SU leaders meet IUA to discuss higher education funding

Unions look to increase engagement with Irish Universities Association

Students’ union leaders from across the country met with the Irish Universities Association (IUA) today to discuss higher education funding, Trinity’s student partnership agreement, and engagement between students’ unions and the IUA.

Students’ union presidents from Trinity, University College Dublin …


Bed bugs bite in Botany Bay

A student reports being bitten this weekend

Bed bugs have been reported in Botany Bay, where students have been moving in to their accommodation for the year, according to a student living in the building.

The student claims to have been severely bitten by bedbugs in their …


Public invited to share views on updating Higher Education Authority Act

Mary Mitchell O’Connor launched the public consultation yesterday

Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, is inviting the public to give their views on revising and updating the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Act of 1971.

Launching the public consultation yesterday, Mitchell O’Connor explained that the Act


Universities to be rewarded for volunteering activities and tackling social issues

New guidelines are provided to measure the university’s impact on the wider community

A new framework, launched on Wednesday, will provide higher education institutions with a guide to measure the involvement of the university and its students in civic and social engagement in the wider community.

Minister of State for Higher Education Mary …