Budget 2019 has been criticized as being an ‘election budget’ by Labour TD Joan Burton, after Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s speech on October 9th.
Higher Education, Further Education & Training, and Research will receive an investment of €150 million, said Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in his Budget 2019 speech on October 9th.
DCU has dropped 31 places in the world rankings of universities. Previously placed at 391st in the rankings, DCU now falls at 422nd.
The six-year route to qualifying as a second-level teacher is too long, too expensive and needs to be revised according to a school leader.
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.
The country’s first Masters degree in Artificial Intelligence is to begin in September at the University of Limerick.
Minister Paschal Donohoe announced a €47.5million increase in funding for education in this year’s budget.
Universities in Northern Ireland are considering creating joint academic posts with institutions in the south, including DCU, to combat implications imposed by Brexit.
Representatives from The Union of Students in Ireland met outside Leinster House last Monday to announce a national demonstration will be held in Dublin on October 4th.