The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) have warned that student nurses and midwives are being exploited during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sport Ireland has welcomed the significant increase in funding in Budget 2021.
DCU students were unable to access their Loop accounts from Monday October 5th, the first day of online learning, as the website was down.
The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has ended its “Greet and Transfer” service at Dublin airport after helping transport thousands of incoming third level international students to their accommodation.
Minister for Further and Higher Education Simon Harris has approved funding for 15 new female professor positions, to help reduce the gender gap that exists for senior academic roles.
Trinity College (TCD) is the first Irish third level institute to launch an on-campus Covid-19 testing programme available for students and staff.
Minister for Finance Pascal Donohoe announced the biggest budget in the history of the State including a €50 million fund which will provide financial aid for third-level students across the country.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has hinted at the possibility of restoring previous Pandemic Unemployment Payment (PUP) rates to introductory levels for those in sectors badly affected by Covid-19.
The GAA management committee has endorsed a decision to suspend club fixtures at all levels, until further notice.
Online learning is becoming the “new normal” for students across the country as they start a new academic year.