College Life

Don’t Let The Mocks Make a Mockery of You

After months of procrastinating and pretending the Leaving Cert exams are a very distant problem, the Mocks are wrapping up and the Orals are only a month away. It’s time to kick into action but

TD Seán Kyne Officially Opens NUIG Student Village

National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)’s new student accommodation complex was officially opened on Friday by TD Seán Kyne. The complex, called Goldcrest Village, was built specially to

NUI Galway Accommodation Price Hikes

The price of student accommodation in Galway continues to rise, with some prices increasing by 20% for the 2019/2020 academic year. This is the case with Menlo Park apartments in Galway, a privately

Expert Tips & Tricks For Students Filling Out CAO

Completing the CAO can be a daunting experience for many but it doesn’t have to be that way. At this stage, it gives students time to focus with plenty of opportunity to revisit over the coming

Proposed Student Loans Scheme Pushed Back Another Year

The proposed student loan scheme which seeks to increase funding for Higher Education was pushed back by at least a year earlier this month. The Department of Education referred the scheme to the

Opinion Piece: Before or After Christmas - When is the Best Time For Exams?

No matter what time of the year it is, exam season is stressful, demanding, and in some cases all round traumatic period for students. The fact that they fall around Christmas time is even crueller;