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Dublin: 11 °C Thursday 18 December, 2014

#Students

# students - Thursday 11 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Student ‘study-in’ forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night Fight The Man

Student ‘study-in’ forces UCC to let people swot in library later at night

Students had refused to leave the library for three successive nights – and it worked.

# students - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students stage ‘study-in’ at UCC library over opening hours Careful Now

Students stage ‘study-in’ at UCC library over opening hours

The students’ union president has said that studying at home simply isn’t an option for some students.

# students - Monday 8 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed Mexico

This charred bone fragment helped prove a missing student was killed

43 students were slaughtered by a police-backed gang, in a case that has shocked Mexico.

# students - Thursday 4 December, 2014

# students - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Data breach made student grant applications visible on website University Of Limerick

Data breach made student grant applications visible on website

The grant applications included bank account information and details of parents’ incomes.

# students - Monday 1 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They’re still going – and are more violent Frustrations Mounting

Remember the protests in Hong Kong? They’re still going – and are more violent

This is the third month of the protests, and police used pepper spray and batons on the students overnight.

# students - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin is no longer one of the top 20 cities in the world for students Saints No Scholars

Dublin is no longer one of the top 20 cities in the world for students

And it’s all because of how pricey everything is.

# students - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Minister to teachers: ‘Call off your strike’ … Teachers to minister: ‘No’ Not Blinking

Minister to teachers: ‘Call off your strike’ … Teachers to minister: ‘No’

The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.

# students - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Half of parents don’t know how to advise their children on further education College Ready

Half of parents don’t know how to advise their children on further education

A new survey has also found that the majority want them to progress to higher education.

# students - Friday 21 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Amazingly, boozy students don’t really care about their health The Drink

Amazingly, boozy students don’t really care about their health

Only 9% of students asked said they would reduce their alcohol consumption due to an awareness of medical consequences.

# students - Saturday 15 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jan O’Sullivan says she’s not budging an inch Take It Or Leave It

Jan O’Sullivan says she’s not budging an inch

The TUI and ASTI have announced two days of strike action — the first set to take place on 2 December.

# students - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

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.

# students - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Jan O’Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms Collapsed Talks

Jan O’Sullivan rules out any more compromise on her Junior Cycle reforms

Teaching unions rejected a revised set of proposals today.

# students - Monday 10 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly Nigeria

Suicide bomber disguised in school uniform kills 48 students at assembly

Today’s high school attack is the latest by Boko Haram militants.

From TheJournal.ie Protesters armed with machetes won’t let anyone in or out of Acapulco airport Mexico

Protesters armed with machetes won’t let anyone in or out of Acapulco airport

On Friday authorities announced that gang suspects confessed to killing 43 students.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly bacteria normally found in toilets was discovered in the microwave of these students Grim

# students - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre Corruption

Mexican protesters set fire to palace door over student massacre

Violent protests came a day after authorities said suspected gang hitmen confessed to killing the 43 students and incinerating their bodies.

# students - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of Mexican students burned by gang in 14-hour inferno Corruption

Bodies of Mexican students burned by gang in 14-hour inferno

Gang-linked police attacked their buses in September and ten delivered them to a drug gang to be killed.

# students - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees Refunds

Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees

RTÉ has reported that the college owes international students €200,000.

# students - Friday 31 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year Quick Payment

Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year

There are around 19,000 students still awaiting payments.

# students - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Dublin language school announces temporary closure due to ‘weak financial situation’ Closed

Dublin language school announces temporary closure due to ‘weak financial situation’

SIPTU says it is very concerned for students and staff of Leinster College.

# students - Monday 27 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Galloping and Ellie the Elephant: Kids prove ballet is for everyone Baby Ballet This post contains videos

Galloping and Ellie the Elephant: Kids prove ballet is for everyone

And do they want to be ballet dancers when they grow up?

# students - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Could ballet help kids learn maths, and prevent obesity? Jump Around

Could ballet help kids learn maths, and prevent obesity?

One school says its kids love learning ballet.

# students - Saturday 25 October, 2014

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand

People placing their bags on the aisle seat :|

From TheJournal.ie Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince High School Shooting

Seattle high school gunman was homecoming prince

The shooter opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others.

# students - Friday 24 October, 2014

From The Score Conor Cannon strike means Students live to fight another day Students

Conor Cannon strike means Students live to fight another day

UCD beat Drogheda to secure a playoff next week.

# students - Monday 20 October, 2014

Student gets head stuck in bottle bank in bet gone horribly wrong

Her friends promised her £10 and a Big Mac if she stuck her head in. Cruel, cruel friends.

# students - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

John Grisham, college fees, and Facebook: The week in numbers

Plus: How much has Mark Zuckerberg donated to the fight against Ebola?

# students - Friday 17 October, 2014

From The Score Students end miserable run and secure a potentially critical win in Derry At Last

Students end miserable run and secure a potentially critical win in Derry

Mark Langtry’s thumping strike proved the difference between the sides at the Brandywell.

# students - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Missing Mexican students not found in mass grave Mystery

Missing Mexican students not found in mass grave

The mystery over the fate of the 43 students has deepened.

# students - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

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.

# students - Monday 6 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work Pro-democracy

Protests dwindle as Hong Kong goes back to work

Schools have reopened and civil servants have returned to work today.

# students - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face ‘serious consequences’ Stay Or Go?

Hong Kong protesters told to leave within hours, or face ‘serious consequences’

Some groups have withdrawn, but only to reinforce other areas.

# students - Saturday 4 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity – should we follow suit? Ocsober This post contains a poll

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity – should we follow suit?

A month long initiative helps raise funds for a charity that teaches children to make safer and healthier choices about their alcohol and drug use.

# students - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hong Kong protesters: “Nothing can stop us” Protest

Hong Kong protesters: “Nothing can stop us”

Heavy rain didn’t stop the determined protesters.

# students - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

This Irish student’s mortifying Iron Stomach fail is going extremely viral

The worst thing happens. The worst thing.

This student’s sign epitomises the struggle of finding a flat in Dublin

He was spotted holding a sign asking for leads on accommodation.

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