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.
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”.
DCU was ranked the 15th greenest university in the world last December, rising 12 ranks since 2016. GreenMetric is an initiative of Universitas Indonesia, surveying over 600 universities across 76 countries.