Dominic Haugh, a history teacher at St Patrick’s Comprehensive in Shannon, Co Clare: his photgraph is being used without his consent on an online ‘essay mill’. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Not so long ago the biggest threat to academic integrity on campus was plagiarism. These days, contract cheating services – which provide essays and (...)

An artist’s impression of theBaker’s Corner student accommodation.

Plans to include “unnecessary luxuries” such as a gym and cinema room at a 276-unit student accommodation scheme planned for Dún Laoghaire will only i(...)

  USI president Claire Austick  protests with students at the Dáil   to put pressure on the Government to take urgent action over   accommodation shortages. Photograph:  Alan Betson

The Government must declare shortages of student housing and high rents an emergency as students consider deferring or dropping out of college, the Un(...)

The new Mill Street Global Student Accommodation in Dublin which has 400 units averaging €1,000 a month. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Purpose-built student accommodation have proven controversial, with some critics arguing that they are over-concentrated and unaffordable for (...)

A street party in Limerick city which, locals say, was attended by hundreds of students.

There has been plenty of tough talking from third-level colleges when it comes to taking a zero tolerance approach to Covid-19 breaches by students. (...)

Pictured from left: Bernard Mulvany, Access for All; Brid Smith, People Before Profit TD; Sharon Shiedu, United Against Racism Ireland; Éirénne Carrol CEO of TENI; Orla O’ Connor Director of the National Women’s Council; Liam Herrick, Irish Council for Civil Liberties; Louise O’Reilly, Sinn Féin TD; Ailbhe Smyth, feminist and LGBTQI activist; Lorna Fitzpatrick, President of USI Ireland and Des Derwin, Dublin Council of Trade Unions. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A coalition of anti-racist, anti-fascist organisations and individuals, to counter what it described as “the rise of hate during the pandemic” was unv(...)

Lorna Fitzpatrick, president of the Union of Students of Ireland, said a sharp decline in State investment in higher education per student has led to universities becoming over-reliant on student fees as a source of income. Photograph: Alan Betson

Universities risk reputational damage due to “extravagant” fees being charged at a time when most learning has shifted online, a seminar organised by (...)

All social and club activities on-campus will be suspended. File photograph: Alan Betson

Campus activity in third level colleges in Dublin is to be heavily curtailed under new Covid-19 restrictions. Most lectures and teaching will take pl(...)

Students have been funding the mandatory placement themselves at a cost of up to €1,500 per student.

The Government is to restore a grant scheme it abolished in 2011 to pay the fees of student teachers attending Irish-language courses in the Gaeltacht(...)

Students from Coláiste Lú in Dundalk, including (front frow from left) Dorota Kaminska, Éimear Kinsella and Erin O’Connor protesting outside Leinster House over the provision of Irish language education at their school. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Minister for Education Joe McHugh is “acutely aware” of concerns raised around the provision of Irish medium education at an Irish language unit in a (...)

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