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Column: Student fees mean my parents can’t afford to send us to college
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Column: Student fees mean my parents can’t afford to send us to college

Aug 2nd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,660 Views 142 Comments

Caught between fees and grants, a growing number of would-be students face missing out altogether. Welcome to the world of the ‘inbetweeners’, writes Patrick Kelleher.

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court
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Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court

May 28th 2012, 5:09 PM 2,499 Views 13 Comments

One of the three students who sought the original judicial review has since dropped out of college due to grant reforms and is planning to emigrate.

High Court dismisses students' appeal against third-level grant reforms
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High Court dismisses students' appeal against third-level grant reforms

Apr 25th 2012, 11:41 AM 4,288 Views 34 Comments

Students whose grants were reformed last year are told the State’s economic problems trump their legitimate expectations.

Column: Cutting grants isn’t just bad for students – it’s bad for Ireland
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Column: Cutting grants isn’t just bad for students – it’s bad for Ireland

Nov 22nd 2011, 8:30 PM 68 Views 21 Comments

The boom taught us the danger of ignoring inconvenient truths, writes Miles Link – so what are we doing with cuts to the universities?

Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants
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Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants

Nov 21st 2011, 10:23 AM 2,047 Views 28 Comments

Ruairí Quinn admits the Budget will be so tough that a blanket cut to postgraduate student grants “cannot be ruled out”.

Students win new independent appeals process for university grants
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Students win new independent appeals process for university grants

Sep 19th 2011, 7:51 AM 853 Views 0 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland has hailed the establishment of a central appeals board by minister Ruairí Quinn.