Additional college places needed to match demand – Mayo TD

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on June 7th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Mayo TD Rose Conway-Walsh has called on the government to stop downplaying the scale of the increase of applicants to the CAO and to take action to make additional places available. The Sinn Féin spokesperson for Further and Higher Education, Conway-Walsh stated: ‘The Leaving Cert results being delayed until September 3 will be very stressful news for students and their families …'” (more)

[Connaught Telegraph, 6 June]

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Gender Equality Enhancement Fund

Posted in Governance and administration on June 7th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The HEA is launching its call for applications to the Gender Equality Enhancement Fund 2021. The aim of this fund is to advance gender equality initiatives in Irish higher education. Applications under the Fund will open on Friday, June 4, and the deadline for submission of applications will be 12 noon on Friday, September 24, 2021 …” (more)

[Maura O’Shea, HEA, 4 June]

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