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60% of parents going into debt so their child can go to college
# Student Finance
# Student Finance

60% of parents going into debt so their child can go to college

Aug 18th 2016, 10:51 AM 13,494 Views 60 Comments

A study by the Irish League of Credit Unions shows that 87% of parents spend an average of €447 a month to cover the cost of going to college.

Donegal students almost twice as likely to receive grant money than those from Dublin
# Student Finance
# Student Finance

Donegal students almost twice as likely to receive grant money than those from Dublin

Nov 9th 2015, 11:08 PM 17,156 Views 51 Comments

The research into grants is the first of its kind.

Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up
# Student Finance
# Student Finance

Students advised to compare bank accounts before signing up

Aug 21st 2012, 9:30 PM 5,823 Views 13 Comments

National Consumer Agency says it’s important that students check all penalty charges before choosing their account.

Poll: Should student grants consider the value of family property?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should student grants consider the value of family property?

Aug 11th 2012, 2:20 PM 7,169 Views 103 Comments

Fine Gael TDs are threatening a revolt over plans to consider the value of family farmland when considering a grant application.

Explainer: Possible changes to college grants – and why some TDs don’t want them
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Explainer: Possible changes to college grants – and why some TDs don’t want them

Aug 11th 2012, 2:03 PM 4,317 Views 23 Comments

A number of TDs – including a cabinet minister – are opposed to planned changes to grant criteria. So what’s going on?