As a third-level student you will have time to explore many areas of interest. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

Starting college for the first time might seem like a challenge. Even some of the smaller colleges will have thousands more students than your seconda(...)

Some of the estimated 360,000 Leaving Certificate and Junior Certificate exam scripts at the State Examinations Commission in Athlone, being sorted for despatch to the  examiners around the State who will mark the papers. Photograph: Alan Betson

Students getting their Leaving Cert results might not think too much about what happened to their exam scripts after they left the exam hall. Their(...)