Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking educational institution, reaching 40th position in the list.

Nine Irish higher-education institutes have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the wor(...)

On Monday The Irish Times disclosed that up to 80 per cent of students in maths-related courses are failing to progress beyond their first-year in college. File photograph: Getty Images

A number of third-level institutions are considering raising the entry requirements for a range of maths-related courses following concern over high d(...)

Some students entered courses with misplaced conceptions about the content and found the course either too difficult or that they had little interest in the subject matter. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

One in six students in higher education is not progressing past the first year of the course, new figures show.This adds up to some 6,500 students a (...)

Academics have warned that students at third level are increasingly unable to cope with courses that require maths  competence and require support to pass exams. Photograph: The Irish Times

Higher education officials are concerned at high dropout rates in maths-related courses, where up to 80 per cent of students are failing to progress (...)

Rising number in need of support is likely to raise further questions over the merits of the new Leaving Cert maths syllabus, “project Maths”. Photograph: Getty Images

Students at third level are increasingly unable to cope with courses which require competence in maths and require extra support in order to pass thei(...)

Dublin City University was named in 46th place in the QS Top 50 Under 50 list. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin City University has secured a position in a league table of the top 50 young universities in the world. The QS Top 50 Under 50 ranks colleges e(...)

DCU’s plans include the development of the recently purchased All Hallows College, Drumcondra site for student accommodation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin City University has announced ambitious plans double its student numbers and expand its geographical footprint in north Dublin under a €323 mil(...)

(From left) Fergus Finlay, Joanna Fortune, Kieran Mulvey and Aine Lynch of the Stop Out-of-Control Drinking campaign. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A controversial campaign group funded by drinks giant Diageo which aims to tackle binge drinking has opted not to support a ban on alcohol sponsorship(...)

Niamh Donnelly, Leopardstown, is congratulated by her mother Marion Donnelly, on getting her Leaving Cert results, at Coláiste Íosagáin, Stillorgan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The impact of bonus points in the Leaving Cert is under review following concerns that too many students are now opting to take higher-level maths. Mi(...)

Augmented reality: a Daqri helmet being demonstrated at DCU’s 36-hour hackathon

Hackathon. It’s one of those buzzy, energetic terms, but what does it really mean? Oxford Dictionaries offers this definition: “An event, typically la(...)