Student Grant Scheme Application Numbers

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on December 9th, 2012 by steve

Deputy John McGuinness asked the Minister for Education and Skills if applications for student grants to Student Universal Support Ireland will be granted without delay in view of the fact that students need to sit exams and cannot do so until they have received their grant and paid their fees; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Éireann Written Answers, 6 December]

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Student deal with Brazil could be worth €136m

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on October 12th, 2012 by steve

“A €136m boost to colleges and the economy could result from a deal to send thousands of Brazilian students here over the next four years.In addition to the 1,500 post-graduate places funded by the Brazilian government announced in June, this initiative will see up to 4,000 more being given a chance to study in Ireland …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 12 October]

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CIT pres becomes chair of Institutes of Technology Ireland

Posted in Governance and administration on January 11th, 2011 by steve

“CIT’s President, Dr Brendan Murphy, has been elected chair of the Institutes of Technology Ireland (IOTI), the representative body of Ireland’s thirteen institutes of technology for this year …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 10 January]

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