Katie Ascough pictured in University College Dublin on Thursday night. Photograph: Jack Power

Former UCD Students’ Union president Katie Ascough, who was impeached from office by students on Thursday night, has said some students were looking t(...)

UCD students vote to impeach union president Katie Ascough 3:11

University College Dublin (UCD) students have voted to impeach their Students’ Union President Katie Ascough. In total 4,540 students voted to impeac(...)

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(...)

Students’ union at UCD and Trinity are promoting “digs” as a way of reducing pressure on students in a difficult rental market. Photograph: Getty Images

A rambling house with 15 beds and a single bathroom. Kitchen plates and utensils stacked in a toilet to save space. A kitchen “table” which fits about(...)

Internal university documents show UCD’s Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is looking to double the number of high-end ‘executive development’ courses it offers. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

University College Dublin has sparked controversy by converting 40 student beds into high-end seminar rooms for corporate weekend courses. The univers(...)

The UCD Students’ Union has cancelled classes on sexual consent because of a lack of interest. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The UCD Students’ Union has cancelled classes on sexual consent because of a lack of interest. Approximately 20 students out of a student population(...)

The alleged rape on Belfield campus occurred in the early hours of Friday morning after the victim had been socialising on Thursday night into Friday morning. File Photograph: Eric Luke

Gardai are investigating an alleged rape on the Belfield campus at University College Dublin. The Irish Times understands a student at the Dublin 4 (...)

Student Fiona Tynan plays with Kizzy, one of the dogs from Peata, a voluntary association which provides a pet therapy service, in Trinity College Dublin  for a one-day Puppy Room for stressed students. Photograph: David Sleator

College fees, assignments, moving away from home – it should be no surprise that third level can be a stressful time for young people. The beginning o(...)

A pricey option: Accommodation prices rose across all seven third-level campuses this year

Increases in the cost of college campus accommodation and high rates for specialised student accommodation are forcing students to pay above-average p(...)

Alan Hayes studied three years of civil engineering for a level 7 degree and is in his last of two years studying structural engineering at level 8

Deciding on a postgraduate course can be massively confusing. Unlike in school, where there’s no end of advice from parents, teachers and guidance co(...)

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