Andrew Deeks

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Trinity College Dublin has lost its status as Ireland’s only top-100 university. File photograph: Getty Images

Irish universities have tumbled down the latest set of influential world rankings, sparking alarm among senior academics over the funding “crisis” fac(...)

Tony Brabazon. Photograph: Shane O’Neill, SON Photographic

University College Dublin (UCD) has appointed Prof Anthony Brabazon to head up its College of Business, which includes the well-regarded Lochlann Quin(...)

A new university club is set to replace the member-run common room at University College Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

It has seen a number of taoisigh, tanaistí and government ministers, more than a few diplomats, and certainly a good number of academic visitors from (...)

Proposed design for UCD building that will  house the university’s Confucius Institute, which teaches Chinese culture and language courses

The University College Dublin (UCD) Confucius Centre, a building part-funded by the Chinese Government, has now run €4.8 million over budget, followin(...)

Prof Caulfield was described as “a champion of the connected health research and innovation ecosystem”.

A UCD professor championing the development of a connected health ecosystem was presented with the NovaUCD 2017 Innovation Award at the college’s camp(...)

UCD President Andrew Deeks: Visa delays could cause reputational damage to Irish universities.

Serious delays for international students acquiring visas could cost UCD €8.4 million worth of fees, the college’s president Andrew Deeks has told the(...)

Trinity College Dublin provost Patrick Prendergast has said it appeared Brexit was playing a key role in more international students considering Ireland as a place to study. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish universities have recorded a surge in applications from international students which academics say is linked to uncertainty over Brexit and the (...)

Trinity College Library: TCD welcomed its higher ranking which placed it in the top 1% of universities worldwide. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ireland’s top universities are climbing back up international rankings following a decade of cutbacks which meant many of them tumbled down influentia(...)

Proponents say the new system will drastically reduce the number of students who miss out on their course due to random selection, and will incentivise more students to take subjects at higher level. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

As if students didn’t have enough to contend with. Between the Leaving Cert exams and the looming CAO change-of-mind deadline, sixth years have a lot (...)

Geneticist Prof Kenneth Wolfe of UCD, who has been elected a fellow of the Royral Society.

A genetic scientist based at University College Dublin has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his scientific research. Kenn(...)

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