Level of student grants ‘should increase significantly’

Ireland“Significant increases in the grants paid to students and restoring supports for postgraduate students have been recommended by the expert group on third-level funding. The Cassells report on third-level funding says student grants should be increased. It says that the poorest families should benefit from the more significant hikes in rates in order to help address the difficulties faced by students, particularly those studying away from home …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 14 July]

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