The claims made by Dr. Charles Larkin were based off analysis of the Cassells Report
Dr Charles Larkin, a Trinity Economics lecturer and research associate, has warned that the student loan scheme proposed in the Cassells Report could cost €10 billion over 12 years. Dr Larkin said Ireland’s higher education system is neither small enough …
During their meeting, Students Against Fees elected a formal committee and voted to begin preparations for a protest action in the near future.
At a meeting this evening, Students Against Fees outlined their plans for the near future and moved to a more formal structure. The meeting, titled “How we can win in our fight for free education”, was attended by around 20 …
This comes after the majority of candidates signed pledges promising to oppose fees if elected at a small SAF rally on Monday.
The current sabbatical officers of Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) have been criticised by some candidates in the SU elections for failing to adequately support Students Against Fees (SAF), a group established to oppose the introduction of student fees …
Broad social proposals feature alongside student centric demands as election season gears up.
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has today published its Student General Election Manifesto in anticipation of this years voting. The manifesto targets issues faced by students and young people both inside and outside of third-level environments, and in …
A second motion calling for the SU to oppose student loans is likely.
Following last week’s defeat of a motion calling for Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) to oppose student loans a group of students who are not part of the SU council are considering bringing a second similar motion or referendum …
President Lynn Ruane introduced the motion in anticipation of the Cassells report on higher education funding
A mandate proposed by SU president Lynn Ruane at Tuesday’s Council asking the union to oppose student loans was defeated by a small margin.
The mandate was proposed in response to widespread speculation that some form of student loans and …