Several Irish universities are to be given quotas on the number of secondary school teachers to be trained in key subjects to tackle the teacher shortage in classrooms.
DCU Students’ Union President Vito Moloney Burk said the SU are calling on the government to provide Higher Education Institutions with grants to build purpose built student accommodation on their campuses.
Trinity College have experienced a 21 per cent drop in applications from Northern Irish students for the coming academic year. The fall is thought to be as a result of Brexit fears.
VideoDoc announced its doctors will continue to provide consultations during the summer for Colleges Students who are members of the Union of Students Ireland (USI).
NUI Galway Students’ Union has filed a case against the student accommodation provider, Cúirt na Coiribe, through the Residential Tenancies Board.
DCU has dropped 31 places in the world rankings of universities. Previously placed at 391st in the rankings, DCU now falls at 422nd.
DCUSU’s newly elected Irish Language Officer, Sorcha Ní Chonghaile has denied allegations that she tore down posters promoting DCU’s Repeal launch last year.
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.
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.
Sixty Trinity students occupied the Dining Hall last Wednesday in an ongoing protest over supplemental fees of €450 being introduced for re-sit exams.
Two NUI Galway students were hospitalised after taking a “bad batch” of drugs.
An educational expert has warned parents against obsessing over sending their children to college.
The NUIG SU President has called the actions of students who sell drugs “wrong and unjustified”, after a court was told students in Galway are selling drugs to fund college.
An academic publishing group has reversed their decision to charge Irish universities additional fees to access older research papers following an open letter condemning the proposal, despite claiming that the current system is “unsustainable”.