Students queue up to register to vote at Trinity College Dublin following a registration drive by USI.

As early as last January, when Government strategists began planning the timing of the abortion referendum, a single date stood out: May 25th. “It wa(...)

Student teachers say they face acute financial pressures. Photo: iStock

Trainee teachers who are required to carry out unpaid work in schools as part of their studies are suffering from severe financial difficulties , a ne(...)

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Have you ever wondered what Irish words to use when describing transgender, agender or cisgender orientations as Gaeilge? An Foclóir Aiteach, a colla(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland has joined with the HSE  to launch a sexual health awareness and guidance - dubbed the  Shag campaign - in college campuses this week.

Health authorities have urged young people to practice safe sex following a rise in numbers diagnosed with sexually transmitted infections. At least (...)

Some 340,000 students will be able to avail of free online GP services under a deal between Irish company VideoDoc and the Union of Students in Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish digital healthcare provider VideoDoc is to give 374,000 students here access to free online GP consultations. The agreement is part of a deal (...)

Thousands of students are marching through the capital this afternoon to voice their opposition to student loan scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Any new funding model for third-level education should not involve UK or US-style student loans, Minister of State for higher education Mary Mitchell (...)

The Union of Students in Ireland will hold a  national demonstration to be held on October 4th in Dublin. Photograph:  Conor McCabe/USI

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has announced they will hold a national demonstration on October 4th calling on the Government to invest in pub(...)

USI president Michael Kerrigan and his colleagues. Photograph: Paul Corey

Working out of a tiny corner office overlooking Dublin Port, it is hard to believe that the eight staff and 10 full-time officers of the Union of Stud(...)

Gardaí have provided  tips for new renters to help them to avoid falling into a scam situation. The tips include only doing business with “established bona fide rental agencies”. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Renters including students in particular have been warned by gardaí of a number of scams being operated by fraudsters. Gardaí have identified three (...)

A new student accommodation development under construction on Mill Street, Dublin 8. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Student unions have warned that the vast majority of college applicants cannot afford newly-built student accommodation. The warning comes as higher (...)

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