While typing the headline for this article, I stopped for a moment. Why am I questioning something which everybody I’ve talked to agrees with? We, as students, desire a third level education which provides us with career opportunities and without the burden of high fees each year. Past students faced the hike in student fees after the most recent economic crash, but now that … [Read more...] about Is free third-level education possible in Ireland?
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Roughly 10,000 students were on the streets of London 19 November to protest against cripplingly-high university fees and to demand free education. The march, organised by various groups including the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts, the Student Assembly Against Austerity and the Young Greens, began outside the University of London, and then made its way through the … [Read more...] about 10,000 in London to demand free education
‘Germany scraps tuition fees for all students’ is a pretty sweet headline to come across when you’re flicking through the internet. But, it’s a little misleading. Germany is a federal republic, and actually the state of Lower Saxony is where tuition fees have been abolished. And why hasn’t the rest of Germany followed suit, you ask? Because they’ve already been abolished … [Read more...] about Free-Uni Germany exposes weak logic behind university fees
Sometimes college life can seem as it will go on forever, with a number of students willing it to never end. This is why making the move from the student life into the working world can be a difficult transition. Many students have erratic sleeping patterns, unhealthy eating routines and for the lucky ones, not a care in the world. However once you enter a workplace, this … [Read more...] about Career Advice: Making the Move from Student to Professional