Sexual consent support hub set up for third-level students from autumn

Posted in Governance and administration on July 19th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“A new online sexual consent support hub will be available for third-level students and staff when the new academic year begins in the autumn. The digital hub aims to improve sexual consent awareness and understanding on university campuses in Ireland. It will contain material including eLearning resources on consent, video series and training resources for advocates and young people …” (more)

[Jade Wilson, Irish Times, 19 July]

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Sexual consent guidance for students online from September

Posted in Governance and administration on July 18th, 2021 by steve

Ireland“An online hub to inform third-level students about sexual consent will be launched tomorrow and go live at the beginning of the academic year in September. It is part of a wider national campaign on consent initiated by the Department of Justice …” (more)

[Ali Bracken, Independent, 18 July]

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Galway TDs Call for Review of NUIG Repeat Exam Fees

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on July 14th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Galway TDs have called for NUI Galway (NUIG) to review its €295 repeat exam fee, in light of the complications that the coronavirus caused for students sitting exams this year. The university has come under fire from NUI Galway Students’ Union (NUIGSU) over the exam fee, which NUIGSU said should be waived this year …” (more)

[Cormac Watson, University Times, 14 July]

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Horizon 2020

Posted in Research on November 18th, 2014 by steve

IrelandMinister of State at the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (Deputy Damien English): I thank the Cathaoirleach for the opportunity to speak on this important programme for Ireland. Horizon 2020 is a very important issue and I am glad we have a chance to discuss it here in the Seanad …” (more)

[Seanad Éireann, 18 November]

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