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USI attack BOI over Postgrad Loans

October 3, 2012

Bank of Ireland (BOI) have also come under fire from the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) for their new postgraduate loan scheme. USI President, John Logue said the postgrad loan scheme will make it

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USI threaten legal action over withheld grants

October 3, 2012

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have threatened legal action against any County Council withholding grants based on payment of the household charge. The threat comes on the back of Clare County Council sending

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Woman faces jail for attending GMIT

October 3, 2012

A woman who failed her first year examinations faces jail unless she complies with a court order preventing her from attending lectures in Galway Mayo Institute of Technology. Despite failing, Anna Marie Flanagan, from Co.

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UCDSU owed over €120,000 by Student Bar

October 3, 2012

The UCD Students’ Union is owed more than €120,000 by the Student bar, according to UCDSU President, Rachel Breslin. Union representatives have blamed the liability on financial mismanagement. Breslin told UCD’s The University Observer: “From

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TCD to vote on disaffiliation with USI

October 3, 2012

Trinity College students will vote to secure or disaffiliate their relationship with the Union of Students of Ireland (USI) from the 1st to the 4th of October. Following months of uncertainty and heated debate the

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UCD SU referendum to abolish Ents Officer

March 5, 2012

  By Frances Mulraney A proposed UCD Students’ Union constitution will see the abolition of the Entertainment Officer as a sabbatical position, the suggested establishment of College Councils and a new rule requiring a referendum

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LIT President hopes for university status as expansion continues

November 16, 2011

By Teresa Gallagher Limerick Institute of Technology’s (LIT) President, Dr Maria Hinfelaar, has revealed that the college aims to develop into a technological university over the next few years. LIT’s student population is now over