The announcement follows revelations of financial mismanagement and issues of poor governance in a number of universities
Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton, has announced that the Minister’s powers will expand to allow him to appoint investigators to look into issues of concern in higher education institutions.
This announcement follows revelations of financial mismanagement and issues …
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hired Professor Patrick Geoghegan, a Historian at Trinity College, to assist him in speechwriting, research and other issues. Prof. Geoghegan is on sabbatical in Trinity College and will be given a leave of absence to join …
Non EU/EEA Masters and PhD students can now remain in Ireland for 24 months after graduation
The government have recently announced the decision to extend the Third Level Graduate Scheme from 12 to 24 months. The scheme which has been in existence since 2007, applies to non EU/EEA students with level 9 qualifications and above under …
The grant will be made available to 1,100 postgraduate students
The government has announced the introduction of a full maintenance grant for 1,100 postgraduate students as part of Budget 2017. The grant, worth almost €6,000, will be made available to students in the lowest income category.
The scheme is part …
While student housing and higher education funding were addressed in today’s budget, the government declined to offer any major policy initiative to really tackle these problems.
Having digested today’s budget, one can’t escape the underlying feeling that it provides short term solutions to long term problems. The government today showed a reluctance to commit to particular approach to student housing, and higher education funding. While this …
As the accommodation crisis looms large on the day that CAO offers are released, Trinity’s rent a room scheme offers assistance to those affected by Dublin’s worsening accommodation crisis
Homeowners have been urged to rent any spare space in their houses in a desperate attempt to house students by the government, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). With today’s release of …
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael’s talks aren’t the first time that College has played host to warring sides hoping to come to a compromise
The cobblestones of Front Square this week played host to a menagerie of journalists, television cameras and inquisitive onlookers as Fine Gael and Fianna Fail came to College to hammer out an agreement for the formation of a government.
Cahal Sweeney sets out a strong case for a minority government
John Adams once wrote “one worthless man is called a disgrace, two are called a law firm and three or more become a legislature.” By God, if he could see this legislature. The Irish political establishment has time and again …
William Foley dissects the most recent statistics to examine the current government’s record and proposals for tackling the housing crisis.
There are now 730 families living in emergency accommodation in Ireland. Focus Ireland estimates that that figure will approach 1000 by next year as the rate at which families are being made homeless increases drastically. 83 lost their homes in …