The bill was proposed by the government’s opposition party People Before Profit, to remove barriers to higher education by abolishing third-level fees so that everyone who wants to access higher education has the same chance.
A fully free system funded by conventional taxation will now be the official stance of the DCU Students’ Union on funding third level education following the referendum last week. Option 5 on the ballot paper
Students’ Union Education Officer, Aaron Clogher said the SU will speak with various individuals and interest groups in the coming weeks to determine the approach the Union will take after DCU students voted for a
Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Education, TD Charlie McConalogue said opposing the student registration fee will not make the problem of third level funding go away. In an interview with The College View last week, he
DCU Students’ Union President, Paul Doherty, has hit back at criticism from anti student-cuts group Free Education for Everyone (FEE) over DCU’s student loan deal with Bank of Ireland (BOI). The deal will see BOI