Category : Fees, access and admissions

Trinity students plan to escalate Book of Kells protests
Simon Harris says ‘significant expansion’ of courses outside CAO is coming next year with financial perks
Barriers to students crossing Border for third-level study must be removed – ESRI
Students urged to seek €500 fee subsidy, as only one in four have applied
Urgent revision of CAO points system is a core challenge for higher education
Times of Offers
CAO: 60% of courses see fall in point requirements
CAO 2023: Five take-aways on this year’s points trends
Colleges explore quota to boost student numbers from North following drop-off in numbers
CAO 2023: Points for nursing, medicine and health courses may drop
Leaving Cert grade inflation needs to be unwound in coming years, Minister says
Leaving Cert: Colleges want significant reforms, including earlier release of results
Leaving Cert results 2023: Minister steps in to ensure another year of bumper results will keep CAO points sky-high
Call for tougher Leaving Cert grading as university dropout rates climb
Simon Harris says Leaving Cert isn’t ‘cruel’ but there is ‘an obsession with the points race’
TUI calls for two-year master’s in education to be halved to tackle staffing crisis
Funding the Future – An annual options paper on the cost of higher education
Reduction in college fees and increase in students grants under consideration for Budget
Simon Harris confirms Ukrainian students will have access to fee and grant supports
Sinn Féin write to Simon Harris regarding access of northern students to universities in the south