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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Minister’s position kept open – but 50 GMIT jobs slashed

Posted in Governance and administration on May 13th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“A Government Minister’s teaching position at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) will not be axed in the swingeing cutbacks planned at the third level college. GMIT is planning to slash up to 50 jobs through a series of redundancies, non-replacement of staff who retire and non-renewal of temporary contracts …” (more)

[Dara Bradley, Connacht Tribune, 13 May]

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Student Grant Scheme Eligibility – Irish citizens born abroad

Posted in Fees, access and admissions on April 16th, 2016 by steve

IrelandSeán Canney (Galway East, Independent): To ask the Minister for Education and Skills the reason children born in the US who are Irish citizens face prohibitive costs by comparison with children born here in respect of accessing student grants and free fees; her plans to amend this situation; and if she will make a statement on the matter …” (more)

[Dáil Written answers, 14 April]

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