Dr Lynsey Hollywood. “Through our extensive range of business contacts within the food and drinks industry, demand for this type of course has been expressed on numerous occasions.”  Photograph: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University

The link between the dizzyingly complex world of financial derivative trading, McDonald’s chicken McNuggets, the world’s largest hedge fund, and agri-(...)

 Prof Patrick O’Shea, UCC president and president of the Irish Universities Association. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

University College Cork graduates and postgraduates are finding employment at rates of over 90 per cent while the university itself is employing 15,00(...)

Cairn Homes chief executive Michael Stanley said the company planned to sell non-core sites. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Monday Indicators: Irish services PMI (Feb); Euro zone composite and services PMI (Feb), retail sales (Jan); UK services PMI (Feb), new car sales (Fe(...)

Recently compiled rankings found that, on average, female participation in top Executive MBA (EMBA)  programmes is just 28 per cent.  Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

When you think of a person with a master’s in business administration (MBA), what image springs to mind? Sharp suit? High powered job? A man? If the (...)

Prospective business students may need to look at multiple finance sources, including scholarships and bursaries as well as loans and employer sponsorship. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

If you want to do a top-notch business course or MBA, you’ll have to work harder to find funding because the fees charged can be far higher than for c(...)

Dr Joan Buckley,  a senior lecturer   at UCC,  leaving the Four Courts today after she was refused injunctions pending the outcome of her High Court challenge to a decision not to shortlist her in a competition for 10 professorial positions. Photograph: Courts Collins

A senior lecturer at University College Cork has been refused injunctions pending the outcome of her High Court challenge to a decision not to shortli(...)

John Bruton: “We would lose the common EU framework for the whole island that has contributed so much to peace and is specifically acknowledged in the Belfast Agreement.”  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union could lead to the introduction of passport controls within the island of Ireland for the fi(...)