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Niamh Shields from Glen is a Media and English student in Dublin City University. She is the editor of online magazine HerCampus and a Donegal Woman columnist. Here, she shares advice on college experiences and life away from home.

College Corner: Keep calm, it’s the season finale 4 weeks ago

College Corner: Keep calm, it’s the season finale

By  •  Life

‘School and College years are the quickest years of your life, be sure and cherish them’

Young people out there will roll or have rolled their eyes at that comment. …
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College Corner: Life after Leaving Cert 2 months ago

College Corner: Life after Leaving Cert

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Results are out, you’re free!

Never did you think the day would come, you finally broke up with the old Leaving Certificate, what a messy relationship that was! With …
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College Corner: What I learned after leaving secondary school 6 months ago

College Corner: What I learned after leaving secondary school

By  •  Life

‘Secondary School, the best days of your life.’

My Dad’s favourite saying!

Secondary school student me, use to HATE that saying. Although my times in Loreto Community School Milford were …
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Applications for student grants open today 6 months ago

Applications for student grants open today

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SUSI are encouraging students, both new applicants and those progressing to the next year of their course, to make their application as soon as possible to assist in timely processing.


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College Corner: The ultimate guide to the CAO 9 months ago

College Corner: The ultimate guide to the CAO

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I loved my Leaving Cert as crazy as that sounds, but I did.

I loved being organised, getting into a study routine, being excited for the various events such as …
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Irish women more likely to have third-level education than men 12 months ago

Irish women more likely to have third-level education than men

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The report, titled “Women and Men in Ireland 2016”, finds that over half (55.1%) of women aged 25 – 34 have a third-level qualification, compared to just 42.9% of men …
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College Corner: A student’s guide to keeping calm during Leaving Cert year 1 year ago

College Corner: A student’s guide to keeping calm during Leaving Cert year

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Hi All,

Ah, the Leaving Certificate year, I still get cold sweats from thinking about the year itself.

It’s crazy to believe it has been two years since I tackled …
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2,285 Donegal students to receive Leaving Cert results today 1 year ago

2,285 Donegal students to receive Leaving Cert results today

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Across the country, 58,543 envelopes are waiting to be opened, with prospective students receiving CAO offers on Monday from 06:00 online. These will also issued by post, e-mail and SMS …
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Dearbhla Kelly wins award for encouraging event 1 year ago

Dearbhla Kelly wins award for encouraging event

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Dearbhla Kelly from Donegal Town has received the College Awareness Week award from Trinity College Dublin.

Dearbhla, an experienced career guidance counselor, was honoured for her work with Donegal County …
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