Third Level Charges: Student Contribution Charge

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on July 1st, 2017 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Solidarity): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will reduce the student contribution charge in third level education; his views on an organisation’s (details supplied) call for the charge to be reduced by a minimum of €250; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 29 June]

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Third Level Funding: Mental Health Services

Posted in Governance and administration on July 1st, 2017 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Solidarity): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will increase funding for mental health services in third level colleges; and his views on the call by an organisation (details supplied) for a €3 million per annum ring-fenced budget for student counselling and supports …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 29 June]

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Third Level Fees

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on March 3rd, 2017 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Anti-Austerity Alliance): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if he will oppose an end to the free fees scheme and abolish the student registration charges in view of the recent figures on the number of students in receipt of grants in third level institutions (details supplied); and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 2 March]

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‘We cannot take this anymore’ – Thousands of students take to the streets of Dublin

Posted in Governance and administration on October 19th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“Thousands of students took to the streets of Dublin today calling for more Government funding for third-level education and protesting against an introduction of college fees. Chants calling for free education and no college fees were heard as the students marched down O’Connell Street and the North Quays towards the square close to Government Buildings …” (more)

[TheJournal.ie, 19 October]

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Third Level Funding – Cost to Students

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on October 5th, 2016 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Anti-Austerity Alliance): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if, in view of the Union of Students in Ireland survey (details supplied) showing 87% of students feared leaving third level education due to the cost of education, he will implement policies to reduce the cost of education for students; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 4 October]

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Third Level Charges – Student Contribution Charge

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 1st, 2016 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Anti-Austerity Alliance): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the cost to the State of abolishing the student contribution charge for third level education …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 27 September]

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Third Level Fees – Postgraduate Courses

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 1st, 2016 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Anti-Austerity Alliance): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the cost to the State of abolishing fees for postgraduate courses …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 27 September]

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Third Level Fees – Cassells Report

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on July 16th, 2016 by steve

IrelandMattie McGrath (Tipperary, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the proposals he is considering with respect to a change in the existing third level fee arrangements; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 14 July]

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Student Accommodation

Posted in Governance and administration on June 10th, 2016 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Anti-Austerity Alliance): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills to provide assistance to the Dublin students union in the National University of Ireland in its proposed publicity campaign related to rent-a-room accommodation …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 8 June]

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Student Accommodation

Posted in Governance and administration on September 26th, 2015 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Socialist Party): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills given that there are fewer than 3,000 purpose-built student accommodation places and approximately 80,000 students in the Dublin area, the steps she will take to address the shortage of purpose-built student accommodation …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 24 September]

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Gender Balance

Posted in Governance and administration on December 12th, 2014 by steve

IrelandRuth Coppinger (Dublin West, Socialist Party): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the measures she will implement to bring a higher representation of women in senior positions in the universities and institutes of technology …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 10 December]

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Third Level Participation

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on September 27th, 2014 by steve

IrelandDeputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Education and Skills the percentage of school leavers progressing to third level; and if she will distinguish between institutes of technology, universities and other colleges …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 25 September]

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Third Level Fees – abolition

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on July 20th, 2014 by steve

Deputy Ruth Coppinger asked the Minister for Education and Skills the cost to remove all fees, including registration fees, for third level education …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 17 July]

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