Irish third-level colleges generate €4 for each €1 spent

Posted in Governance and administration on December 28th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Third-level colleges generate €4 for every €1 they spend, and seven jobs for each person they employ, a study suggests. The jobs impact of Dublin’s three universities is higher on the capital than the impact other universities have on their regions …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 28 December]

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Higher education’s contribution to Irish economy tops €10 billion a year

Posted in Research on December 28th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The Republic of Ireland’s higher education institutions contribute €10.6 billion (£7.8 billion) a year to the country’s economy, a new study indicates. The report by economists from Trinity College Dublin also found that higher education supports 150,000 jobs in the country …” (more)

[Jack Grove, Times Higher Education, 28 December]

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Rebranding Trinity College Dublin

Posted in Governance and administration on April 1st, 2014 by steve

“April the first seems like as good a day as any to open a thread on the recent TCD rebranding initiative, which according to Brian Lucey cost the cash-strapped university around €100,000. A few questions arise …” (more)

[Kevin O’Rourke, Irish Economy, 1 April]

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Academics to continue using TCD’s traditional name despite rebranding

Posted in Governance and administration on March 28th, 2014 by steve

“Staff and students at Trinity College Dublin have complained about a lack of consultation over a decision by the university to rebrand itself under a new name for official communications …” (more)

[Joe Humphreys, Irish Times, 28 March]

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