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

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

From TheJournal.ie Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is ‘unregulated waste of money’ Education

Student teachers say Gaeltacht placement is ‘unregulated waste of money’

The Department of Education said it had not taken the decision to abolish the subsidy lightly but cuts had to be made.

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# students - Monday 15 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’ Education

Column: ‘My school was unable to have a dedicated higher maths class, so I studied through video-link’

Through ‘Connected Classroom’ four students participated in higher-level maths classes through a video link-up with their sister school, Coláiste Bríde in Clondalkin.

# students - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: It’s not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter JC RESULTS

Opinion: It’s not a Mickey Mouse exam, the Junior Cert does actually matter

To say it doesn’t is an insult to the 60,698 Irish students who studied for 3 years to sit the exam last June.

# students - Saturday 6 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish students’ bacteria discovery could help feed the world San Francisco

Irish students’ bacteria discovery could help feed the world

Now they’re on their way to San Francisco, where they will compete for a global award.

# students - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Another English language school has closed, days after it said it wouldn’t English In Dublin

Another English language school has closed, days after it said it wouldn’t

English in Dublin going is the seventh such closure in the last five months.

From TheJournal.ie Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons – Minister Immigration Threshold

Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons – Minister

The reminder came as the Government announced a clamp down on ‘rogue operators’ in the international education sector

# students - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site Hotel Living

Students to be put up in hotels due to building delays at Montrose site

A classic room is priced at €180 per week, while the penthouse costs €265 per week.

# students - Monday 18 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Points hike for science, tech and construction courses Building Confidence

Points hike for science, tech and construction courses

UCD architecture saw one of the biggest points increase, rising by 25 points to 490.

# students - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should high achieving Leaving Cert students get preference for campus accommodation?

Should those who got high points get special treatment?

# students - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Don’t panic, don’t compare’ – if you’re getting your Leaving Cert results today, read this first

# students - Friday 1 August, 2014

From The Score Classy Drogheda too good for struggling Students Superiority

Classy Drogheda too good for struggling Students

An early goal from Gavin Brennan and three second half strikes including a Gary O’Neill brace gave the hosts an easy win.

# students - Thursday 31 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad No Flying The Nest This post contains a poll

Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad

The DIT Cost of Living Guide says student living costs are over €8,000.

# students - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

From Business ETC Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents She's (not) Leaving Home

Young people might have to delay flying the nest due to rising rents

New research suggests that young people were able to leave the family home sooner than ever before after the financial crash.

# students - Saturday 26 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie College students warned they may have to stay in hostels in accommodation scramble Gaffs

College students warned they may have to stay in hostels in accommodation scramble

“If a crisis is to be averted, it needs to be averted now”.

# students - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of teachers won’t be trained for the new English curriculum by September Jcsa

Hundreds of teachers won’t be trained for the new English curriculum by September

It has prompted renewed calls from the opposition for changes to the Junior Cycle to be delayed.

# students - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (…sort of) It's Ok To Experiment

A bit of Limerick has been sent to space (…sort of)

Four Limerick students have had their experiment sent to the International Space Station, thanks to NASA.

# students - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UCD housing system fails after students send 10,000 applications in 3 minutes First Come First Served

UCD housing system fails after students send 10,000 applications in 3 minutes

The university attempted to use an email system to allocate some of its on-campus accommodation, but ran into difficulties.

# students - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently Survey

Students at UCC are more likely to have tried drugs, apparently

Marijuana is the most popular drug among the college’s students.

# students - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 21% of Irish students aren’t having sex, 70% don’t smoke and 10% don’t drink National Student Survey

21% of Irish students aren’t having sex, 70% don’t smoke and 10% don’t drink

The latest nationwide survey on students found that most rely on their family to support them financially.

# students - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I’ve set up my own company – here’s why Digital Skills

Opinion: I’m 15 years old and I’ve set up my own company – here’s why

We can’t continue to just lament the shortage of highly skilled IT graduates; we need to re-think the way digital skills are taught in the classroom.

# students - Sunday 22 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest Helping Hands

Irish students use holidays to help street children in Bucharest

The Colaiste Pobail Acla students journey from Achill to Romania to donate their time to an Irish-run charity.

# students - Thursday 12 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie UCD live-in students want fewer rules, fines and cameras on campus Campus Living

UCD live-in students want fewer rules, fines and cameras on campus

Last year, the Students’ Union complained about large fines and the presence of cameras.

# students - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Jim Carrey gave some seriously good advice in a college speech

The actor dropped his goofy persona to give us some hard truths.

# students - Monday 9 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year We All Partied

The recession is popping up a lot on Leaving Cert papers this year

First they were asked to analyse budgets for families on the dole, now it’s essays on poverty and calculating youth unemployment rates.

# students - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie How would you have done in today’s English Paper 2? Eyes On Your Own Paper

How would you have done in today’s English Paper 2?

Most students were pretty happy with it but would you remember enough to tackle these questions?

# students - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams Me Nerves

Almost 119,000 students are putting pen to paper this morning in state exams

This year marks the first time that all students at Leaving Cert level will sit the new Project Maths exam.

# students - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The Score Open Thread: What are your memories of studying for exams during the World Cup? Hit The Books

Open Thread: What are your memories of studying for exams during the World Cup?

This summer’s showdown in Brazil present a dilemma for those studying for the Leaving Cert and Junior Cert.

# students - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under Leaping Around

Leap card fares are going to get cheaper for teenagers aged 18 and under

The child fare rate is being extended from August.

# students - Monday 26 May, 2014

Student got his lad out in school yearbook photo – all had to be recalled

Quick! Hide the yearbook before Nana asks to see it!

# students - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Task force set up to protect students affected by closure of private colleges Response

Task force set up to protect students affected by closure of private colleges

The group will try to place students in other language schools and accommodate them where possible.

Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses RIP

Irish college professor is sick of your dead granny excuses

There are only so many family emergencies one man can take.

# students - Monday 19 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “No question” of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department Special Needs

“No question” of reducing number of SNA posts, says Department

The Department of Education has rejected Micheál Martin’s claims that there are widespread cuts to SNAs.

# students - Saturday 17 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Carol Bergin came to Ireland on a homestay in 1970… and never left Host Family Awards

Carol Bergin came to Ireland on a homestay in 1970… and never left

EIL host families have been nominated for awards to mark the 50th anniversary of homestays.

# students - Thursday 15 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize ‘Captain America’ LSD after students warned of drug cocktail Dangerous Mix

Gardaí seize ‘Captain America’ LSD after students warned of drug cocktail

The drugs are in paper-based form and were found in a house in Blackrock in Dublin

From TheJournal.ie Quinn says DEIS schools now ‘bearing fruit’ as exam results improve Onwards And Upwards

Quinn says DEIS schools now ‘bearing fruit’ as exam results improve

Research from the Education and Skills Centre finds exam results since the DEIS school introduction have continually improved.

# students - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students warned about “bad batch” of drugs Drugs

Students warned about “bad batch” of drugs

The warning came after a number of students were hospitalised.

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