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Erasmus student Eoin Gormley, pictured at the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris: “The university experience I have had here so far is in no way comparable to that of previous exchanges.” Photograph: Laurie Maher

“C’est dur d’avoir vingt ans en deux mille vingt.” It is difficult to be 20 years old in 2020. Such were the words of Emmanuel Macron on October 14th (...)

 DCU law student Tega Amrabure: ‘I think there is a need for more anti-racism education in school, and it needs to happen from an early age’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

How many ethnic minority students go to college in Ireland? Nobody seems to know – and it’s putting a generation at risk of being left behind. Race, (...)

You can stay up-to-date with all areas of interest from news to business, from sport to lifestyle and from music and fashion: David Sleator

Are you a third-level student? Did you know that students registered at Ireland’s third-level institutions qualify for a FREE 12-month digital subscri(...)

Who’d be a college student in 2020? This time last year, thousands of giddy students were getting their first taste of college life; this year, most a(...)

On November 4th and 5th from 1pm to 6pm each day, thousands of registered fifth and sixth year students will log in to the  virtual Higher Options portal (above).

The pandemic has seen to it that Higher Options, Ireland’s main information-gathering opportunity for secondary school students, cannot be held in its(...)

In a statement UCC say that the vast majority of students have been adhering to national public health guidance. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

University College Cork (UCC) has confirmed that 11 students have been temporarily suspended following breaches of rules. The temporary suspensi(...)

Third level is not the only sensible option for school leavers. The last few years have seen a welcome development in additional apprenticeships and traineeships. Photograph: PA

As the Provost of Trinity College Dublin, I’m often asked for advice about which university somebody’s daughter or son should attend, or if they shoul(...)

 Online school class at home

With Covid-19 an ever present threat, “back to school tech” has taken on a new meaning. Many students are facing a mixture of school- and college-base(...)

Students take to the streets in London, calling for the resignation of the education secretary over the government’s handling of exam results. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

Hello and welcome to the first Student Hub email digest of the new academic year. We hope you had a safe and enjoyable summer and are looking forward (...)

Enactus 2019 winners Rudy O’Leary, Daire Hennessy and Scott Byrne of Trinity College Dublin. This year’s competition will take place online.

Fifty competitors from 10 universities and colleges across Ireland will compete online this year to become the winner of Enactus 2020, a national comp(...)

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