Access to low-cost funding crucial to expansion in higher education

Posted in Governance and administration on November 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Just last month NUI Galway was the latest university to benefit from a €60 million loan to help transform its campus. The money from the European Investment Bank (EIB), Europe’s long-term lending institution, will finance the construction of much-needed residences for hundreds of students and a new building for the college of medicine, nursing and health sciences …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 13 November]

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EIB confirms €60m backing for NUI Galway campus and completion of €675 million Irish university lending programme

Posted in Governance and administration on October 25th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The European Investment Bank will provide €60 million towards development of the NUI Galway campus. The first ever loan to the university from Europe’s long-term lending institution, agreed in Galway earlier today, will finance construction of campus developments including new student residences and a new building for the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences …” (more)

[European Investment Bank, 23 October]

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NUI Galway gets €60m loan for campus development

Posted in Governance and administration on October 23rd, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The European Investment Bank has agreed to lend €60 million to NUI Galway for campus development. It will help fund the construction of new student accommodation and a new building for the College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 23 October]

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RCSI signs €50m deal with European Investment Bank

Posted in Governance and administration on December 14th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“The RCSI and the European Investment Bank have signed a loan agreement worth €50 million for a significant investment in the College’s new 10-storey academic education building on York Street in Dublin, which has been welcomed by the Minister for Health …” (more)

[June Shannon, Irish Medical Times, 14 December]

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UCC secures loan for ‘largest investment in our history’

Posted in Governance and administration on November 24th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“University College Cork will sign a €100 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank on Thursday which will support a €241 million development plan for the university which currently caters for over 20,000 students …” (more)

[Barry Roche, Irish Times, 24 November]

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Maynooth University gets EIB backing for €153m campus expansion

Posted in Governance and administration on February 17th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“Maynooth University has announced a €153m investment to develop academic, research and residence facilities as part of its campus master plan. The investment is being backed by new support from the European Investment Bank (EIB), which will provide €76m for the scheme, alongside financing from university resources …” (more)

[Grainne Rothery, Business and Leadership, 17 February]

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University of Ulster secures £150m loan to help build Belfast campus

Posted in Governance and administration on January 10th, 2014 by steve

“The University of Ulster has secured £150m in loan finance to help build its new Belfast campus. The money was approved from the European Investment Bank (EIB) in December …” (more)

[Julian O’Neill, BBC News, 10 January]

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UL €100m loan agreement with EIB delivers flagship project to city centre

Posted in Governance and administration on December 10th, 2013 by steve

“The University of Limerick yesterday signed a €100 million loan agreement with the European Investment Bank to part-fund a €224m five-year development plan which will provide more than 700 construction jobs and nearly 300 full-time academic posts …” (more)

[Jimmy Woulfe, Irish Examiner, 10 December]

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University of Limerick secures €100m European loan

Posted in Governance and administration on July 26th, 2013 by steve

“The University of Limerick has announced that it has secured a €100m loan facility from the European Investment Bank to mount a major capital development plan …” (more)

[Alan Owens, Limerick Leader, 26 July]

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Government reverse decision on Sutherland School of Law cuts

Posted in Governance and administration on September 19th, 2012 by steve

“The UCD Sutherland School of Law, which is currently under construction, was saved from a cut in Government financing …” (more)

[Yvanne Kennedy, University Observer, 19 September]

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EIB provide €90 million for UCD campus development

Posted in Governance and administration on November 30th, 2011 by steve

“The European Investment Bank (EIB) will fund the development of six buildings on UCD campus, including the Sutherland School of Law, the Science Centre and student accommodation, as a part of its aim to support Ireland’s knowledge economy …” (more)

[Katie Hughes, University Observer, 29 November]

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