A veterinary degree opens up a range of career options beyond working in a vet’s practice. Photograph: iStock

Veterinary medicine students learn about animal welfare; how to recognise, prevent and control animal diseases; the welfare and productivity of livest(...)

Today’s students can go to university, to a technological university (or an institute of technology) or to a smaller public or fee-paying college. Photograph: iStock

For any parents reading this article, their choices after school were relatively limited: it was generally either college or, as a fallback, going on (...)

Attending the TUS Engineering Open Day, at the Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), Moylish campus were, Irene Caulfield, TUS and Emily Moore, Crescent College, Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place

University or technological university – what’s in a name? For most people, the establishment of four new “technological universities”, or TUs - forme(...)

There are several courses across Ireland’s technological universities that could lead to a promising career within the aviation industry. Photograph: iStock/Getty

The Institute of Technology as we know it, is no more. Technological Universities are taking over. The first of its kind, Technological University Du(...)

Ireland will have five fully established Technological Universities by the beginning of the new 2022 academic year. Photograph: iStock

New Technological Universities have been created under reforms set out in Ireland’s National Strategy for Higher Education and subsequently legislated(...)

Karina O’Dowd got involved in MLM after she became desperate for a job. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A young woman sits centre screen in a well-lit attic bedroom. She looks like she is in her late teens, with long hair, a trendy hoodie and manicured n(...)

Beechlawn Organic Farm co-founder Padraig Fahy with a box of vegatables for delivery. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Food is rising in price, but the average Irish household, nevertheless, throws out 150kg of food, worth €700, every year. On one organic farm, meanwhi(...)

Nightclub revellers and staff urged to be vigilant as venues reopen this weekend amid a number of reports of drink spiking

Nightclub revellers and staff have been urged to be vigilant as venues reopen this weekend amid a number of reports of drink spiking. A number of Mun(...)

‘Europe’s industrial strategy is essentially an innovation strategy,’ says KTI director Alison Campbell

Irish businesses are very fortunate to be in a position to tap into a vibrant publicly-funded innovation ecosystem. Companies that lack the scale to e(...)

MTU Cork students’ union president Aisling O’Mahony (right) and UCC SU welfare officer Caoimhe Walsh outside Leinster House to take part in a protest over a lack of student accommodation. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Many students who are on campus for just three days a week are opting to commute long distances to college rather than pay for housing, according to (...)

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