A new engineering building at Technological University of the Shannon’s campus in Athlone, formerly known as Athlone Institute of Technology

The country’s newest university has been formally established from the merger of existing institutes of technology in Athlone and Limerick. The Tec(...)

Facemasks will be required in indoor on-site shared settings, universities said. Photograph: Getty

Third-level colleges have said they are committed to “maximising” the on-campus experience for students and are now advanced in planning a return to c(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris formally awarded technological university status to LIT and AIT earlier this month. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The name of the country’s next technological university in the Midlands has been revealed. Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest (...)

Dr Patrick Prendergast, Provost of  Trinity College Dublin, told an Oireachtas education committee on Thursday that a lack of personal contact with other students was affecting the mental health and wellbeing of many students. Photograph: Alan Betson

Demand for mental health support in some universities has doubled as students struggle with isolation and the shift to online learning. Dr Patrick Pr(...)

The plea was issued on behalf of Ireland’s Universities and Institutes of Technology by the Irish Universities Association and the Technological Higher Education Association. Photograph: Getty

The Presidents of all of Ireland’s Universities and Institutes of Technology have issued a plea to every student to fully follow set guidelines on soc(...)

Denjoe O’Connor, professor of theoretical physics, at the launch of the  Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) new four-year strategy. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The location of exoplanets, the transmission of “quantum information” and the nature of seismic events on ocean floors are among the big topics needin(...)

File photograph of IT Sligo. A 23-year-old student  whose body was discovered in his  apartment on Monday has been named as Jamie Shaw, a first-year performing arts student at the institute.

A 23-year-old student whose body was discovered in his Sligo apartment on Monday has been named as Jamie Shaw, a first-year performing arts student at(...)