Charging €3,000 to access further education ‘is unthinkable’

Ireland“There has been a creeping sense among students over the past number of years that the higher education sector in Ireland is moving its focus from education to profit. From the wave of rent increases across campuses earlier this year to the repeated fee increases and exploitation of international students, the emerging trend is that third-level institutions are now seen as businesses, with students as their customers …” (more)

[Cian Kelly-Lyth, Irish Times, 18 September]

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