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Free digital subscription for third-level students

Free student subscription gives unlimited access to the best of Irish journalism

You can stay up-to-date with all areas of interest from news to business, from sport to lifestyle and from music and fashion: David Sleator

Did you start (back at) college in September?

If you are a registered student at one of Ireland's third level institutions, click HERE ( to claim your free @irishtimes digital subscription

Exciting times ahead

From registration on your first day in college to finding your way around campus, the next few weeks will be a whirlwind introduction to third-level life.

Chances are you will join several societies during fresher’s week and you will undoubedly strike up new friendships over the next few weeks. In fact, you will be inundated with offers from all manner of societies, banks and other groups as they vie for your attention.

Down-time is of course important and what better way to enjoy a few minutes off than by reading up on the latest Irish and international news.

As a registered third-level student, you will also qualify for a full digital subscription. Your free student subscription will give you unlimited access to the very best in unique quality journalism from The Irish Times.

From the newspaper’s award-winning journalism to valuable archive material stretching back over 150 years, you can stay up-to-date with all areas of interest from news to business, from sport to lifestyle and from music and fashion.

Our dedicated Student Hub website carries news relating to on-campus developments and issues facing students today, as well as developments on the arts, music, health and political fronts.

The aim of the Student Hub is to provide students – no matter what Irish institution they attend – with an opportunity to engage with each other and to stay informed of what’s going on in each other’s colleges.

Student subscribers will also be eligible to enter competitions throughout the college year.

Free to download

The Irish Times’ Breaking News App is free to download as part of the subscription, giving students the opportunity to keep up to date with the latest happenings in Ireland and across the globe.

The Student Hub is inviting submissions from contributors about all aspects of student life. Articles can be written in English or as Gaeilge.

To redeem your free student subscription, visit Article suggestions can be sent to

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