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An artist’s impression of a giant impact releasing gas from the atmosphere of a Venus-like planet. Photograph: Mark A Garlick/markgarlick.com

New evidence of how planets grow by colliding with each other in “giant impacts” has been discovered by an international team of researchers including(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris during a visit to a pop-up vaccination clinic at Trinity College to mark college vaccination Week. Photograph: PA

A pilot project aimed at detecting Covid-19 on college campuses using antigen and other forms of rapid testing has found low levels of the virus among(...)

 Minister of Further and Higher Education Simon Harris said the new platform will provide a safe and anonymous medium for students and staff to report incidents of bullying, assault or sexual violence Photograph: :Gareth Chaney/ Collins Photos

Students and staff in third level colleges will be able to anonymously report incidents of bullying, assault or sexual violence using a new online pla(...)

Ryan Sharpe (16), a student at the Cork Life Centre. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Ryan Sharpe recalls being about eight or nine when he first started hiding under his duvet in fear on school mornings. “I was so scared,” says Ryan ((...)

Mhac an tSaoi’s  poetry spoke ‘to and from the intimate experience of women at a time when women’s voices were largely inaudible’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Máire Mhac an tSaoi Born: April 4th, 1922 Died: October 16th, 2021 Máire Mhac an tSaoi, who has died aged 99, was one of Ireland’s foremost Irish lan(...)

Roy Foster was sceptical of Patrick Joyce’s claim to have heard Irish spoken in Kilburn during his 1960s childhood

During a lengthy correspondence about Irish and fáinne-wearing in the Times Literary Supplement recently, English author Geoffrey Wheatcroft suggested(...)

Many third-levels these days allow students to study a subject outside their specialist area

Know thyself. Before you choose a college or further education course, you need to understand yourself, your interests and what drives you. Higher Op(...)

Members of the Union of Students in Ireland protesting outside the Dáil to urge the Government to take action on the student accommodation crisis. Photograph: Alan Betson

“Academic politics is the most vicious and bitter form of politics, because the stakes are so low.” - Sayre’s Law The same statement is often attribu(...)

Dublin City University. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

College is back. After a year of remote learning, students and staff alike are delighted to be back on campus – albeit with some restrictions on capac(...)

UCC will receive €1,269,997 from the fund

More than €17 million is being provided to help third-level students in financial difficulty, in recognition of the “incredibly difficult” year and a (...)

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