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# Student Grants

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Explainer: Possible changes to college grants – and why some TDs don’t want them
A number of TDs – including a cabinet minister – are opposed to planned changes to grant criteria. So what’s going on?
Column: Student fees mean my parents can’t afford to send us to college
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.
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Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court
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.
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High Court dismisses students' appeal against third-level grant reforms
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
The boom taught us the danger of ignoring inconvenient truths, writes Miles Link – so what are we doing with cuts to the universities?
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Quinn refuses to rule out blanket cull of postgraduate grants
Ruairí Quinn admits the Budget will be so tough that a blanket cut to postgraduate student grants “cannot be ruled out”.
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Students win new independent appeals process for university grants
The Union of Students in Ireland has hailed the establishment of a central appeals board by minister Ruairí Quinn.