USI Welcomes The SUSI Grant Changes

The Union of Students in Ireland said they welcome the SUSI grant changes calling them a step forward in higher education and social mobility. At the moment, students may deduct €3,809 of their holiday earnings from family income before the assessment for grant eligibility is done, but that is being raised to €4,500 for the […]

Closing Date For SUSI Applications Fast Approaching

Independent Tipperary County Councillor for Clonmel/Cahir Borough District, Martin Lonergan has advised students who have yet to apply for grant aid for the 2015/16 academic year online to do so prior to the closing date for new applications which is 1st August, 2015. The SUSI online Student Grant Application System for the 2015/2016 academic year […]

Cllr. Séamie Morris claims that S U S I failure is forcing students out of college

The significant difficulties in the processing third level grant applications by Student Universal Support Ireland ( S U S I) is reaching crises point. The latest figures from the Department of Education and Skills shows that 54,430 (Out of 2544 Student Grant applications in Tipperary ONLY 533 have been decided) student applications were still awaiting […]