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Maynooth University elect their first female president

October 13, 2021

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

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DCU slumps heavily in Global University Rankings

June 17, 2021

Dublin City University has taken a strong hit in the worldwide leaderboard of the best universities. Data from the QS World University Rankings 2022 showed that DCU has suffered a steep fall of 51 places,

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Government votes against bill to abolish third-level fees

March 25, 2021

The bill was proposed by the government’s opposition party People Before Profit, to remove barriers to higher education by abolishing third-level fees so that everyone who wants to access higher education has the same chance. 

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Students with disabilities increase their university offer acceptance by 22%

January 27, 2021

The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) and Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) Annual Report 2020 published on the 11th of December shows a 22 per cent increase in offer acceptance for students with disabilities and 15 per cent increase for those experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage.

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Study abroad programmes take a hit due to Covid-19

January 27, 2021

Uptake of Erasmus or study abroad programmes in Trinity College (TCD) dropped by 70 per cent in the first semester of this year according to Provost Patrick Prendergast, as reported by the University Times.