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#Students

# students - Thursday 22 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent Rental Crisis

'We're not ignoring the elephant in the room': Officials hope new law can deal with rising student rent

The Housing Committee was told today that students are sleeping in cars due to high rent costs.

# students - Friday 14 September, 2018

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser Winning This post contains videos

Champions! UCD clinch First Division title after Conor Davis hits late equaliser

The Students lifted the silverware after a 1-1 draw against Finn Harps.

# students - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know Results Are In

The Junior Cert results are out today - here's all you need to know

Grades in the pillar subjects of Irish, English, and Maths remain relatively unchanged from previous years.

# students - Monday 20 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984 Yall Mind If I Scream

Here's what student accommodation in Dublin looked like back in 1984

The price will probably make your eyes water.

# students - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment Consent

70% of female students in Ireland experience sexual hostility or gender harassment

54% of first-year women students reported experiencing sexual hostility or crude gender harassment since starting college.

# students - Thursday 2 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students College

CAO issues thousands of 'Round Zero' offers to prospective college students

A total of 4,738 offers have been issued today, before Round One offers are made to Leaving Certificate students on August 20.

# students - Monday 30 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course Ba Journalism

NUI Galway repays students fees after complaints about course

The Students’ Union described the situation as “appalling”.

# students - Sunday 15 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together Loneliness This post contains videos

'I feel more secure': How HomeShare has been bringing the old and young together

We visited John and Amy who have been taking part in the service.

# students - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18% Galway

Case filed against student accommodation provider that plans to increase rent by 18%

NUI Students Union said, “NUI Galway can’t become an elitist university only accessible to those who can afford ever rising rent.”

# students - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it Politics And Society

Leaving Cert students sat the first ever Politics exam today - here's what was in it

A tweet from Leo Varadkar featured on the first ever exam.

# students - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother) Testing Times

The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)

There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.

# students - Monday 21 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools Phone Use

Parents and students are being asked for their say on the use of smartphones in schools

Age restrictions, the use of phones in the classroom, and the taking of photos in school are just some of the issues being consulted on.

# students - Friday 18 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college Scorecards

It's official - the more points you get in your Leaving the more likely you are to get through college

“Those entering with lower points are much more likely to not progress compared to those entering with higher points,” a new report claims.

# students - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

Tens of thousands of young people could miss deadline to register to vote

Some 27,000 students have registered in recent months.

# students - Monday 23 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities Health

It's Active School Week and students are being encouraged to get out and try new activities

“We’re aiming to get everyone moving, and that’s particularly important for children.”

# students - Friday 6 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27% Student Accommodation

DCU president calls for government intervention as student complex hikes rents by 27%

A group of students staged the protest last night in response to the hikes.

# students - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Due a student grant? Applications open today Grant Me Some Cash

Due a student grant? Applications open today

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

# students - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education' Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

# students - Thursday 15 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees Take Back Trinity This post contains videos

'We are not cash cows': Hundreds of Trinity students rally through the campus over resit exam fees

A group of up to 40 students had been occupying the college’s dining hall over the past few days.

# students - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees Take Back Trinity

Trinity students occupy building and block entrances in protest against exam resit fees

The Students’ Union President is due to meet with the university’s Vice Provost on the issue.

# students - Saturday 10 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds To Trinity And Beyond

Trinity heads for another south Dublin showdown as it plans 300 more student beds

The college has run into several planning disputes with Dartry residents over student housing.

# students - Friday 9 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells Trinity This post contains videos

Students' exam fee protest shuts down access to Book of Kells

Trinity students have released a list of demands.

# students - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Ex-Munster centre Cian Bohane to lead Ireland Students against Scotland

The 26-year-old is the star name in a talented Irish team to travel to Edinburgh this weekend.

# students - Monday 26 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life School Shooting

'I'm grateful to be here': Florida shooting survivor thanks people who saved her life

Maddy Wilford suffered multiple gunshots to the chest and abdomen, and had lost a lot of blood when emergency responders reached her.

# students - Thursday 22 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said I Hear You This post contains videos

Here is what Trump's notes for meeting with shooting survivors said

Students have called on the US President to tighten gun controls.

# students - Monday 19 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject State Guidelines

Students who opt-out of religion classes should be taught another subject

Richard Bruton said the new guidelines would mean children who don’t study religion “will no longer be sitting at the back of the class”.

# students - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday Galway Rag Week

Gardaí advise students to be 'streetwise' ahead of Donegal Tuesday

NUI Galway and Galway Mayo Institute of Technology have distanced themselves from the event since 2011.

# students - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations Videodoc

374,000 students get access to free online GP consultations

The USI has said the move will help students who are struggling financially.

# students - Saturday 3 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised' UCD

Medicine students forced to resit exam after initial Christmas paper revealed to be 'compromised'

A high proportion of second-year medical students studying the ‘Cell Cell Communication’ module were found to have achieved A grades in the ‘compromised’ exam.

# students - Monday 22 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems Money Money Money

One-third of students are experiencing serious financial problems

Just under half of third level students’ monthly expenditure is provided by someone other than the student, usually a parent or partner.

# students - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths Parenting

'People don't realise how dangerous it is for kids': Students develop alarm to stop hot car deaths

It alerts a child’s parents if they are left in a car.

# students - Thursday 11 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September Nord Anglia

'It's a global campus': Ireland's most expensive school with yearly €24k fees to open in September

The Nord Anglia International School in Dublin will offer students the International Baccalaureate.

# students - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

'The enemies have united': Iran's supreme leader hits out after more deaths in mass protests

The estimated death toll is now 21 since the protests began.

# students - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam Tempus Fugit

Teenagers to make case for extra time in Junior Cert English exam

Currently, students have two hours to complete each paper.

# students - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# students - Friday 10 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse Blagnac

At least three injured after man drives car into group of students near Toulouse

At least two of them are severely injured.

# students - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin No Loans

'No ifs, no buts, no education cuts' - Students from across the country march through Dublin

The government is being accused of “kicking the can down the road” on education funding.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees? Education This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with a loan system for students to pay fees?

Students are worried that a new loan system would be unsustainable and lead to higher fees.

# students - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work RSCI

'A chronic haemorrhage': Just one in five trainee doctors plan to definitely stay in Ireland to work

The RSCI has published a survey about the medical workforce in Ireland.

# students - Monday 25 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding Tackling Obesity

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

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