National Student Accommodation Strategy

Posted in Governance and administration on July 26th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“6,691 PBSA Bed Spaces Completed by End Q2, 2019. Continued progress towards Student Accommodation goals. The Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD and the Minister of State with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development, Damien English TD today, as part of Project Ireland 2040, released the end Q2 2019 progress report …” (more)

[Department of Education and Skills, 26 July]

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Are you a student looking for a place to rent in Ireland? Tell us your story

Posted in Life on July 26th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“The Irish Times is looking to speak with third-level students who rent accommodation or are seeking somewhere to rent for the upcoming academic year. This week, with many third-level students having already begun the search for a place to stay …” (more)

[Irish Times, 26 July]

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Third-level funding €138m ‘less than what is required’

Posted in Governance and administration on July 26th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Third-level funding stands at €138m less than what is needed to cater for rapidly expanding student numbers, Ireland’s seven universities have warned. Despite increasing by €189m since 2015, inadequate State funding is directly impacting Irish higher-level education ‘as evidenced by a fall in international rankings’, according to the Irish Universities Association (IUA) …” (more)

[Jess Casey, Irish Examiner, 26 July]

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