History, Languages, and the Public University

Posted in Life on June 13th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Regardless of the Pandemic, Europe is in deep trouble and so is the Public University. In this context, European Language & Literature departments need to make common anti-amnesiac cause with university History departments. Consider two salient facts. First, the way Irish current and cultural affairs are commented upon by academic voices in the Irish media …” (more)

[In a Strange Land, 13 June]

No increase to third-level fees in next government, sources say

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

Ireland“There will be no increase to third-level fees under the next government, according to talks sources. It’s understood Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and the Green Party have agreed, that despite calls from some within the sector to increase fees in order to protect Irish universities, there will be no additional fees for irish students …” (more)

[Aoife Moore and Daniel McConnell, Irish Examiner, 12 June]

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Trinity ranked 191st by the Irish Times Top 1,000 companies in turnover

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

Ireland“In the Irish Times Top 1,000 Companies today, Trinity has been ranked 191st in Ireland by turnover and 49th by number of employees. This makes College the second largest non-profit business in the Republic of Ireland …” (more)

[Shannon Connolly, Trinity News, 12 June]

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