Waterford councillors demand action on Technological University for the South East

Posted in Governance and administration on July 7th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“The Labour Party in Waterford is calling for a time limit to be put on the Technological University for the South East (TUSE). Alternatively, Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) alone should be encouraged to establish a Waterford University under the Universities Act 1997 …” (more)

[Waterford Live, 6 July]

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Students need fairer grants system

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on July 7th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Sir, – The priority closing date for 2020 college grant applications is this Thursday (July 9th). The Student Universal Support Ireland service assesses gross family income from all sources in the previous calendar year, 2019, to determine student grant eligibility …” (more)

[Billy Ryle, Irish Times, 7 July]

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Universities criticised for ‘tokenistic’ support for Black Lives Matter

Posted in Governance and administration on July 7th, 2020 by steve

“More than 300 academics and students have criticised universities for their ‘tokenistic and superficial’ support for the Black Lives Matter movement given their poor record on tackling institutional racism …” (more)

[David Batty, Guardian, 6 July]

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UCC Sports Facilities opening in phased capacity

Posted in Governance and administration on July 7th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“In line with Government COVID-19 Policy and return to play (RTP) protocol, UCC is pleased to announce that it will begin the phased reopening of its outdoor facilities from Monday 13th July 2020 …” (more)

[UCC, 6 July]

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