Graham Love

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The number of people with disabilities attending third level or higher education has grown from 3,800 in 2008 to more than 12,000 students this year. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of students with disabilities in third level or further education has more than tripled in a decade, new research shows. The dramatic incr(...)

Studying for a PhD can involve seven-day weeks, long days, low pay and uncertain prospects. Photograph: iStock
Is doing a PhD a waste of time?

What use is a PhD nowadays? After almost two decades in education, is it really worth committing another three, four or even more years to a doctorate(...)

Parents’ ‘obsession’ with ensuring their children progress to third-level is a key reason why Irish workers are among the most overqualified in Europe, it has been claimed. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Parents’ “obsession” with ensuring their children progress to third-level is a key reason why Irish workers are among the most overqualified in Europe(...)

NUI Galway (above) had the lowest proportion of women at professor grade (12 per cent), while University of Limerick had the highest (31 per cent)

Women are hugely under-represented in the senior ranks of most of the State’s colleges and universities, new figures show. While just over half of al(...)

The UCC campus. Several universities, including UCC, have tens of millions of euro in private trusts and foundations which they have resisted declaring in their accounts. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Several universities have tens of millions of euro in private trusts and foundations which they have resisted declaring in their accounts, despite pre(...)

Students on UCD’s campus: Overall non-progression rates of 15 per cent compare favourably to international rates. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

One in six third-level students – or 6,200 a year – are dropping out of their college courses during their first year, according to the latest officia(...)

Waterford Institute of Technology’s current president, Willie Donnelly, was vice-president of research at the time of the sale.

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has been urged to investigate whether there are conflicts of interest among senior staff across third-level coll(...)

Latest figures show the number of students applying to study in the UK has dropped by almost 20 per cent since the Brexit vote, down from 4,750 students last year to 3,900 this year

Brexit could lead to increases in CAO points if thousands of Irish students who study in the UK opt to remain at home, a university president has war(...)

Dr Graham Love, new chief executive of the Higher Education Authority: “These are challenging times for higher education, but there are also exciting opportunities.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The new chief executive of the Higher Education Authority has said there are “exciting opportunities” for universities and institutes of technology d(...)

Alcohol was implicated in one in three deaths over the 2004-14 period. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Two people a day died from causes related to alcohol and other drug use in 2014, according to latest figures from the Health Research Board. There w(...)

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