Members of the Union of Students in Ireland protesting outside the Dáil to urge the Government to take action on the student accommodation crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.” - Sayre’s Law The same statement is often attribu(...)

The current guidelines in place for UCD will see undergraduates on campus for 40-60 per cent of the usual time.

For most university students, their experiences making friends and having fun on campus is as important a part of their college experience as getting (...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien said investing in INM was “the wrong decision”.

Businessman Denis O’Brien, who is personally tax resident in Malta, believes Irish policymakers should prevent the State being used as a “bed and brea(...)

College open days offer  the opportunity to inspect facilities at the institution of your choice.  Photograph: iStock

Choosing a college or further-education course is another stressful addition on the lengthy to-do list of Leaving Cert students. With so much going o(...)

Because children rarely have the freedom to roam, explore and climb trees anymore, these skills are in decline

For some students, physical education (PE) has always been a welcome break from the books. For others, PE is that time when they are forced to play te(...)

’The vibe of a campus is hugely influenced by its location.’ Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

The Leaving Cert is tough and, on top of it all, students have the pressure of choosing a college course. In the midst of the focus on careers, it is (...)

The number of Chinese studying in Ireland is on the rise – and their fees may be worth €500 million to the cash-strapped third-level sector. Photograph: iStock

Can China save Ireland’s universities? The number of Chinese students here is on the rise – and their fees may be worth €500 million to our cash-stra(...)

Kate Hayes: freelance TV producer, currently working with Coco TV. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh Occupation: Musician and TV presenter. As lead singer with Irish trad band Danú since 2003, Nic Amhlaoibh (37) has toured th(...)

The UCD paper that printed an article about an alleged revenge porn Facebook group among the university’s students will not publish a correction. File photograph: PA Wire

The University College Dublin (UCD) paper that printed an article about an alleged controversial Facebook group among the university’s students will n(...)

Students on UCD campus in Belfield.    The college could find no evidencea of  Facebook group chat in which up to 200 male students circulated and rated naked photos of women they’d had sex with. Photograph: Frank Miller

After a storm of media coverage about the possibility of a so-called revenge porn ring targeting women students at University College Dublin, it is no(...)

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