Part-time students could get access to loan scheme

Ireland“Part-time students could be included in a loans scheme to cover tuition fees instead of paying the entire cost up-front, under one option in a report presented by Education Minister Batt O’Keeffe to fellow Cabinet members. The document outlines five main options on the funding of third-level tuition, for which the Government pays more than €300 million a year under the free fees initiative introduced in the mid-1990s …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 8 July]

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