Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science: Statements

Posted in Governance and administration on March 11th, 2021 by steve

IrelandSimon Harris (Wicklow, Fine Gael): I am delighted to be here today again addressing Dáil Éireann on the work of the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. We have been working very hard in recent months to establish a new Department. Indeed, the Department was only formally set up in law last August and we have tried to pursue an ambitious agenda of work since then …” (more)

[Dáil debates, 10 March]

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Student Grants: SUSI criteria should be reviewed during COVID-19 – says TD

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on April 27th, 2020 by steve

“Student Universal Support Ireland is better known as SUSI, and is the agency which processes applications for students grants. Fianna Fáil TD for Cork North West Aindrias Moynihan says the financial criteria used in the SUSI application process should be reviewed this year in light of the huge financial impact which the COVID-19 pandemic has had on family incomes …” (more)

[Elaine Murphy, TheCork.ie, 27 April]

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