Budget 2017: Extra funds for higher education after decade of cuts

Ireland“Higher education is set to receive the first significant funding increase next year after almost a decade of cuts. Minister for Education Richard Bruton said an additional €36.5 million will be invested in the sector this year. The sum, however, falls well short of the €100 million which many say is needed to significantly boost the standing of the sector …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 11 October]

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