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Chinese takeaways and ready meals should carry health warning labels on their packaging and menus for high salt content, according to health campaign group Action on Salt.
The number of school-leavers going on to apprenticeships in Ireland rose by 24 per cent last year. Solas figures revealed that Irish apprenticeships increased from 10,445 in 2016 to 12,849 last year.
There was an increase in the uptake of girls getting the HPV vaccine this year, according to the latest figures released by the Health Service Executive (HSE) on March 22nd .
The launch of the new DCU student centre has been delayed until September, according to DCUSU President Niall Behan.
DCU are calling on policy makers to regulate “the escalating and uncontrolled pricing” of the student housing sector.
Approximately 364 new bed spaces designed for students will be developed in Ballymun and funded by supermarket giant, Lidl.
A working group has been set up in DCU to consider moving semester one exams to December, rather than late January.
NuBar will not be stocking the new Heineken cider that is to be released in the coming weeks.
During the first semester, 13.29 per cent of undergraduate students failed an exam in DCU, according to an FOI request.
The six-year route to qualifying as a second-level teacher is too long, too expensive and needs to be revised according to a school leader.
Graduate nurses consider emigrating in search of better pay as they are struggling to afford the rising costs of rent in Ireland, according to the INMO.
A delegation of pro-life students from four of Ireland’s universities took part in the recent Rally for Life march in the city centre.
DCU Research is creating an Irish sign language glossary for maths education.
DCU St. Patrick’s Campus received a record number of applications for primary teaching, according to recently released CAO figures.
Grants of up to €12,000 will be given to student groups for projects aimed at reducing hate speech towards refugees, according to the European Students’ Union (ESU).
New student accommodation due to be built in Gillian House on Farranlea Road in Cork has experienced some resistance from local residents, who fear that the development will lead to “student gangs” in the area.
DCU aims to become the first Irish university to become completely ‘plastic-free’ by 2020, following the immediate removal of all plastic cups from all three campuses this week.
The annual rent for Shanowen Square has increased by 27 per cent from last year.