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Future sustainability of Irish higher education to be scrutinized in EU review

November 27, 2019

The Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh TD has announced that a contract has been awarded by the Structural Reform Support Service (SRSS) of the European Commission for an economic review to be conducted on increasing future sustainability of higher and further education provision in Ireland.

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Crackdown on third-level cheating and use of paid for essays

November 27, 2019

Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) launched the National Academic Integrity Network on Thursday 14 November in response to the growing trend of students using online “essay mills” and paying for bespoke assignments, essays and, sometimes, theses which it says is a threat to the integrity of Irish higher education.

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Irish students forced to return home from Hong Kong

November 27, 2019

The Global Office at University College Dublin is “still deliberating on what to do next” in order to get their students who are currently studying in Hong Kong out of the region, according to a source in the office.

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USI and SIPTU launch postgrad charter

November 13, 2019

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and SIPTU have partnered up together to create a Postgraduate Working Rights Charter highlighting and protecting the working rights of postgraduate students in third-level education. The charter, which