Following the controversial Cosmopolitan magazine cover featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday, Clara Kelly and Orla Dwyer discuss whether the reaction was blown out of proportion or a real issue.
Child sexual abuse content reported online increased by 44 per cent last year in Ireland, according to statistics from Hotline.ie.
Saying yes to things can feel like an insurmountable challenge when you are overwhelmed, but there is no better time to embrace the importance of yes than the start of college.
Too often in education we are simply taught that 2+2=4. You write it down in your copy and don’t think about it until memorising it the night before the test. By opening up the classroom to questions and opinions on consent, with a qualified teacher to moderate, students would be more engaged and more likely to listen and take in what’s being discussed.
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).
College grant overpayments worth €2.8m were left outstanding at the end of 2016, according to a City of Dublin Education and Training Board report.
Impeached UCD SU president Katie Ascough received a pro-life award from a UK anti-abortion group in January.
Irish universities may be prohibited from borrowing money needed for development depending on a decision soon to be made by Eurostat.
Ireland has the fourth highest rate of drug deaths in Europe according to a recent EU report.