Parents Considering Money Lenders to Fund Children’s Education.

The Union of Students in Ireland notes the findings of the Irish League of Credit Unions ‘Cost of Third Level Education’ study, which finds that 94% (up 15% from 79% last year) of Irish parents financially support their offspring through college, leaving 72% (up 8% from 64% last year) of parents struggling.   The study, […]

USI Calls For Urgent Action To Address Accommodation Crisis

The Union of Students in Ireland is calling for action on student accommodation, to address shortages in the short and longer term. USI President Kevin Donoghue said: “Digs will alleviate the problem in the short term, but with student numbers expected to grow, that willbecome less sustainable as time moves on.” USI is warning that […]

USI Celebrates Student Achievement at Annual Awards Ceremony.

The Union of Students in Ireland has celebrated the third annual “Student Achievement Awards Ireland”. At an event in Dublin Castle, student leaders and representatives gathered to mark the contribution made to student life by individuals, clubs and societies, and to reflect on campaigns and initiatives taken on campuses across the island of Ireland. Among […]

Higher Level Tuition Fees

USI (Union of Students in Ireland) are planning a large scale march in Dublin tomorrow, at 12pm. By Paddy Ryan, Editor Paddy spent 3 years on UCD Students’ Union Council, and was elected as UCD Students’ Union Campaigns & Communications Vice-President the same year current USI (Union of Students in Ireland) President, Gary Redmond […]

Morris pledges support for U.S.I. anti fees campaign

I would like to lend my support the the Union of Students “Stop Fees, Save the Grant” campaign which is about ensuring that access to third level education remains a right not a privilege. As the U S I rightly point out being able to obtain a quality education is a vital pre requisite to […]

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