College fees options emerge

Ireland“The long-awaited report setting out the options for the reintroduction of third-level fees was finally circulated to cabinet members last week – almost a year after it was first mooted by the education minister last August. Yesterday, it was revealed that a college loan plan – favoured by Batt O’Keeffe, the Minister for Education – would cost students a minimum of €21,000. The report suggests fees of €5,715 for arts and commerce and €7,272 for nursing and engineering …” (more)

[Martha Kearns, Sunday Business Post, 12 July]

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