Calls from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (PER) to increase third level fees by at least €1,000 appear unjustified when recent university figures are taken into account. University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland’s largest university, reported a surplus of over €20 million for the year ending September 2016, an increase of €2.3 million from
The number of third-level students that have received financial grants over the past five years has risen by 18,778 in Ireland. According to figures provided by Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI), the number of students that have received financial grants rose from 60,022 in the academic year 2013-2014 to 78,778 in the academic year 2016-2017.
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Last Wednesday students across Ireland got the chance to talk to potential employers at the Graduate Careers Fair in the RDS Dublin, and The City went along to meet with Ireland’s future graduates.
In mid-September, the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC) launched its #AskConsent campaign in conjunction with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and the White Ribbon Campaign. Funded by Cosc, the National Office for the Prevention of Domestic, Sexual and Gender-based Violence, the three week educational campaign aimed to help people understand that sex without