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“Demand for postgraduate courses is cyclical and driven by the economy,” Fergal O’Brien, assistant dean of graduate and professional studies at the Un(...)

There has been a creeping sense among students over the past number of years that the higher education sector in Ireland is moving its focus from educ(...)

Before the pandemic, a survey by USI indicated that college students were already struggling with extreme anxiety and stress. Photograph: iStock

Every year, as a new batch of first years hit third level, college and national newspapers publish freshers’ guides The advice is usually timeless. C(...)

The student grant scheme, the main financial support for students, is divided into maintenance grants, fee grants and the postgraduate contribution. Photograph: Joe St Leger

Whether your kids are tots or about to fledge, the cost of college is a worry. If they are still young, you have time to save. If you have a prospect(...)

  Trinity College Dublin.  Universities have expressed ‘surprise and disappointment’ over delays in issuing Leaving Cert results which will force them to admit students to courses later than expected. Photograph: Getty Images

Universities have expressed “surprise and disappointment” over delays in issuing Leaving Cert results which will force them to admit students to cours(...)

Most third-level institutions have said they will offer a blended approach to course delivery in the autumn. Photograph: Getty

Third-level students need clarity by the end of June on what to expect when colleges reopen in the autumn in order to make informed decisions about th(...)

Michael Dooley quit his full-time job in an off-licence just days before the State lockdown was announced.

Young people have been “disproportionately affected” by job losses in recent weeks, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI). A(...)

A Usit stand at a jobs fair in 2012. The company, which has closed, offered  affordable travel to generations of students.  Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Ask any former student about their first taste of independent travel and chances are they’ll mention the J1, cramped house-shares and Usit. The trave(...)

The plea was issued on behalf of Ireland’s Universities and Institutes of Technology by the Irish Universities Association and the Technological Higher Education Association. Photograph: Getty

The Presidents of all of Ireland’s Universities and Institutes of Technology have issued a plea to every student to fully follow set guidelines on soc(...)

Gearing up for their first time to vote: Lucan Community College students (back row) Megan Miclea, Seán Egan and Lucy Rhodes; (front) Sheik Bah and Lia Stokes. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Last week, Lucy Rhodes, an 18-year-old student at Lucan Community College, registered to vote for the first time. She is one of dozens at her school (...)

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