Mental Health Policy

Posted in Governance and administration on November 27th, 2020 by steve

IrelandDenis Naughten (Roscommon-Galway, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the policy on mental health support services in relation to third level institutions; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 25 November]

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Third Level Fees – Coronavirus

Posted in Governance and administration on October 3rd, 2020 by steve

IrelandDenis Naughten (Roscommon-Galway, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if it will be ensured that college registration fees are reduced in line with the reduction in face-to-face contact with students by lecturers and blended learning; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 1 October]

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Student Accommodation

Posted in Governance and administration on July 17th, 2020 by steve

IrelandDenis Naughten (Roscommon-Galway, Independent): To ask the Minister for Finance if third-level student accommodation providers that have refused to refund accommodation costs to students forced to leave college due to the Covid-19 pandemic will not receive State Covid-19 supports; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil debates, 16 July]

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Student Accommodation – Rent Refunds

Posted in Governance and administration on July 16th, 2020 by steve

IrelandDenis Naughten (Roscommon-Galway, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the options open to third-level students whose private landlords refused to provide rent refunds to students forced to leave accommodation due to Covid-19; his plans to encourage landlords to provide refunds; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 14 July]

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Student Accommodation providers must offer refunds TD insists

Posted in Governance and administration on April 25th, 2020 by steve

“Student accommodation providers must provide refunds to people who had to leave college due to the Covid-19 pandemic a Galway TD has said. Roscommon-Galway TD Denis Naughten has said he’s received reports of several private student accommodation providers in Galway who will not refund rent to people who have been forced to leave due to Covid-19 …” (more)

[Briain Kelly, Galway Daily, 24 April]

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Third Level Participation

Posted in Governance and administration on April 23rd, 2015 by steve

IrelandDeputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of students attending third level colleges from each county in each of the past five years for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 21 April]

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Scientific Research

Posted in Research on March 26th, 2015 by steve

IrelandDeputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the steps he is taking to ensure Science Foundation Ireland continues to fund basic fundamental scientific research; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 26 March]

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Science Foundation Ireland Remit

Posted in Research on December 17th, 2014 by steve

IrelandDeputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation the steps he is taking to ensure that Science Foundation Ireland continues to fund basic fundamental scientific research; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann, 17 December]

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Student Grant Scheme Application Numbers

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on February 1st, 2013 by steve

Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of student grant applications that have been received by Student Universal Support Ireland on a county basis; the number that have been processed, awarded, paid, refused or awaiting decision to date; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 31 January]

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Student Grant Scheme Applications

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on December 14th, 2012 by steve

Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Education and Skills if he will confirm that all Student Universal Support Ireland applicants will have their payments backdated to the date of application or commencement of their course; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 13 December]

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Up to 50,000 students in the dark over their grants

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 29th, 2012 by steve

“More than 50,000 third-level students are still waiting to see if they will get a grant because a new online system is in chaos. The system was designed to speed up the process but instead only one in 16 grant applications has been approved …” (more)

[Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 27 October]

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Bogus student visas being promoted by Govt inaction – Naughten

Posted in Legal issues on February 12th, 2010 by steve

“The fact that people are working in Ireland on bogus student visas, as seen in reports today (Friday), has been facilitated by Minister Dermot Ahern’s failure to reform the student visa system according to Fine Gael Immigration & Integration Spokesman, Denis Naughten TD …” (more)

[Fine Gael, 12 February]

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