For Universities, Brexit’s Risks Aren’t Just Concerning – They May be Irreversible

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on January 13th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Last week, the government reassured Irish students travelling to study in Northern Ireland and the UK – and those coming in the opposite direction – that existing fee arrangements would be maintained for another year. In January of last year, 364 days ago and three weeks before the February CAO deadline, students starting in September 2019 got the same assurance …” (more)

[University Times, 12 January]

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With State Funding in Crisis, a Show of Startling Ambition from Universities

Posted in Governance and administration on January 13th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“This week saw the unveiling of ambitious new plans by NUI Galway (NUIG) to majorly revamp its campus in the coming years. Among the promises of NUIG’s latest strategic plan are another library, a new sports campus and the development of an innovation district – estimated to cost a hefty €200 million …” (more)

[University Times, 12 January]

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