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Farmers may be means tested for student grant

February 20, 2013

Farm and business assets may be included in means testing for the student grant. Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn has put forward proposals that would change the way students from farming backgrounds or those with

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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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Inquiry launched by Minister to inspect finances in WIT

November 28, 2012

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is under inquiry by order of the Minister for Education, Ruairi Quinn over the relationship between WIT and the companies providing on-campus services. This decision comes after the June report