Thousands of students apply for hardship funds to help pay for rising rents

Ireland“Thousands of students have applied for hardship funding from colleges amid a backdrop of unrest in universities over hikes to on-campus rents. Latest figures indicate that at least 14,000 students have applied for funding totalling €9 million from the Student Assistance Fund in the current academic year …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 9 March]

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