Turkish university Turkey

Four staff members dead following shooting at Turkish university

The shooting happened at the Osmangazi University in the city of Eskisehir.

From TheJournal.ie Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds To Trinity And Beyond

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

From TheJournal.ie One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems Money Money Money

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

From TheJournal.ie Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC University Of Sanctuary

Seven asylum seekers and refugees will receive scholarships to study at UCC

The college joins DCU and UL as a University of Sanctuary.

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork Job Fairy

Most Irish university graduates are employed in Dublin and Cork

Concerns have been raised about the lack of graduates finding employment in regional areas.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college' Third Level

Opinion: 'Not everyone needs or should have to go to college'

All I was left with was over three thousand worth of debt, no job prospects and a qualification no better than my Leaving Cert, writes Laura Buckley.

From TheJournal.ie 'Politically incorrect' Toby Young steps down from UK university watchdog University Challenged

'Politically incorrect' Toby Young steps down from UK university watchdog

Young’s appointment had caused some backlash.

From TheJournal.ie 'I went from football to finance': How to change your career (and your life) this year New Year New Me

'I went from football to finance': How to change your career (and your life) this year

Meet one man who did just that – plus expert advice on making the leap.

From TheJournal.ie Are you a lone parent? If so, you might be eligible for a €5,000 per year higher education bursary 1916 Bursary Fund

Are you a lone parent? If so, you might be eligible for a €5,000 per year higher education bursary

Students will be allocated €5,000 per year over the next three years, coming to a total of €6 million.

From TheJournal.ie More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway Labs

More than 3,300 live animals used for research at NUI Galway

It bucks a national trend that saw a reduction in animal testing in 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we put too much emphasis on third-level education/going to college? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we put too much emphasis on third-level education/going to college?

New statistics show that private schools still have greater numbers of students progressing to third-level.

From TheJournal.ie UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough Impeachment

UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.

From TheJournal.ie Galway university professor challenges claims he bullied a colleague in the High Court NUIG

Galway university professor challenges claims he bullied a colleague in the High Court

Professor Heinz Peter Nasheuer has alleged that the investigation into claims he tried to sabotage a colleague’s career is ‘flawed’.

From TheJournal.ie UCC spent €200,000 in 2016 on rabbits, rats, pigs, and birds which were used in live experiments Vivisection

UCC spent €200,000 in 2016 on rabbits, rats, pigs, and birds which were used in live experiments

A further €3,000 was spent on the disposal of the animal carcasses once the experiments had concluded.

From TheJournal.ie 'We are teaching too many students to do jobs that our society doesn’t need' Column

'We are teaching too many students to do jobs that our society doesn’t need'

We create too many graduates who are destined to drain from society rather than contribute to it, writes Chris Fitzgerald.

From TheJournal.ie Last-minute surge expected ahead of CAO change-of-mind deadline tomorrow Decisions Decisions

Last-minute surge expected ahead of CAO change-of-mind deadline tomorrow

Last year, over half of applicants made changes before the deadline.

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 University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs' Column

University exam stress: 'I've seen many of my friends turn to ADHD drugs'

An engineering student writes about how he is buckling under the strain of too many exams concentrated at the end of the academic year.

From TheJournal.ie US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper Duct Tales

US students caught red-handed after crawling through air duct to steal exam paper

The pair face police charges, and expulsion from the University of Kentucky.

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list Good Job

Three Irish colleges have made a prestigious Top 100 list

Which came out on top?

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