Andrew Deeks

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After nearly a decade of spending cuts, rising student numbers and falling numbers of academic staff, the higher education sector is under acute pressure. Photograph: Jason Lee/Reuters

Last year the computer chip giant Intel announced a sponsorship and mentoring programme for master’s students at University College Dublin. Science an(...)

Arts archive: Carmel O’Sullivan of UCD Library; Prof Andrew Deeks, UCD president; and Brendan Flynn, founder of the Clifden Arts Festival.  Photograph: Jason Clarke.

Extensive film and audio recordings of poets Seamus Heaney, Paula Meehan and Moya Cannon and musicians Christy Moore and Bill Whelan form part of a C(...)

PwC managing partner Feargal O’Rourke. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

University College Dublin (UCD) and PwC Ireland have agreed a strategic partnership that will result in “substantial financial investment” over seven (...)

Two-thirds of third-level teachers in Ireland are not in full-time or permanent jobs. Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

This article forms part of a new series for Irish Times Abroad on the opportunities worldwide for Irish teachers. Already teaching abroad? Tell (...)

The planned three-story “temple-style” Confucius Centre is being built for UCD’s Confucius Institute, and is being financed by UCD and the Irish and Chinese governments. Image: Architect’s computer generated impression

The Government rejected a plea from University College Dublin for an extra €2.5 million needed to build a Chinese government-backed building on its c(...)

On paper, it is a golden opportunity for the State’s universities. The Republic’s soon to materialise status as the biggest English-speaking member o(...)

Trinity College Dublin was omitted from the rankings as it supplied incorrect data. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Irish universities have failed to rank in the top-200 for the first time in the latest set of influential global rankings. Trinity College Dublin (TC(...)

Lt Tom Kettle, in an image from his book The Ways of War. The MP and academic  was one of the most high-profile Irish casualties of the  Battle of the Somme.

One hundred years to the day after he was killed at the Battle of Ginchy in France during the first World War, Lt Tom Kettle has been remembered in Du(...)

Trinity College Dublin:  the only Irish university ranked in the top 100 international universities.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A decade of higher educational cutbacks means nearly all of Ireland’s universities are continuing to fall in international rankings and the decline w(...)

UCD campus in Belfield: the university has increased its rents by 7 per cent this year.  Photograph: Frank Miller

University College Dublin, the State’s largest university, plans to spend more than €300 million to build on-campus accommodation for 3,000 more stud(...)

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