Debating fees

“I was a guest speaker last night at Trinity College’s University Philosophical Society, participating in a debate on the return of tuition fees. Speaking with me was the Provost of TCD, John Hegarty, and against us was Ruairi Quinn of the Labour Party, and an officer of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). Not surprisingly the vote at the end was against the return of fees, but it was not an overwhelming one, and a significant number of students spoke on the same side of the argument as me; though I would not necessarily have agreed with everything they were saying …” (more)

[Ferdinand von Prondzynski, University Blog, 16 January]

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