HEA: 36% Of Students Struggling Financially

36% of Irish students are suffering from serious or very serious financial problems, with mature students more likely to have financial issues than others, a Higher Education Authority (HEA) report has revealed. The HEA’s report, part of an EU initiative, surveyed over 20,000 students at all degree levels in various higher education institutions in Ireland….

Universities to lose funding if more women are not promoted

A new taskforce has been launched by the Higher Education Authority (HEA), in order to promote gender equality in Irish universities. The taskforce comes as a result of several reports that condemned the current gender imbalance in our third level institutions. Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, has launched the taskforce which…

Sexpress – Issue 1

Welcome to the newest venture of the Express, the UCC Sexpress! We have come together to bring a page of advice for all things sex related. In an age where the internet has so many answers for everything, it is becoming ever so easy to feel misinformed; whether it be by the bad advice your…