Marino Institute of Education

Posted in Governance and administration on October 15th, 2021 by steve

IrelandPaul Kehoe (Wexford, Fine Gael): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if an educational institute (details supplied) is under his Department’s remit; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 14 October]

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Concerns that SUSI grants system is failing students

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Life on October 15th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“At lunchtime today, the main quad at TU Dublin’s new Grangegorman campus was buzzing with students. A welcome sight given the devastation of campus life last year. However, a lecturer who works at the college told me that the college is concerned that not all students are throwing themselves back into college life as they once would have …” (more)

[Emma O Kelly, RTÉ News, 14 October]

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UL President expresses disappointment at the exclusion of Limerick Northern Distributor Road from NDP

Posted in Governance and administration on October 15th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“University of Limerick (UL) President Professor Kerstin Mey has expressed disappointment at the exclusion of the Limerick Northern Distributor Road from the revised national Development Plan published by the Government recently …” (more)

[Roisin Ni Shuilleabhain, Limerick Voice, 14 October]

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Fall in number of third level students eligible for SUSI grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on October 15th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The number of third level students being deemed eligible to receive State SUSI grants continues to fall, while numbers attending college continue to rise, data received by RTÉ News shows …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 14 October]

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Access to Third Level

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 15th, 2021 by steve

IrelandBernard Durkan (Kildare North, Fine Gael): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills his plans to ensure continued access to third level for all students seeking to avail of third-level education; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 13 October]

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WIT Waterford Campus

Posted in Governance and administration on October 15th, 2021 by steve

IrelandMatt Shanahan (Waterford, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if a commitment will be given that funding and development for the WIT campus at Waterford will proceed regardless of other developmental issues that may arise in the other campus areas of Carlow and Wexford with respect to the revised National Development Plan which stipulates expansion of the WIT campus area; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 13 October]

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