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Essential college tips for first years
Many thoughts will occupy your mind as you prepare for college. Will I make new friends? Will I fit in? Will I be able...
Fri, 8 Sep 2017
Catherine O'Connor TCD (Education Consultant and Author of ‘Cracking the College Code’)
Freshers tips: How to make the most of college
While that saying passed down to us might be overused, it remains true. Perhaps in a world of widespread unemployment...
Thu, 7 Sep 2017
Do We Still Need Pride in 2017?
This summer you would have undoubtedly seen posts about Pride on social media. Facebook introduced a Pride react emoji...
Mon, 28 Aug 2017
Terrorism Today: How Big Is The Threat In The Western World?
Two years ago following a terrorist attack in Tunisia, then-UK Prime Minister David Cameron made the claim that the...
Thu, 24 Aug 2017
The Point Is, You'll Get There
Twenty-nine. I was twenty-nine when applied to college. I felt like I was crazy. I was too old. The course I was...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017
Dropping Out: The Fact and The Fiction
It’s crossed everyone’s mind at some point in their academic career, from the fresh-faced Junior Cert entrant to the...
Mon, 21 Aug 2017
MILLENNIAL MUSINGS: CAN WE TALK ABOUT DECRIMINALISATION?
Last week, Irish Times journalist Seán Dunne wrote an impassioned, bombastic opinion piece delineating the dangers of...
Fri, 28 Jul 2017
Sarah O'Brien (College Life Editor)
MY LIFE AS... A MOTHER GOING TO COLLEGE
Bag one; folders, pens, student I.D, lunch. Check. Bag two; nappies, wipes, change of clothes. Check. Bag three; two...
Wed, 21 Jun 2017
THE CONVERSATION THAT COULD CHANGE THE WORLD
“I don’t like [insert crime], it makes me really uncomfortable and I don’t want to watch any films that contain ‘it’. A...
Tue, 6 Jun 2017
9 GREAT MOMENTS TO LOOK FORWARD TO THIS SUMMER
You’re nearly there, there is light at the end of the exam tunnel. Summer is soon approaching and if it’s anything like...
Wed, 17 May 2017
Danielle Stephens (Irish Independent intern)