Protest over rise in NI university fees

“Students have protested at planned increases in university fees at the campuses of Queen’s and the University of Ulster. They are calling for the rise in charges for undergraduate courses, due for implementation in the next college year, to be cancelled. Rallies were held at the main campus of Queen’s University, Belfast and at the Coleraine, Jordanstown and Derry’s Magee campuses of the University of Ulster. Students want the abolition of student fees and are pressing in the first instance for a planned rise in fees to be called off …” (more)

[Dan Keenan, Irish Times, 3 December]

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