DIT ranked above six Irish universities as Waterford IT, IT Tralee and GMIT continue to have “serious financial situations”Sarah Meehan
Ireland’s institutes of technology (ITs) have fared better than universities in the 2017 edition of U-Multirank. The study compares third level institutions under different headings including research, knowledge transfer and international orientation instead of overall rankings. Dublin Institute of Technology …
Newly appointed Dr Graham Love stated “[a] quality higher education system plays a critical role in Ireland’s development, social and economic”.Aisling Grace
Dr Graham Love has been appointed the new Chief Executive of the Higher Education Authority (HEA), following the retirement of Tom Boland last August. Dr Love will take up the position this March and will be in charge of leading …
The report found a 4% rise in students from underprivileged backgrounds as well as a 2% increase in disabled students since 2013Seana Davis
According to a report from the Higher Education Authority (HEA), there has been an increase in the percentage of students from underprivileged backgrounds and those with disabilities attending third level institutions despite a cut in funding since 2008. The HEA …
Galway-Mayo IT, NCAD and Dundalk IT could face the withholding of hundreds of thousands of euro worth of their state funding due their underperformance in a new assessment initiativeEditor
For the first time ever, Irish colleges are facing penalties due to “poor performance”. The Galway-Mayo institute of Technology (GMIT), Dundalk Institute of Technology and the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) face financial penalties, which will see the …
While parties such as the Social Democrats are relying on Ireland’s young demographic to challenge government powers, Fine Gael was the most popular party among Trinity students, according to a recent poll.Patrick Higgins
Social Democrats candidates have warned traditional parties to “beware the young vote” at yesterday’s launch of their youth manifesto.
Rises to the student contribution charge, despite the Labour party’s 2011 manifesto commitment to keeping it at the original rate of …
Just 24 percent of first year students in Trinity are on grants compared to a national average for universities of 36 percentJulie Farrell
Trinity has been highlighted as having the lowest number of students in receipt of the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) grant out of all higher education institutions nationwide according to new figures published by the Higher Education Authority (HEA).
While there was full gender balance at lecturer levels in 2014, women are not receiving promotions to senior academic positionsLia Flattery
The Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) is calling for greater efforts to address gender discrimination against women academics in third-level institutions, following the new figures for 2014 revealing that just 29% of senior academics are women.
According to Joan …
Estimate points to a consistent shortage of over 25,000 each year for the next ten years.Patrick Higgins
The Higher Education Authority is set to project a “significant shortage” in third level student accommodation in Dublin and to a lesser extent in Galway, Cork and Limerick between 2014 and 2024 in a new analysis of projected student accommodation …