Galway-Mayo IT

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Almost a quarter of students from Trinity College Dublin (above) and UCD are from fee-paying schools. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The fact that we send more students to third level than any other country in the EU is often seen as a badge of honour. The proportion of school-leav(...)

USI president Michael Kerrigan and his colleagues. Photograph: Paul Corey

Working out of a tiny corner office overlooking Dublin Port, it is hard to believe that the eight staff and 10 full-time officers of the Union of Stud(...)

Students on UCD’s campus: Overall non-progression rates of 15 per cent compare favourably to international rates. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One in six third-level students – or 6,200 a year – are dropping out of their college courses during their first year, according to the latest officia(...)

Students at Waterford Institute of Technology. Photograph: Patrick Browne

It is the education issue that has largely flown under the radar. Just before the general-election campaign started, the Government rushed to make a (...)

Academics have warned that students at third level are increasingly unable to cope with courses that require maths  competence and require support to pass exams. Photograph: The Irish Times

Higher education officials are concerned at high dropout rates in maths-related courses, where up to 80 per cent of students are failing to progress (...)

The institutions include  Dundalk IT, Waterford IT, Letterkenny IT and Galway Mayo IT – as well as the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

At least five third-level institutions across Ireland are in financially vulnerable positions as they struggle to cope with cuts in State funding and (...)

The only slight decrease for agriculture was at IT Tralee. Photograph: Eric Luke

While demand for honours degrees in agricultural science decreased unexpectedly this year, points increased almost across the board for Level 6 and(...)

Ina Woods, Lab Manager of the RCSI Physiology & Medical Physics Department

Have you always wanted to be a doctor, nurse or dentist? Maybe you made up potions in your make-believe pharmacy? Or perhaps it’s an idea you’ve only (...)

Andrew Synott, John Breen, Chloe Morgan at the DIT conservatory

Dublin Institute of Technology Top five courses: MSc in Strategic Management MSc in Creative Digital Media PgDip in Acco(...)

The number of common dolphins stranded throughout the country since October is close to the amount that should be expected for an entire year

Scientists have expressed alarm at a recent spike in dolphin strandings which has seen almost 20 of the animals recovered on Irish shores in the last (...)

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