Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign were broadly viewed as a sort of populist uprising against the political establishment.
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.
As the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear, consumers buying gift cards and vouchers have been warned to use them up early to avoid falling victim to overly restrictive terms and conditions.
The student accommodation crisis rages on, as the cost of renting in Dublin continues to rise, jumping 12.3 per cent in the past year.
Third level institutions have been warned they could lose access to research funding if they fail to promote more women to senior positions in colleges.
The construction of apartments for over 340 students has been confirmed in Phibsborough as part of the €50 million redevelopment of the 1960s shopping centre.
Universities in Northern Ireland are considering creating joint academic posts with institutions in the south, including DCU, to combat implications imposed by Brexit.
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched a campaign with teachers’ unions to eliminate the costs for student teachers on class placements which is a mandatory aspect of their course.
As the new academic year begins and students throng the campus grounds, Brendan Power, the new VP for Academic Affairs spoke to The College View about his plans for the months ahead.