Tag: third level

Number of students receiving grants up almost 19,000 since 2013

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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Budget 2016: A student’s view

With this week’s Budget still fresh in the minds of many across the country, how are the measures announced going to affect the third level students of Ireland? Cian Gaffney is a final year Religion, History and Teaching student in Mater Dei who had this to say about the Budget as a whole: “I do think the budget was technically

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A mature road to recovery

It’s 6am on a brisk Saturday morning in November, and George Fitzgerald is about to embark on his weekly journey down to Cork from his home in Kinsealy, north county Dublin. “When I’ve an assignment due it usually takes up to three or four hours in coursework a night. That’s all on top of the

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