Higher Education, Further Education & Training, and Research will receive an investment of €150 million, said Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in his Budget 2019 speech on October 9th.
VideoDoc announced its doctors will continue to provide consultations during the summer for Colleges Students who are members of the Union of Students Ireland (USI).
Students’ Unions across Ireland have directly registered 26,979 new student voters in the lead up to the Eighth Amendment referendum on May 25th, said the Union of Students Ireland.
Final year Education and Training student Kayla Gaffney is the only DCU student running for a position in the USI elections taking place today.
Grants of up to €12,000 will be given to student groups for projects aimed at reducing hate speech towards refugees, according to the European Students’ Union (ESU).
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) are concerned that any delays finalising the wording of the Eighth Amendment referendum would mean that students will be left unable to vote.
New VideoDoc initiative does not cater for those seeking help for mental health despite students waiting up to 6 weeks for one to one counselling.
A speaker at Pink Training 2017 was asked to leave the event after coming into contact with a delegate who had previously made allegations against them to the Union of Students Ireland (USI).
Minister Paschal Donohoe announced a €47.5million increase in funding for education in this year’s budget.
It can take up to six weeks for students to access the one on one counselling services offered by DCU according to Podge Henry, Student Union VP for Welfare and Equality.
Budget 2018 will leave students with “not a lot to be happy about,” according to the President of the USI.
We need to look at countries like Germany and Sweden who offer free third level education which mean equal opportunity for all citizens. The graduates who benefit from the free education system differ from Ireland’s graduates because they leave third level education in a comfortable and safe financial position and can therefore contribute to the growing economy from a much earlier age.
Representatives from The Union of Students in Ireland met outside Leinster House last Monday to announce a national demonstration will be held in Dublin on October 4th.