Higher education and options

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on August 21st, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – Laura Harmon (Letters, August 17th) clearly makes the point that university education should be universally available as a matter of justice, but what she does not say is that if we fail in making it so, we, as a nation, are wasting the intellectual and creative assets present among those who cannot afford current university fees …” (more)

[Patrick Davey, Irish Times, 21 August]

When ‘girl students’ joined the priests-to-be in Maynooth

Posted in Research on August 21st, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Ireland, May 1969, and St Patrick’s College in Maynooth, Co Kildare, was causing a stir. An Irish Times journalist paid a visit to the seminary, founded in 1795, and now separate to what became Maynooth University …” (more)

[Una Mullally, Irish Times, 20 August]

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UL’s Kemmy Business School awarded prestigious international accreditation

Posted in Governance and administration on August 21st, 2019 by steve

Ireland“University of Limerick’s Kemmy Business School has been awarded a prestigious global accreditation, joining the top 5% of international business schools recognised by AACSB – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business …” (more)

[Limerick Post, 20 August]

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