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Claire Acton
National News Editor
CLASS representatives of NUI Galway have voted, 107 – 7, for a proposal which sees the abolition of their infamous RAG week. The university had been under immense pressure to act on …

By Evan Musgrave
The concerns of Ireland’s recent graduates have mirrored those of their UK counterparts, with Irish citizen’s information sites registering record users.
The Irish site citizensinformation.ie had 3.46 million users last year and more than …

By Kate Palmer
A RECENT Irish Times report has revealed Ireland’s 100 top-earning educators.
With salaries ranging from €112,610 to €263,602, there seems to be no recession felt among these highflying university educators.
The top earner, Professor Des …

By Evan Musgrave
The past fortnight has seen the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) receive over 25,000 letters through the TellYourTD Campaign.
The nationwide drive urges students and the public to lobby their local TDs to …

By Alex Canepa
Last week Taoiseach Brian Cowen stated before the Dáil the need for fiscal austerity measures. Cowen and the Minister for Finance, Brian Lenihan, maintain that aggressive front-loading would significantly strengthen the country’s balance …

By Ciara Anderson
A new report issued by the HEA outlines a direct correlation between Leaving Certificate scores and students continuing third-level education.
The findings show that a student’s prior education attainments are the main influence on …

By Chris Flood
The students’ union at NUI Maynooth staged a protest at the visit of the Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport, Mary Hanafin, on Thursday 16 September. The Minister, a former graduate of the …

By Evan Musgrave
The publication of the 2010 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings sees the decade-long progression by Trinity and UCD halted. This year’s rankings, in which Trinity has fallen out of the top 50 …

By Shona McDonald
Waterford Institute of Technology’s dreams of attaining university status are set to be shattered with the publication of the long-awaited Hunt Report. The delay of its publication has not stopped the revelation of …

The University of Limerick and NUI Galway announced plans early last week to partner with Shannon Development and the Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) to create a new “Shannon Energy Valley”. Speaking at the announcement …

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