DCU has dropped 31 places in the world rankings of universities. Previously placed at 391st in the rankings, DCU now falls at 422nd.
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.
University College Cork has been granted the status of “University of Sanctuary” and will provide seven asylum seekers and refugees with full scholarships from September.
The country’s first Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence is to begin in September at the University of Limerick.
Universities in Northern Ireland are considering creating joint academic posts with institutions in the south, including DCU, to combat implications imposed by Brexit.
Minister Paschal Donohoe announced a €47.5million increase in funding for education in this year’s budget.
Representatives from The Union of Students in Ireland met outside Leinster House last Monday to announce a national demonstration will be held in Dublin on October 4th.
A system error has caused DCU students to vote by paper ballot for Education Faculty rep rather than online.
The role of Education Faculty rep will oversee the first-time transition of Education and Training students from DCU to St. Pat’s.
Universities need to radically rethink the way they view education, according to Peter Cochrane, a futurist who spoke at DCU’s Shaping the Future event last Wednesday.