Investigation into high levels of cancer among staff at Ulster University

Posted in Governance and administration on December 1st, 2018 by steve

“An investigation has found that a Ulster University campus was not responsible for high levels of cancer among staff. The BBC has reported that a Northern Ireland Cancer Registry (NICR) investigation found insufficient evidence that the Jordanstown campus was responsible for causing higher than average levels of cancer among the staff …” (more)

[Belfast Telegraph, 30 November]

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She was homeless at 12. In college at 20

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on December 1st, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Five people describe the obstacles they have overcome to make it to third-level. When Emma Lockwood was growing up in Dublin’s north inner city, she could see two versions of her future mapped out in front of her: have a baby or do a Fás course …” (more)

[Jennifer O’Connell, Irish Times, 1 December]