IUA calls for Leaving Cert results to be released in June

November 10, 2021

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”


“The Leaving Cert: Covid Edition.”

October 13, 2021

The Leaving Cert 2021 was as fair as it was expected. The ‘choice’ solution came as a shock to many, however, was it the only way that students could take exams in the height of a global pandemic?


Life after the leaving cert

October 25, 2017

The transition from Leaving Cert to college can be formidable and terrifying. It’s especially huge for people who have no experience of living alone or providing for themselves. Should it be such a massive adjustment,

University News

New Scheme to Benefit Leaving Cert Students

November 30, 2016

Around 1,000 students taking the Leaving Cert in 2017 will benefit from the recent changes made to the Reasonable Accommodation at the Certificate Examinations scheme.


Has traditional teaching passed its sell-by date?

October 26, 2016

With almost 10,000 leaving certificate exam appeals this year, Opinion Editor Shirley Donlon looks into the difference between leaving certificate education and university education, and argues that perhaps a change is necessary.


Is Leaving Cert Maths Overvalued?

August 13, 2015

As over 50,000 students opened their Leaving Certificate results yesterday, Ryan McBride discusses why he thinks the exams put too much of an emphasis on Maths.

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Laughing Through Life

Laughter is the best medicine

April 24, 2013

Is laughter the best medicine? Maybe not as good as morphine, but close. Eve Kerton gives her expert opinion.

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Student Life

Making the Transition: The differences of third level

October 3, 2012

The transition from school to college can be a difficult one, especially if you’re moving away from home for the first time.  With so much freedom and independence, college can be a lot to handle.