Waterford Institute of Technology and Carlow IT are soon to submit plans to the Higher Education Authority, bringing the establishment of the South-East’s new Technical University another step closer, as Elaine Carroll reports.
Budget 2014 brought in harsh cuts to the Jobseeker’s Benefit social welfare allowance for those under-26 and young people and their represenatatives are kicking up a fuss, report Theresa Newman and Finnian Curran.
Budget 2014 announced changes to the Medical Card system and a hike in the cost of Medical Card prescriptions – DCU’s health services are not in a position to cater for Medical Card students however, as Theresa Newman reports.
Students of UCD have voted for their university to adopt a pro-choice stance on abortion, but concern has been raised over the lack of publicity the campaign received on campus, as Emily Bodkin reports.
A referendum is to be held on the position of Trinity Students’ Union President Tom Lenihan, whose presidency is alleged to be causing disquiet amongst the university’s community, as Sarah Curran reports.