Colleges explore quota to boost student numbers from North following drop-off in numbers

Ireland“Universities are exploring ways of boosting the number of students from Northern Ireland attending college in the Republic following alarm over a drop-off in numbers. Ideas under consideration include a quota of places set aside for students from the North who accept college places on a deferred basis or moves to boost A-level results in line with Leaving Cert grades …” (more)

[Carl O’Brien, Irish Times, 30 August]

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