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Government votes against bill to abolish third-level fees

March 25, 2021

The bill was proposed by the government’s opposition party People Before Profit, to remove barriers to higher education by abolishing third-level fees so that everyone who wants to access higher education has the same chance. 

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Students with disabilities increase their university offer acceptance by 22%

January 27, 2021

The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) and Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) Annual Report 2020 published on the 11th of December shows a 22 per cent increase in offer acceptance for students with disabilities and 15 per cent increase for those experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage.

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Study abroad programmes take a hit due to Covid-19

January 27, 2021

Uptake of Erasmus or study abroad programmes in Trinity College (TCD) dropped by 70 per cent in the first semester of this year according to Provost Patrick Prendergast, as reported by the University Times.

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Graduating from university during a pandemic

November 22, 2020

Every autumn, Dublin City University graduands, their families and DCU faculty, gather at the Helix to attend the annual graduation ceremonies and celebrate one of the most rewarding days of a student’s educational career.  

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DCU granted €20 million under Human Capital Initiative

October 14, 2020

Minister for Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD has announced that €197 million in funding will be allocated to projects in higher-level institutions under the Human Capital Initiative, including €20 million for