Hibernia College returned to profit in 2018 as revenues rise

Posted in Governance and administration on February 5th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Online teacher training company Hibernia College returned to profit in 2018 to record pre-tax profits of €507,794. The company specialises in the provision of accredited, online third level courses for those seeking to teach …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 5 February]

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Unruly UCC students hit with €11k in fines

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on February 5th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Students of University College Cork (UCC) have paid almost €11,000 in fines as part of a new crackdown on antisocial behaviour. The new approach, involving university authorities and students themselves, has also seen the number of complaints from the public about antisocial behaviour linked to UCC’s Rag Week and Fresher’s Week events drop over the last two years …” (more)

[Eoin English, Irish Examiner, 5 February]

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Time for focus on science and research

Posted in Research on February 5th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Sir,– As we approach the formation of a new government of Ireland, in the immediate aftermath of the UK’s departure from the EU, it is imperative that the next government pursues policies to support and develop Ireland’s physics and wider science community …” (more)

[Yvonne Kavanagh, Irish Times, 5 February]

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