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Their generation - new youth lifestyle survey unveiled

Nearly one in three young people have concerns about their mental health - but most did not seek help from anyone, a new survey has revealed.

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Professor Patrick Johnston

Queen's University thank those who paid respects to Professor Patrick Johnston

Queen's University have thanked "all the students, staff and friends of the University who have paid their respects to Professor Patrick Johnston".
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Cortege passes Queen's University

Funeral cortege for Professor Patrick Johnston passes Queen's in tribute

The funeral has taken place for Queen's Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick Johnston..
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Queens University Belfast Vice-Chancellor Professor Patrick Johnston

University leader’s funeral set for Thursday

The vice-chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast will be laid to rest on Thursday after his sudden death on Sunday at the age of 58.

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Queens University Vice-Chancellor Patrick Johnston died suddenly on Sunday

Pioneering QUB leader Patrick Johnston ‘touched lives of so many’

The field of cancer research has suffered an “enormous loss” with the sudden death of Professor Patrick Johnston.

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A school desk

Police investigating 'threatening approach' to Bangor student

A Northern Ireland school has issued a notice to parents after one of their students experienced a 'suspicious approach' which left them distressed,
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Queen's University Belfast

Belfast researchers uncover new varieties of bowel cancer

Research led by Queen’s University in Belfast could improve the quality of life of bowel cancer patients.

Education
NICS Hockey Club delivered a coaching programme for children with learning difficulties with the support of Ulster Hockey and Playball

Free hockey coaching for children with learning difficulties proves big hit

Inclusion in sport was at the heart of a recent coaching initiative for children with learning difficulties undertaken by Northern Ireland Civil Service Hockey Club.

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The Duke of Edinburgh signs the visitor book following the Duke of Edinburgh's Award gold award presentations at Hillsborough Castle in Co Down.

Prince Philip enjoys 'very witty' chat with DOfE award group in Northern Ireland

The Duke of Edinburgh was in jovial form as he visited Northern Ireland officially for perhaps the last time.
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There is a need to create vacancies for teaching graduates in Northern Ireland

NI teacher loses High Court challenge

A school teacher has lost a High Court challenge to a scheme aimed to securing up to 120 jobs for newly-qualified members of the profession in Northern Ireland.

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Larne teenager is Ulster’s top student

Larne teenager is Ulster’s top student

Larne teenager David Byrne is Northern Ireland’s top student, according to examining body CEA.

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Queen's University Belfast

Wilson slams Queen’s over plans to ditch investment in fossil fuels

Queen’s University (QUB) has been accused of “taking the cowardly way out” when faced with pressure to stop investing its pension fund in fossil fuels.

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Teachers from the NASUWT take part in a one-day strike in November last year as part of a dispute over pay and workload

Teachers’ action on pay damaging pupils’ education: Wilson

Teachers’ unions in Northern Ireland must cease their industrial action or risk damaging children’s education, a DUP candidate has warned.

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The Duchess of Cornwall meets Primary 1 children in Dromore Central Primary School in Dromore Village in County Down, during her visit to Northern Ireland.

Camilla impressed by reading and writing lessons on school visit

The Duchess of Cornwall joked she had never seen better behaved children as she officially opened a school in Northern Ireland.
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College to move ahead with ‘new build’plans

College to move ahead with ‘new build’plans

Plans for a ‘new build’ of the Northern Regional College campus in Ballymena have taken a giant step forward, it has been revealed.

Education
Queen’s University has found a brilliant way of highlighting world famine

Queen’s University has found a brilliant way of highlighting world famine

A ‘hunger banquet’ has been organised at Queen’s University to highlight the millions of lives threatened by famine.

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Stock classroom image. Dozens of schools with 'sustainability issues' have been identified by the Education Authority in their 2017/18 action plan

IN FULL: Schools at risk of closure across Northern Ireland

Dozens of schools across Northern Ireland are facing ‘sustainability issues’ and may be in line for closure or amalgamation with other schools, according to a new action plan published by the Education Authority (EA).

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Arlene Foster

Irish language campaigners 'get good hearing from Arlene Foster'

Irish language activists received a good hearing from DUP leader Arlene Foster during a meeting on Thursday, campaigners said.

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DUP leader Arlene Foster speaks to members of the media following a meeting with a delegation of Irish language speakers at Our Lady's Grammar School in Newry

Gaeilge lesson in language appreciation for Arlene Foster

Arlene Foster was left feeling “uplifted” after meeting Irish language pupils in Co Down.

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UTU General Secretary Avril Hall-Callaghan

Parents and governors ‘must have final say’ on unisex toilets in NI schools

The introduction of unisex toilets in Northern Ireland’s school should only go ahead if parents and school governors are in full agreement, a teachers’ union has said.

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