The Week Ahead

Posted in Life on August 23rd, 2020 by steve

Ireland“On Friday I finished correcting the batch of Repeat examinations that were within my remit. I think the other staff have done likewise. All the marks now get uploaded and cross-checked and before another meeting of the Exam Board the year’s examination process to an end …” (more)

[In the Dark, 23 August]

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Dublin City University and University of Limerick are among Irish universities offering students short term renting on campus

Posted in Governance and administration on August 23rd, 2020 by steve

Ireland“A number of colleges and universities across Ireland are planning to offer short-term rentals to students who will be completing the majority of their studies for the next academic year online. The Minister for Further Education Simon Harris asked that student accommodation providers, both university and privately owned, offer students flexible accommodation options if they do not need to attend classes in person this year …” (more)

[Shauna Ledwidge, The College View, 22 August]

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Ireland has dazzling opportunity to lead on climate change

Posted in Governance and administration on August 23rd, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Our universities stepped up in the fight against Covid-19 and now their vast potential should be harnessed to tackle the environmental challenge …” (more)

[Deirdre Lillis, Business Post, 19 August]

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