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Third Level

# third-level - Saturday 12 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: For our education sector to thrive, it needs to get commercial sense Live And Learn

Column: For our education sector to thrive, it needs to get commercial sense

We need to construct curriculums with international relevance and figure out fairer ways of funding education in order to compete globally, writes Aaron McKenna.

# third-level - Monday 24 March, 2014

From Business ETC In 2016 there’ll be a new place for 500 students to live: Dublin’s Digital Hub Tech Firms

In 2016 there’ll be a new place for 500 students to live: Dublin’s Digital Hub

Part of the historic Marshalsea debtors’ prison will also be refurbished to create more office space for tech firms.

# third-level - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What’s it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you … Night Owls

Column: What’s it like to work at a nightclub during college? Let me tell you …

Working in a club will give you a huge range of skills useful in later ‘grown up’ life, writes Roisin Curran.

# third-level - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From Business ETC Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less? Payday

Graduates are now earning much less. But exactly how much less?

Over the last ten years, graduate salaries went up, but then down even quicker.

# third-level - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Mahony points the way as Waterford IT see off DIT to reach Fitzgibbon Cup last-four

The Déise star proved the difference at Coolock.

# third-level - Thursday 30 January, 2014

UCC and Dublin IT claim opening round victories in the Fitzgibbon Cup

UCC had five points to spare over Waterford IT while Dublin IT defeated NUI Galway by a single point.

# third-level - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Queen’s University and UCD win opening clashes in Sigerson Cup

Queen’s University now face GMIT in the first round while UCD progress to the quarter-final stage.

# third-level - Monday 27 January, 2014

Here’s this week’s opening fixtures in the 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups

There is action over the next three days in the third-level competitions.

# third-level - Saturday 28 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie New third level report shows students at ITs more likely to drop out Education

New third level report shows students at ITs more likely to drop out

The report — part of a new initiative from the HEA — gives detailed profiles of institutions. The authority insists it’s not a “ranking system”.

# third-level - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Graham Geraghty is set to play in the Sigerson Cup…at the age of 40

The two-time All-Ireland senior winner will be in action for IT Blanchardstown.

# third-level - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Here’s the draw for next season’s Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cups

Sigerson champions DIT will kick-off their title defence against St Mary’s in 2014.

# third-level - Monday 9 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion UL

University of Limerick to create 290 full-time jobs in major expansion

The plan includes a new city centre campus, facilities at University Hospital Limerick and a team training centre for Munster Rugby.

# third-level - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications Student Grants

SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications

In its latest progress report, the awarding body has confirmed it’s reached the finalisation stage for grants two months faster than the last academic year.

# third-level - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD Leaving Cert

Bonus points for Physics, Chemistry and Applied Maths should be introduced, says TD

Limerick TD Patrick O’Donovan said if we cannot encourage people to study these subjects at higher level, we will have a serious problem in filling the places on third level courses.

From TheJournal.ie Broad reform needed to make Seanad ‘fit for modern Ireland’, says Coveney Graduate Votes

Broad reform needed to make Seanad ‘fit for modern Ireland’, says Coveney

The Agriculture Minister welcomed reports that voting rights are to be extended to more graduates, but believes more ‘fundamental’ reform is needed.

# third-level - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Number of Indian students studying in Ireland set to double Education

Number of Indian students studying in Ireland set to double

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton said the majority of the students will be at advanced post-graduate level.

# third-level - Monday 7 October, 2013

Queen’s University to host 2014 Sigerson and Fitzgibbon Cup finals

The Belfast college will be the venue for the deciders of the prestigious third-level competitions next year.

# third-level - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings Slippage

Trinity College Dublin falls 19 places in world university rankings

But UCD has pulled itself back up to 161st place.

# third-level - Friday 27 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled SUSI

Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled

In its latest update, SUSI says it is more than two months ahead of where it was this time last year in processing grant applications.

# third-level - Thursday 26 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Students were “put through the mill” by SUSI Grants

Students were “put through the mill” by SUSI

The Ombudsman is dealing with more than 50 complaints from third level students about the new grant-allocating body SUSI.

# third-level - Thursday 5 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI Student Grants

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

# third-level - Monday 26 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Don’t forget: The deadline for accepting first round CAO offers is today College

# third-level - Monday 19 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education College

Returning Irish citizens must pay ‘non-EU fees’ of up to €20,000 for third-level education

The rules apply to students who have spent more than two years of the previous five outside the European Union.

From TheJournal.ie These are the courses students want to get into this year… In Numbers

These are the courses students want to get into this year…

Arts and social sciences continue to be the most popular.

# third-level - Sunday 18 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’ Cuts

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

# third-level - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate State Exams

The results are out: How students got on with the Leaving Certificate

There has been a sharp rise in the number of students sitting Higher Level Maths – and the percentage of them getting the top grades.

# third-level - Friday 2 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday Student Grants

Heads up, students: SUSI extends deadline for grant applications until Monday

The grant system website was hit with technical issues last night as the deadline drew near.

# third-level - Friday 26 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens Third Level

Costly college fees axed for migrants who become EU citizens

Up until now, students who are resident in Ireland but whose families are from outside the EU get free primary and secondary education – but have had to pay more than €10,000 per year at third level.

# third-level - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach’s office spent €50k on courses for staff last year Cost

Taoiseach’s office spent €50k on courses for staff last year

Figures released by the department show that 269 staff were sent for additional training by the department in the 2012/2013 academic year.

# third-level - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish colleges make list of top 100 ‘young universities’ Third Level

Two Irish colleges make list of top 100 ‘young universities’

NUI Maynooth and DCU make the Times’ annual list, while South Korean universities take up two of the top three slots.

# third-level - Thursday 30 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Technological Universities to be created in higher education shake-up Education

Technological Universities to be created in higher education shake-up

The details of the re-organisation of the country’s higher education sector were announced by Minister Ruairí Quinn this morning.

# third-level - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Increase in third level entrants from wealthier backgrounds Education

Increase in third level entrants from wealthier backgrounds

Equal access data from the Higher Education Authority has shown that third level entrants from the top three socio-economic backgrounds continue to increase, with those from less wealthy background dropping off.

# third-level - Saturday 9 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity Third Level

Science, business and agriculture courses increase in CAO popularity

However teaching, medicine and arts have all dropped.

# third-level - Friday 1 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants Grants

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants

Nearly 10,000 students have either been approved a grant but not yet paid, or have applications still being processed.

# third-level - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Here’s your ‘Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad’ pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here’s your ‘Tommy Walsh playing Fitzgibbon Cup as a young lad’ pic of the day

And several other well-known hurlers in third-level action.

Take 5 – Fitzgibbon Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level hurling competition take place tomorrow.

# third-level - Friday 22 February, 2013

Here’s your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day GAA Nostalgia This post contains images

Here’s your Jim McGuinness Sigerson Cup pic of the day

Plus 19 others of current inter-county figures in action in their third-level Gaelic football days. Check out some of the hairstyles.

# third-level - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Take Five – Sigerson Cup semi-finals take centre stage

The last four clashes in the third-level Gaelic football competition take place tomorrow.

English set for third-level examination

The former Tipperary All-Ireland winning manager will be in opposition to his former third-level side in an emotional occasion next week.

# third-level - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Take Five – Fitzgibbon Cup quarter-finals conclude

The remaining quarter-finals of the third-level hurling competition take place today.

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