Gender Balance – SFI

Posted in Research on June 23rd, 2018 by steve

Fiona O’Loughlin (Kildare South, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the progress in achieving more gender balance in funded research under Science Foundation Ireland’s Agenda 2020 strategy; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 21 June]

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Technological Universities Bill: Committee Stage

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on November 21st, 2017 by steve

IrelandFiona O’Loughlin (Kildare South, Fianna Fail): It is proposed that we group a number of the amendments together. Amendments Nos 1, 14, 24, 63, 145, 180 and 199 are related and will be discussed together …” (more)

[Select Committee on Education and Skills, 15 November]

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Government should support students in Direct Provision progress to third level – O’Loughlin

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on August 18th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Equality, Immigration and Integration Fiona O’Loughlin TD has raised concern over the treatment of second level students in Direct Provision who wish to progress to third level …” (more)

[Fianna Fáil, 17 August]

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 24th, 2017 by steve

IrelandFiona O’Loughlin (Kildare South, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the similar third level courses (details supplied) in different universities that are not both eligible for SUSI; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 23 March]

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Student Accommodation

Posted in Governance and administration on March 10th, 2017 by steve

IrelandFiona O’Loughlin (Kildare South, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to outline his plans to combat the accommodation crisis for students attending UCD in 2017-18; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 7 March]

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Third Level Admissions Assistance – Asylum Seekers

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 23rd, 2017 by steve

IrelandFiona O’Loughlin (Kildare South, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the way he will facilitate greater access to third level education for young asylum seekers as recommended in the McMahon report in 2015; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 21 February]

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Third Level Funding – Research

Posted in Research on January 20th, 2017 by steve

IrelandFiona O’Loughlin (Kildare South, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if funds will be allocated in 2017 for research in third level institutions; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 17 January]

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‘Other options’ on high college fees

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on December 9th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“The chairwoman of the Oireachtas committee which will make the crucial recommendation on whether students will be expected to pay back higher college fees insists that other options will also be considered …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 9 December]

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