Higher education has hardly featured in the general election campaign so far.
If Fine Gael really wanted students to vote, it wouldn't hold an election the week before a new register of electors kicks in, writes Cormac Watson.
Ahead of the election, Faye Curran looks back at the words and deeds of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael when it comes to third-level education in Ireland.
USI's manifesto also argues for free public transport for students and legal protections for asylum seekers in formal education.
Students deserve policies worth voting for in the upcoming general election. So far, we've not seen much, writes Aoife Kearins.
Donnelly, who announced his campaign today, is the youngest general election candidate in the country.
The dissolution of the Dáil will put pressure on higher education lobby groups to make third-level a significant issue for voters.
USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick demanded that the government ensure voters registered in the last year will be automatically able to vote.
The veteran activist says he wants to "break the cycle of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael rule" in Ireland.
Dominic McGrath and Sinéad Loftus profile 20 Trinity students and graduates running in today's general election.