# Higher Education

Last year
Funding of €17 million announced to expand apprenticeships across higher education sector
New changes will make it easier for students in the North to attend Irish universities
The recommendations on A-Level exams taken by students in the North have been accepted by Minister Simon Harris.
Students to be reimbursed €1,000 as the reduction in college fees comes into effect
Up to one million graduates could be eligible to vote under Seanad election reform plan
Minister pushes for expansion of rent tax credit and tweak of eligibility criteria for students
Students urged to seek €500 fee subsidy, as only one in four have applied
Simon Harris: 1,500 Ukrainians in student accommodation need to be moved before college starts
Harris announces €40 million for third level institutions to improve college campuses
Queen's students outraged as hundreds won't have degrees confirmed due to marker's strike
Handpass controversy to be tackled in playing rules experiment
Harris launches guide for third level institutions to end sexual violence and harassment
Rise in students facing 'serious financial hardship' as average expenses surpass income
Tweets about 'thousands' of books being trashed caused a bitter row at UCD
All time
Third level 'needs full attention' of Harris while he takes Justice brief, say lecturers
Thousands of students stage walk-out from lectures in cost of living protest
University lecturers' union to ballot members for industrial action in September
Additional €2 million in financial supports for underrepresented and disadvantaged students
Minister says Irish third-level students fleeing Ukraine can continue their studies in Ireland
Over 20% increase in applications for courses related to the environment, new CAO figures show
Half of third-level students intervened in an incident of sexual violence or harassment - survey
New technological university announced for the north west
Occupancy limits and sanitation: Higher education announces plans for 'safe return' to campuses
Return of large scale lectures ‘contingent’ on mass vaccination
Simon Harris says the pandemic has been particularly hard for college students - but next year will be different
Trinity College ranks 101st in global university ratings
Increased funding needed to tackle sexual violence in colleges, report finds
CAO system set to be overhauled as government plans to ramp up apprenticeship numbers
€300,000 allocated to colleges to support Travellers in higher education
Colleges and universities told to move most lectures online for next two weeks
Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
Government to spend €200 million on re-education and job incentives
Over €100 million in Covid-19 support funds sought for third-level sector
DCU announces multiple new scholarships for asylum seekers and refugees
Minister reminds that SUSI grants and other student funds continue as more applications expected
Universities and colleges scrap all in-person exams taking place during the Covid-19 pandemic
Irish colleges to develop €80,000 online system for reporting sexual assault and harassment
Women-only professorships 'not discriminating against men', says Mitchell O'Connor
Plans to modernise chaplaincies at third level institutions have stagnated, despite major review
Number of non-EEA students in Ireland reaches record level: here's where they're coming from
Number of students in higher education continues to grow as sector takes in €1.1bn in fees