Drop in SUSI grant applications

A rise in income may have led many to believe they might be above the income threshold in applying for financial aid

College grant applications have seen a drop in compared to recent years, a total of 87,738 claims were made for support for fees and living expenses, which was 0.3% less than last year’s figure.

An increase in Student Universal Support


Enclosed by walls, Trinity today still illustrates a class divide

Trinity is disproportionately attended by the privately educated: 35% of a given year against a national average of 7% were privately educated. This is very much in line with trends across the Anglophone world

in-depthNew figures recently released by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) seem to confirm the widespread perception that Trinity remains an exclusive university that primarily serves the middle and upper class. These figures dealt with the distribution of Student Universal …


Trinity revealed to have the lowest number of students in receipt of student grants

Just 24 percent of first year students in Trinity are on grants compared to a national average for universities of 36 percent


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).

This …