UCD president announces intention to resign to take up new role in Australia

Posted in Governance and administration on December 6th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“University College Dublin president, Andrew Deeks, has announced his intention to resign from the position in April 2022. Prof Deeks said following his resignation, he will take up the role of vice-chancellor at Murdoch University in his hometown of Perth, Western Australia …” (more)

[Shauna Bowers, Irish Times, 6 December]

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Third-level students to receive free Covid-19 antigen tests

Posted in Governance and administration on December 6th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The Government is to provide free Covid-19 antigen tests for third-level students in a bid to encourage their use on college campuses. Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris will today announce a €9 million fund for further and higher education institutions to provide tests to students …” (more)

[Pat Leahy, Irish Times, 6 December]

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University of Limerick to provide free period products on campus

Posted in Governance and administration on December 6th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“The University of Limerick has announced that it will provide free period products on-campus. The initiative was started by UL students who created the Any Time of the Month campaign in the fight against period poverty. UL President Professor Kerstin Mey said …” (more)

[Frances Watkins, Limerick Leader, 4 December]

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