Irish undergraduate applications to UK universities fall for fifth consecutive year

31% fewer people from Ireland applied to British universities this year than in 2012

  The number of Irish undergraduate applicants to UK universities has continued to drop for the fifth year in a row, according to new data from the Universities and College Admissions Service (UCAS).

In total, 31% fewer people from Ireland applied


Queen’s University Belfast lecturers to strike over pensions

QUB staff will strike along with staff of other universities across the UK

  Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) has clarified that their academics and lecturers will be taking strike action, along with staff of other universities across the UK. The academics will strike over 14 days starting later this month in protest over proposed


UCD Smurfit School remain in global MBA Top 100

Trinity Business School does not participate in the FT rankings due to it currently undergoing accreditation

University College Dublin (UCD) Smurfit Business School has dropped 24 places to 94th in the Financial Times (FT) 2018 Masters of Business Administration (MBA) global rankings. The Smurfit School is the only Irish university to make this year’s list.



Wholesome Catholic fun

An unexpected past lies deep at the heart of one of Ireland’s primary institutes of art and progress

Located in the centre of Temple bar, the Irish Film Institute (IFI) is a centre of art and culture. While it’s central mantra is to preserve, exhibit, and educate, a surprising past lurks in its foundations.  Since its start in


Bruton launches strategy to encourage students to pursue STEM subjects

The strategy aims to ensure Ireland is a forerunner in Europe for STEM education by 2026

  A new Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) strategy was launched today to increase the number of students studying these subjects and ensure Ireland is a “forerunner in Europe for STEM education” by 2026.

The new STEM Education Policy Statement