Students’ union calls for cap on registration fees

Ireland“The Union of Students in Ireland has called for a cap on registration fees for third-level students following a warning that they would have to rise to maintain quality of services and avoid a funding crisis. USI vice-president Dan O’Neill said yesterday: ‘The 67 per cent rise in fees [this year] was a hard hit for students and families. Everybody has to take a hit, but we’ve already taken one. Student fees have increased by 124 per cent since 2002’ …” (more)

[Orla Tinsley, Irish Times, 30 October]

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