Technological University for South East on track for September 2019 – Aylward

Posted in Governance and administration, Legal issues on May 30th, 2018 by steve

“Fianna Fáil TD for Carlow–Kilkenny Bobby Aylward has welcomed a statement from the Higher Education Authority (HEA) of Ireland that they anticipate a technological university status application for the South East by the end of September this year. The information was revealed at yesterday’s meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) following a question by Deputy Aylward …” (more)

[Fianna Fáil, 25 May]

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Absence of university ‘not affecting jobs’ in Kilkenny

Posted in Governance and administration on October 21st, 2017 by steve

Ireland“The chief executive of the Industrial Development Agency says Kilkenny has two Institute of Technologies which is delivering a ‘flow of skills’ after a local TD expressed concern the county was disadvantaged in terms of job creation by its lack of a third level institution …” (more)

[Darren Hassett, Kilkenny People, 20 October]

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Minister must reverse cuts to back to education support – Aylward

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on September 17th, 2016 by steve

Ireland“Fianna Fáil TD for Carlow–Kilkenny Bobby Aylward says changes to the Back to Education Allowance Scheme are severely impacting on students who are already under significant financial pressure …” (more)

[Fianna Fáil, 16 September]

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