Free digital subscription for third-level students

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Whether contemplating your next steps after college or if you are in the early years of third-level education, keeping yourself informed has never been more important.

The principles upheld by The Irish Times – including the promotion of peace and tolerance – are critically important, particularly at this time of great turmoil at home and abroad.

If you are an undergraduate who is starting out in college or a final-year student looking forward to your choices as a graduate next year, stay fully informed of what’s going on in the world by availing of a free digital subscription.

The Irish Times has delivered trusted news, opinion and analysis since it was first published in 1859. As a registered third-level student, you qualify for a full digital subscription which gives unlimited access to the very best in quality journalism for 12 months.

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, sport to lifestyle and music and fashion.

Our dedicated Student Hub website carries news about on-campus developments and covers issues facing students, 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 – 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.

Break News – free app: The Irish Times Breaking News app is free to download as part of the subscription, so students can be first to know about the latest happenings in Ireland and abroad.

Write for The Irish Times: The Student Hub invites submissions from contributors about all aspects of student and wider life. Articles can be written in English or as Gaeilge.

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