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# 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.

From TheJournal.ie University fees ‘should be capped and funding models move towards European norms’ Economy

University fees ‘should be capped and funding models move towards European norms’

Dr Tom Healy added that further investment in the sector is needed.

# students - Saturday 3 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Students put drunk student stereotype behind them and campaign for responsible drinking Drink Aware

Students put drunk student stereotype behind them and campaign for responsible drinking

Can you guess which college took top prize with their drink aware campaign?

# students - Friday 2 May, 2014

Massive high school prank leads to 62 arrests

According to police, the students “urinated in hallways” and “taped hot dogs to lockers”. Rad.

# students - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business RIP

Gerbils to dogs: Donegal students hope for success with pet coffin business

The Donegal students said many people are willing to spend a bit of money to give their pet a good send-off.

# students - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes Primary School

School students could start late or finish early instead of going to religion classes

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn also said he was disappointed in the lack of “genuinely inclusive schools”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should children be allowed to go home early to avoid religion class? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should children be allowed to go home early to avoid religion class?

Reforms expected to be announced later today could make it easier for children to opt-out.

# students - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Majority of teachers say schools won’t be able to cope with new Junior Cycle Survey

Majority of teachers say schools won’t be able to cope with new Junior Cycle

Schools don’t have the capacity to deal with the changes due to be brought in this September, teachers said in a new survey.

# students - Sunday 13 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie 50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma Swim For Pádraig

50 friends swim in 17 counties over 38 hours for “loyal and fun” friend in a coma

Pádraig Schaler was injured when he was knocked off his bike at Cape Cod. His friends are raising money to help his parents pay for his treatment.

# students - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Student arrested after stabbing 20 people at Pennsylvania school Murrysville

Student arrested after stabbing 20 people at Pennsylvania school

The stabbings occurred at Franklin Regional High School. A suspect has been taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Universities are under financial pressure – here’s how they can survive Students

Universities are under financial pressure – here’s how they can survive

A Grant Thornton survey looks at their finances and suggests how they can survive the pressure.

# students - Thursday 3 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College gets temporary gate as man who smashed into historic entrance released CRASH DAMAGE

Trinity College gets temporary gate as man who smashed into historic entrance released

A car driven by a 68-year-old man crashed into historic wooden gates yesterday morning causing substantial damage.

# students - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide – thanks to law students Killing

Woman freed after 32 years in jail for homicide – thanks to law students

Mary Virginia Jones claims she was innocent of charges of homicide, kidnapping and robbery.

# students - Friday 21 March, 2014

From The Score Creevy and Ben Mohamed on hand to give UCD first win of the season over Athlone Success

Creevy and Ben Mohamed on hand to give UCD first win of the season over Athlone

The Students had been rooted to the bottom of the table before today’s win.

# students - Sunday 16 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Oops! There was a mistake in last year’s Junior Cert science paper…and engineers are not happy Dumbing Down

Oops! There was a mistake in last year’s Junior Cert science paper…and engineers are not happy Exclusive

The State Examiner admitted the incorrect photo was used in the Physics section, but said it had no affect on students’ answers.

# students - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí called as students protest at NUIG over same-sex marriage referendum Galway

Gardaí called as students protest at NUIG over same-sex marriage referendum

The students who are protesting say they intend to remain there overnight.

# students - Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Teens told by Pure in Heart that condoms fail one in six times Lets Talk About Sex

Teens told by Pure in Heart that condoms fail one in six times Exclusive

And in separate claims, students who attended a retreat in Knock also said they were told by speakers that they would lose certain hormones the more often they had sex.

# students - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing teenager Mark Casey Missing

Gardaí appeal for help in finding missing teenager Mark Casey

The 19-year-old was last seen in Robert Street in Limerick City in the early hours of Friday morning.

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