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While full-time staff are overwhelmingly white Irish in many higher education institutions, their student bodies are much more diverse. Photograph: iStock

Higher education staff from ethnic minorities are much more likely to earn significantly less and be on precarious contracts compared to others, new r(...)

Study finds Trinity  students have the highest average earnings within a few years of graduation.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Trinity College Dublin students have the highest average earnings within a few years of graduation, followed by Dublin City University and University (...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the scale of the funding ‘sends a clear signal of the Government’s commitment to fostering North-South research collaborations’. File photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

The Government has announced €40 million for a North-South research programme under the Shared Island Fund. The package is intended to support deepe(...)

Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris said HEA  report will help the review of access policies. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Low numbers of mature students are entering higher education due to financial barriers, family commitments and a lack of flexible study options, accor(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said the move represents the ‘opening of a conversation’  with students and staff of our higher education institutions. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

All staff and students in higher education are to be surveyed on their experiences of sexual violence and sexual harassment during the coming weeks as(...)

Trinity College Dublin has the highest proportion of students from affluent areas, at 36%. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The class gap in higher education is revealed in new figures that show affluent students dominate high-points courses such as medicine, finance and en(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris said the third level sector  has responded swiftly and effectively to the challenges that have arisen over recent months. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

More than 14,000 free and subsidised higher-education courses in areas ranging from data analytics to construction are to be provided to upskill worke(...)

All six pupils at Cloghans Hill National School – ranging in age from eight to 11 – alongside school secretary Ann Shally

Iseult Mangan, principal of Cloghans Hill National School, Co Mayo, does not need to do a roll call each morning. Instead, she simply has to look down(...)