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Number of international students in Ireland is growing

University College Dublin (UCD) boasts the largest international population followed by Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

Research carried out by The Higher Education Authority (HEA)  has shown the rising levels of international students in Irish third level institutions.

The research shows that one in ten third level students are from abroad and  the number of international …

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NUI Galway launch free rent book

The 10 page book offers advice on how to secure suitable accommodation as well as guidance on dealing with landlords and housemates

National University of Ireland, Galway Students’ Union (NUIGSU), partnering with Winter Properties, have announced a launch of a free rent book to students looking for accommodation for the upcoming academic year.

The 10 page book offers advice on how to

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Queen’s University researchers discover a novel way to recycle household aluminium foil

A groundbreaking development in combating the problems of household aluminium foil waste has been realised.


A groundbreaking development  in combating the problems of household aluminium foil waste has been realised. Researchers at the Queen’s University, Belfast, school of chemistry and chemical engineering have engineered a new eco-friendly, cost effective method to convert common aluminium foil

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Universities face funding cuts over gender gap

The move comes as new figures released by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) revealed that women are under-represented in senior positions

Third Level Irish institutions will be subject to mandatory gender quotas in order to combat the gender inequality at senior levels. The move comes as new figures released by the Higher Education Authority (HEA)  revealed that women are under-represented in

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Trinity researcher travels on Zero-G ‘Vomit Comet’ to study steam-powered spacecraft

The experiments are part of Dr. Robinson’s work for the European Space Agency

Dr. Tony Robinson, a professor of Mechanical and Manufacturing engineering at Trinity College Dublin and researcher at Trinitys Connect centre is part of a team of scientists and engineers who advise and guide the European Space Agency. Dr. Robinson was

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HEA to penalise three third-level institutions over their “poor performance” standards

Galway-Mayo IT, NCAD and Dundalk IT could face the withholding of hundreds of thousands of euro worth of their state funding due their underperformance in a new assessment initiative

For the first time ever, Irish colleges are facing penalties due to “poor performance”. The Galway-Mayo institute of Technology (GMIT), Dundalk Institute of Technology and the National College of Art and Design (NCAD)  face financial penalties, which will see the

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Burrito bars Mama’s Revenge and Little Ass temporarily closed by Food Safety Authority

The two popular spots were among six food businesses served with closure orders in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford last month by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

Two popular burrito bars were among six food businesses served with closure orders in Dublin, Louth, Waterford and Wexford last month by the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. Mamas Revenge, 12 Leinster Street South, Dublin 2 was issued closure orders

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Trinity Professor criticises Gender Bias in Social Work

A leading academic in the field of social work and an advisor to the National Director of Children and Family Services and the Department of Children and Youth affairs, according to the Irish Times, she described the Irish child protection work as being “extremely gendered”, commenting that as a result, “fathers are often not engaged with.”

Dr. Helen Buckley, an associate professor in Trinity’s School of Social Work And Social Policy, has spoken against gender imbalance among child protection social workers. A leading academic in the field of social work and an advisor to the National

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