Many students enter college through the disability access support scheme (Dare) and receive a wide range of structured supports. File photograph: Getty Images

If you are still mulling over your CAO offer, remember the current round of offers closes on Monday, August 28th, at 5.15pm. The final round of publ(...)

Every third-level institution is required to provide a Disability Service or Access Programme for students with disabilities and each has facilities and philosophies centred on student needs. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

The late disability campaigner Martin Naughton told a story of arriving in his wheelchair at Dublin’s Mater Hospital in the 1970s and being faced with(...)

Universities and colleges have been developing disability support services to cater for a wide range of special needs. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

If you have a disability and want to pursue third-level education, it’s widely acknowledged there are fewer barriers in your way than there would have(...)

For students in transition to a new school or college, the noveltywill quickly fade as new friends are made and the routine of day-to-day life within (...)

The mother of Erin Gallagher (pictured), a bullied Co Donegal teenager who took her own life, has told an inquest of how they were chatting and joking together just hours before she died.

The mother of a bullied Co Donegal teenager who took her own life has told an inquest of how they were chatting and joking together just hours before (...)

DCU’s campus: the university supports students through Dare and Hear

Those who live in a disadvantaged socio-economic area, who have a disability or who are applying to third level as a mature student need to be aware (...)

The University College Dublin campus at Belfield. “Our disability support services are now performing to the highest international standards. This success can be traced back to the establishment of Ahead 25 years ago by Prof John Kelly, then registrar of UCD.” Photograph: Eric Luke

People with disabilities may feel that considering studying at third level would be impossible, given the limitations of their circumstance. They may (...)

Lorraine Gallagher, whose 
13-year-old
daughter Erin 
killed herself
(13) died by suicide after being abused on ask.fm, said 
the changes were
nothing but full registration on the site 
to
would stop people from posting hurtful comments. Photograph: Danny E Martindale/Getty Images

The mother of an Irish girl who took her own life after being bullied on ask.fm has said changes to the website would not bring her daughter back.The (...)