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National News

Irish students pay second highest fees in Europe

November 15, 2017

Irish students are paying the second highest fees in Europe behind the UK. However, only 60 per cent of Irish students are actually paying full fees as almost half were aided by the grant system

DCU News

NI students may face increased fees after Brexit

April 5, 2017

Nine months after Britain voted to leave the EU, Prime Minister Theresa May triggered Article 50 on Wednesday and formally served divorce papers on the European Union, a decision that would severely impact many areas

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Live: Budget 2017

October 11, 2016

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will publish his sixth budget this afternoon. With persistent leaks to the press throughout the weak, not many surprises are expected but whether or not it will be passed on

DCU News

DCU students fight against fees

February 10, 2016

The DCU ‘Students Againsts Fees’ movement discussed their plan on spreading their message to the student body in their launch meeting last Monday.

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DCU News

Fees on par to hit €3,000 by 2015

December 12, 2012

The third level Student Contribution Charge is on par to rise by €250 a year for the next three years. Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin announced the increases during his Budget 2013

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National News

Local Labour TD uneasy with fee increase in budget

December 12, 2012

Labour Party TD, John Lyons, hopes the recent increase in the student contribution charge won’t prevent students in his constituency from accessing third-level education. Speaking to The College View, the TD for Dublin North-West and

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University News

Dobson: No one should be refused the right to education

November 28, 2012

RTÉ broadcaster Bryan Dobson said he hopes “nothing is done which diminishes accessibility to third level education to any young person in Ireland”. In an interview with The College View following his talk as part

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University News

USI protests outside Gilmore’s office and Dept of Education

November 28, 2012

Over 500 students took to the streets last Monday in an attempt to persuade government officials to keep their promise and not increase third-level fees. The protest took place in Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore’s constituency, with

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DCU News

Referendum on fees to be held this semester by DCUSU

October 17, 2012

DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, has confirmed a referendum on funding third level education is to be held this semester. Speaking to The College View, Doherty said: “it was mandated through student council that

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Articles

NUIG student living in a tent

October 17, 2012

A student at NUI Galway is currently living in a tent in a secret location off campus to save money and finish his degree. Thirty-year-old Dubliner, Frank Cronin, is living out his final year of