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(...)

Delegates voting at a recent USI conference.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

What use is a students’ union? Every university and almost every college in Ireland has one, and every student is automatically enrolled in it when th(...)

Dannii Curtis of UCD Students’ Union: ‘Digs are becoming popular again’

The student housing crisis: it’s always a news mainstay at this time of year. But these days it’s becoming harder for anyone to find a home, as stu(...)

Students on the UCD campus in Belfield. The president of the UCD Students’ Union has said tax reliefs for landlords should be reintroduced to try to ease an accommodation crisis for thir-level students. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

A tax relief for landlords that was phased out after the collapse of the housing market should be reintroduced to help tackle the student accommodatio(...)

Male students are very willing to be there for and support their friends, but don’t feel others would do the same for them. Photograph: Thinkstock

Counselling services within universities have been put under severe pressure recently, with many colleges reporting waiting lists of up to six weeks. (...)

The drugs are swallowed and ingested via small pieces of paper which are impregnated with a combination of LSD and methamphetamine. The paper is printed with illustrations of the superhero Captain America. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have seized LSD drugs from an address in south Dublin which are believed to be those consumed by a number of UCD students hospitalised earlier (...)

Marching for gay and lesbian rights in O’Connell Street back in 1984.

‘That Homosexuality is Perverse and should be Discouraged” was the title of a debate I organised when auditor of the Commerce and Economics Society (C(...)

UCD students have voted to support a smoke-free campus. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Cigarette breaks by the Belfield lake are one step closer to ending at University College Dublin where students have voted in favour of a smoke-free c(...)

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