Students hit out at ‘college is too cheap’ comment by UCC President

Posted in Governance and administration on November 20th, 2021 by steve

Ireland” University College Cork’s president, John O’Halloran, told the Irish Examiner last week that he believes that an ‘honest conversation’ should be had about the price of college. O’Halloran stated that this was ‘cheap’ in comparison to some private secondary schools …” (more)

[Christine O’Mahony, The College View, 20 November]

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College to move ahead with both in-person and online exams

Posted in Teaching on November 20th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“College has provided ‘clarification’ on the plans for Michaelmas Term assessments, but has not pledged to reintroduce mitigation measures or cancel in-person exams …” (more)

[Jack Kennedy and Sarah Emerson, Trinity News, 19 November]

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New university town would be worth billions to local economy

Posted in Governance and administration on November 20th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The designation of a 260-acre site bordering the University of Limerick campus as a strategic development zone would clear the way for a project worth more than €1.5 billion a year to the local economy. That’s according to the university’s Founding President Dr Ed Walsh …” (more)

[Limerick Post, 18 November]

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