The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has said that although they welcome aspects of the proposed Programme for Government the lack of detail on some of the key issues relating to students is concerning.
President of DCU, Professor Brian MacCraith believes the recent decision by DCU Students to campaign for a free education system is “not a practicable one”. In an interview with The College View, Prof MacCraith said
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