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Tech Entrepreneur to fund grants for student journalists

February 5, 2020

The Web Summit founder tweeted that he would contribute the money in “bursaries for student muckrakers over the next 10 years,” on the 20th January, and has since announced that he “might try make it €200,000.”

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USI backs calls for reintroduction of postgraduate grants

August 9, 2016

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has called for Ireland’s political parties to band together in order to honour pledges made in their General Election manifestos to reinstate grants for postgraduate students. The call

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Over 11% of DCU drop outs are due to financial issues

November 28, 2012

Over the past four years 130 students have dropped out of DCU due to financial problems. In the 2010-2011 academic year when the registration fee increased to €2,000, 38 students dropped out of their course

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Cuts to Erasmus programme may affect grants

October 17, 2012

Erasmus students might not receive their grants during the second semester of 2012/2013 due to cuts to the 2012 EU Budget, the European Commission has said. Eighty-four DCU students are currently abroad for the full