Since the last issue of The College View was released before Christmas, a lot has changed. As a result, a new campaign has started to change the way the state examinations are conducted, for the third year in a row.
55.9% of subsidised households are currently living under the poverty line after housing costs, a new report by Social Justice Ireland (SJI) confirms. The report by SJI, entitled Housing and Poverty 2022 was published on
South Korean politician, Lee Jae-Myung proposed at the beginning of the month for public health insurance to include hair loss treatments. This caused a huge divide in the public. Opponents say this is populism, but
The retail price of alcohol rose significantly last week as a government decision that a minimum price of 10 cent per gram of alcohol must be introduced in all off-licenses and supermarkets. Since the law
You are assessed, spoken about, and decisions are made for you, largely by non-disabled people who you may never meet. To say I am disabled is political, too. I am disabled by legislation, policy, attitudes,
Apprenticeship registrations have increased by 25% in Ireland, as announced by Minister Simon Harris and the department of Further and Higher Education. The Minister addressed this positive increase by stating “so far, this year we
The curtain closes on another unsuccessful qualifying campaign as the boys in green finish third, eight points adrift of a playoff spot. Despite the disappointment, there’s reason for optimism after a positive week for Stephen
Irish universities call for Leaving Cert results to be released in late June. The Irish Universities Association (IUA), which represents the country’s eight universities, said the leaving cert timetable is “no longer fit for purpose”
Students in Trinity College Dublin are finally experiencing a reopening of facilities, and a return to full capacity lectures, labs and tutorials. Since November 1st, the city-centre campus has been welcoming back students for the
University College Cork have assembled a delegate of eight members, including students and climate professors, to attend the COP26 summit in Glasgow which kicked off on Sunday. COP26 will run from October 31st to November 12th, and
A single, streamlined portal of Level 6, 7 and 8 courses, along with Post Leaving Certificate Courses (PLCs), is to open to prospective students on November 5th, it has been announced. This will allow students
T he Irish Universities Association (IUA) said that the governments investment in higher education in Budget 2022 is a welcome change, but “is not sufficient to address the core funding deficit in the sector.”
F ollowing a week of alterations to the Government’s reopening plan, and disappointments to some of the continuation of social distancing and mask wearing in most areas, some changes to the DCU experience will bring
Cillian Boggan recounts his chat with ex Wexford hurler and All- Ireland winner, George O’Connor about the demands “horrendous” demands of intercounty hurlers while also touching on the current state of Wexford hurling and their future.
The College View’s Jessica Woodlock interviews DCU Ladies Rugby Club players, Aoife Guinan and Louise McCleery on their first game of the 2021/22 season as well as their aims for the rest of the season.
Last week saw the election of Professor Eeva Leinonen, who took up office at Maynooth University, making her the fourth female president of an Irish university. The appointment of Leinonen as President of MU is
The number of confirmed Covid-19 outbreaks in schools has seen a significant drop this week. According to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HSPC) bulletin, there were a total of 10 outbreaks and 45 confirmed cases