DCU News

DCU student Mehwish Saqib facing deportation

October 2, 2019

DCU’s[/dropcap] Students’ Union (SU) urged the Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan to stop the deportation of Mehwish Saqib, a third year Early Childhood Education student.

News

NUI Galway becomes University of Sanctuary

October 2, 2019

Those living in Direct Provision centres have considerable difficulty availing of third level education in Ireland. Young asylum seekers must spend three years in an Irish school, an amendment made early on this year by the Government.

Budget 2019

BUDGET 2019: Justice

October 9, 2018

Minister of Finance, Paschal Donohoe has announced an additional €60 million euro to be spent on reforms within the department of Justice and Equality. The €60 million will be used to provide additional asylum accommodation,

National News

UCC to give refugees full scholarships

February 7, 2018

University College Cork has been granted the status of “University of Sanctuary” and will provide seven asylum seekers and refugees with full scholarships from September.