USI Calls for €1,000 Fee Reduction in Budget 2022

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 5th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is to call for the student contribution charge to be reduced by €1,000 in its submission to the government ahead of Budget 2022 …” (more)

[Mairead Maguire, University Times, 5 October]

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NUI Galway among universities set to lose combined commercial revenue of €40 million

Posted in Governance and administration on October 5th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“NUI Galway is among the eight Irish universities set to lose a combined €40 million in commercial income in the current academic year. These figures come from estimates by eight universities across the country including NUI Galway, University of Limerick and Trinity College Dublin, with the figures set to reach €270 million overall …” (more)

[Caoimhe Killeen, SIN, 5 October]

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Ministers Harris and Collins welcome launch of new National Development Plan

Posted in Governance and administration on October 5th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris and Minister of State Niall Collins have today welcomed the publication today of the new National Development Plan (NDP). The revised NDP provides for Exchequer investment of nearly €2.9 billion in further and higher education infrastructure, research and innovation, over the five year period 2021-2025 …” (more)

[DFHERIS, 4 October]

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