‘Identify other students willing to take action’ – NCAD protesters at TCD

Posted in Governance and administration on April 1st, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The organisers of this month’s protests at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) have urged Trinity class reps to pursue direct action against college management following the passing of new and increased student charges last week …” (more)

[Catherine Healy, Trinity News, 31 March]

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Board Approves Student Charges, But With Some Concessions

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on March 25th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The College Board have approved a set of student charges originally proposed last June, but with several concessions, such as the withdrawal of plans to introduce a €250 fee for sitting supplemental exams …” (more)

[Sinéad Baker, University Times, 25 March]

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Direct action likely if looming student charges approved

Posted in Governance and administration on March 24th, 2015 by steve

Ireland“The incoming president of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (SU), Lynn Ruane, has said that she would look to some form of direct action if proposed new student charges are approved tomorrow by the College Board …” (more)

[Andrew O’Donovan, Trinity News, 24 March]

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Third Level Charges

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on June 17th, 2011 by steve

Senator Paschal Mooney: I welcome the Minister of State to the House. While my question is simple there is a certain complexity behind it. The first indication that the student charge was going to be increased came prior to Christmas when, ironically, a question was tabled by the now Minister for Education and Skills, Deputy Ruairí Quinn …” (more)

[Seanad Éireann, 15 June]

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