Student Support Schemes – Students With Disabilities

Posted in Governance and administration on November 28th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“John Brassil (Kerry, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the policies being developed to ensure that students with disabilities can complete their university education without incurring fees for deferring some of their coursework; and if a plan that would allocate funds to allow additional time for students with visual and hearing impairments and who use wheelchairs to complete their university degree will be supported …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 26 November]

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Higher Education Institution – Students With Disabilities

Posted in Fees, access and admissions, Governance and administration on November 23rd, 2019 by steve

IrelandJohn Brassil (Kerry, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the timeframe in which students with disabilities that are wheelchair users, visually impaired and hearing impaired could complete their degree course will be extended by at least one extra year without incurring extra costs or fees; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 21 November]

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on September 20th, 2019 by steve

IrelandJohn Brassil (Kerry, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if the SUSI grant income threshold for families will be increased to the same amount as the affordable childcare scheme to reflect the growing costs of college education and rental accommodation for students in view of an announcement (details supplied) by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 18 September]

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Third Level Data – Irish Students in the UK

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on July 7th, 2016 by steve

IrelandJohn Brassil (Kerry, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the number of Irish students in third level education in the United Kingdom; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 5 July]

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Third Level Education – Increased Demand post-Brexit

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on July 7th, 2016 by steve

IrelandJohn Brassil (Kerry, Fianna Fail): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the strategies the Irish education system put in place to cope with the inevitably increased demand on the third level education system, given that fewer students will now be able to choose the United Kingdom option for third level education; and if he will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil written answers, 5 July]

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