Graduated findings are contained in a survey of Irish universities and colleges of education in 2014 – nine months after graduation, published by the Higher Education Authority. Photograph: Thinkstock

Computer science students are in high demand and most likely to earn most after graduation, new research shows. Overall, employment opportunities for(...)

Louise Richardson, Oxford University’s new Irish-born vice-chancellor. Lady Margaret Hall, an Oxford University college, is launching a four year pilot offering a foundation year to students from under-represented backgrounds based on Trinity College Dublin’s access programme.

An Oxford University college is piloting a scheme to recruit students from disadvantaged backgrounds based on an access programmed developed by Trini(...)

Tom Boland, chief executive officer of the HEA said achieving successful student engagement was not about enforcement and compliance. Photograph: Alan Betson

Students at third level should be treated as partners rather than “detached consumers”, according to a new report produced by the Higher Education Au(...)

Students at Waterford Institute of Technology. Photograph: Patrick Browne

It is the education issue that has largely flown under the radar. Just before the general-election campaign started, the Government rushed to make a (...)

A Government plan to be published on Wednesday aims to increase the number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds at third level.

A new Government plan published on Wednesday aims to increase the number of students from disadvantaged backgrounds at third level by 1,500 over the n(...)

Former president Kieran Byrne, who left WIT (above) in 2011, is understood to have rejected  allegations on spending, which are the subject of legal proceedings. File photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

Waterford Institute of Technology has sought repayment of more than  €100,000 in spending on travel and hospitality and other items incurred(...)

Letterkenny IT: The highest proportion of new entrants in receipt of a grant is at Letterkenny Institute of Technology.

New figures on third level entrants shows a strong differences in income across different third level institutions. A study by the Higher Education Au(...)

We all live under the long shadow of T.K. Whitaker. Photograph: The Irish Times

One of the consequences of being a small country is that in many areas we have the same fixed running costs as a large one. Having a National Opera Ho(...)

The University of Limerick (above) has  strongly denied the allegations regarding expenses claims and  said it welcomed the announcement of an  investigator being appointed. File photograph: Press 22

An external investigator is being appointed by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to examine allegations of irregular expenses claims at the Univers(...)

The University of Limerick issued High Court proceedings against the Limerick Leader after it published details of allegations of financial mismanagement.

The chief executive of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Tom Boland is to travel to Limerick on Tuesday to meet a “whistleblower” who has made alle(...)