Student Hub digest: Electric Picnic ticket competition

News, views and opinions from Student Hub contributors and Irish Times writers

 

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College Choice: Am I entitled to a grant for college fees?: With the rising cost of accommodation such a decisive factor in a student’s ability to take up a college course, securing financial support through the State’s grants agency Susi (Student Universal Support Ireland) can be crucial in deciding whether to accept a place in college this year. Brian Mooney reports.

Irish and international students are being advised to take extra care when searching for accommodation in the coming weeks to avoid being scammed and losing their money to rogue landlords, housing groups have warned. Sorcha Pollak has the report.

The Student Digestive: Courgette pesto. If you’re new to the cooking for yourself game, pesto is a good friend. Read Deborah Ryan here.

Does my unhealthy relationship with food mean I’m an addict? Jokes aside about being ‘addicted’ to ice cream, failing to control food consumption, despite negative impacts, is a problem, writes Brian Strahan.

What lies beneath: The difficulty of facing up to an eating disorder. Molly Twomey refused to admit she had an eating disorder until her parents intervened and got her the help she needed. Sylvia Thompson reports.

The movie quiz: Which made more, Black Panther or Infinity War? And can you identify the actor husbands of Angelina Jolie? Try out Donald Clarke’s movie quiz.