Monday 21st April 2014
Generation Emigration

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Sponging up life education in Canada I have found independence during a study exchange in Toronto, which has woken me up to the realities of adulthood, writes Martina Gannon.
Emigration news of the week The Gathering "shakedown", making Dublin better, exodus of scientists and the tragic death of two boys in Hurricane Sandy: this week’s round-up of emigration-related stories from irishtimes.com
When an education means emigration Foreign universities offer courses that are often cheaper than their Irish counterparts, with wider entry criteria, in locations with a lower cost of living. And that's before you factor in the benefits of living and studying abroad, writes Ciara Kenny.
Au pairing as a test run for emigration Working in Spain for the summer has given me a taste of what it might be like to emigrate when I finish my degree, writes Jane O'Faherty in Valencia.
Irish students at Harvard As the government looks likely to introduce fees in Irish universities, Steven Lydon, an Irish PhD student in German Philosophy at Harvard sought out fellow Irish students at the university to find out their reasons for emigrating, how they have adapted, and what they think of developments back home.