Prof Andrew Deeks, president of UCD, with Rising to the Future, the university’s strategy document for  2020-2024: ‘We  rethought our Plan B and Plan C in order to come up with this ambitious, but achievable, plan.’ Photograph: Jason Clarke

If there really is a funding crisis in higher education, you wouldn’t know it to look around UCD’s sprawling campus at Belfield, south Dublin. Cranes(...)

The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) has been formally authorised to use the title of ‘university’ for the first time in 235 years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) has been formally authorised to use the title of “university” for the first time in 235 years. The insti(...)

The data reveals Ireland’s exceptionally high third-level participation rate, which is among the highest in the world. File photograph: iStock

The Irish Times 2019 Feeder School list, published today, provides new insights into the education pathways taken by thousands of Leaving Cert student(...)

Villagers in Kololo in Kirandango district. Photograph: Fionn McCann Photography

On a sweaty afternoon in a facility about an hour north of Ugandan capital Kampala, Richie Rugaya and his colleagues are busy showing off their coffee(...)

Some 75 per cent of all plastic becomes waste and most ends up in the environment; 90 per cent of which feeds into seas. Photograph: iStock

The vast majority of plastic is still ending up in the natural environment in spite of widespread concern about its impact, according to Anna Turrell,(...)

Geraldine and Devin as a baby: ‘Devin was two weeks old when I realised my behaviour, my mood, my attitude and the frightening attacks were more than simply being overwhelmed with a newborn and a pre-schooler.’

The Irish Times has been shortlisted in three categories for the 2019 Headline Mental Health Media Awards. The awards – which were established more t(...)

The carcass of a dead camel in Nayuu, northern Kenya. Pastoralist people are seeing their animals perish because of a lack of water and grazing due to the prolonged drought. Photograph: David O’Hare/Trócaire

Violent storms, droughts and wildfires regularly hit our news screens but the effect that climate change is having on our health, and how that will im(...)

Photograph: iStock

Waterford Institute of Technology When is open day?  Friday and Saturday, November 22nd and 23rd; 9am - 2pm   Web: wit.ie/openday2019. &nb(...)

DIT Aungier Street: 2.54 acre  campus could i accommodate offices, residential, hotel and retail

The process of selecting an agent to handle the sale of the DIT’s Aungier Street campus is underway, with expectations that it will be brought to the (...)

An aerial view of the Dominican Order site which fronts on to the Old Greenhills Road in Tallaght.

Developers involved in the delivery of student accommodation and apartments for the private rented sector will be interested in a well-located residen(...)

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