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# susi - Monday 14 December, 2020

Review of student grants to examine support for people who move out of home for college
# SUSI
# SUSI

Review of student grants to examine support for people who move out of home for college

Dec 14th 2020, 11:29 AM 12,185 Views 15 Comments

Grants for part time students and how Ireland compares internationally will also be examined.

# susi - Monday 31 August, 2020

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
# College
# College

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister

Aug 31st 2020, 11:06 AM 20,013 Views 43 Comments

Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.

# susi - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated
# SUSI
# SUSI

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated

Dec 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 23,373 Views 14 Comments

Barring orders were included on a list of acceptable documentation students could use to prove their parents were separated.

# susi - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Due a student grant? Applications open today
# Grant Me Some Cash
# Grant Me Some Cash

Due a student grant? Applications open today

Apr 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,751 Views 4 Comments

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

# susi - Monday 30 November, 2015

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed

Nov 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,564 Views 40 Comments

…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.

# susi - Monday 5 October, 2015

Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years
# Frustration
# Frustration

Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years

Oct 5th 2015, 6:05 AM 20,730 Views 50 Comments

Ennis-raised Raymond, 21, says he feels abandoned after his latest Susi application was rejected earlier this year.

# susi - Friday 14 August, 2015

If you get this email about student grants, don't click the link... It's a scam
# No Susi - No!
# No Susi - No!

If you get this email about student grants, don't click the link... It's a scam

Aug 14th 2015, 12:50 PM 16,557 Views 6 Comments

The students grants body says a number of people have received the email.

# susi - Friday 31 July, 2015

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running
# Close Call
# Close Call

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Jul 31st 2015, 5:50 PM 12,872 Views 20 Comments

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

# susi - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Taxpayers could end up footing €4.1m bill for student grant overpayment
# Chaotic Delays
# Chaotic Delays

Taxpayers could end up footing €4.1m bill for student grant overpayment

Jun 11th 2015, 12:37 PM 12,294 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Education has apologised for the error.

# susi - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless

Feb 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 5,969 Views 41 Comments

I worked full-time during my full-time undergraduate degree; in 2007 my mother and I became homeless. Yet I am not deemed eligible for a full postgraduate grant.

# susi - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that
# Students
# Students

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that

Nov 12th 2014, 1:52 PM 10,877 Views 116 Comments

The grant is supposed to be there for people like me – people who can’t survive in college without it. But I don’t fit into SUSI’s picture of what a student is.

# susi - Friday 31 October, 2014

Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year
# Quick Payment
# Quick Payment

Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year

Oct 31st 2014, 4:18 PM 5,542 Views 9 Comments

There are around 19,000 students still awaiting payments.

# susi - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Howlin wants to know what you think about public bodies sharing data
# Reform
# Reform

Howlin wants to know what you think about public bodies sharing data

Aug 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,234 Views 38 Comments

A public consultation process has been announced ahead of the publication of the Data-Sharing and Governance Bill.

# susi - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Are you eligible for a student grant? SUSI is open for applications...
# Apply Time
# Apply Time

Are you eligible for a student grant? SUSI is open for applications...

May 27th 2014, 10:08 PM 17,175 Views 64 Comments

You can apply for the grant online.

# susi - Saturday 25 January, 2014

SUSI set up special unit to urgently reassess 65 students
# Priority
# Priority

SUSI set up special unit to urgently reassess 65 students

Jan 25th 2014, 9:45 AM 7,999 Views 25 Comments

The students were previously informed that the authority make ‘seek to recover’ their grants, if they are not reassessed.

# susi - Monday 20 January, 2014

SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students
# Student Grant
# Student Grant

SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students

Jan 20th 2014, 9:47 PM 6,599 Views 8 Comments

Questions had been raised about the eligibility of dental nursing and hygiene students at UCC and Trinity.

# susi - Sunday 19 January, 2014

SUSI may 'seek to recover' 65 postgraduate grants
# Postgraduates
# Postgraduates

SUSI may 'seek to recover' 65 postgraduate grants

Jan 19th 2014, 10:30 AM 20,517 Views 42 Comments

The grants were received in error due to a combination of mis-assessment by SUSI and the forms being completed incorrectly, and the students can apply to be re-assessed.

# susi - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Column: Operation Emigration – is the Government trying to give us the shove?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Operation Emigration – is the Government trying to give us the shove?

Jan 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 28 Views 71 Comments

High youth unemployment, education cuts, and JobBridge… am I the only one thinking the Government is trying to get rid of us?

# susi - Saturday 30 November, 2013

SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications

Nov 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,300 Views 8 Comments

In its latest progress report, the awarding body has confirmed it’s reached the finalisation stage for grants two months faster than the last academic year.

# susi - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Student denied a grant by SUSI, despite being €7,600 below income threshold
# Wake Up Lil SUSI
# Wake Up Lil SUSI

Student denied a grant by SUSI, despite being €7,600 below income threshold

Nov 21st 2013, 11:34 AM 36,015 Views 60 Comments

A Sinn Féin councillor says that he had to write to SUSI to explain that €46,661 is less than €54,240.

# susi - Friday 1 November, 2013

Over 90 per cent of students awarded grants have been paid say SUSI
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Over 90 per cent of students awarded grants have been paid say SUSI

Nov 1st 2013, 10:45 AM 4,203 Views 31 Comments

A total of 43,000 students have a grant decision at this point compared to 6,000 students at this time last year.

# susi - Friday 27 September, 2013

Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled
# SUSI
# SUSI

Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled

Sep 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,157 Views 47 Comments

In its latest update, SUSI says it is more than two months ahead of where it was this time last year in processing grant applications.

# susi - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI
# Grants
# Grants

Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI

Sep 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,417 Views 23 Comments

The Ombudsman is dealing with more than 50 complaints from third level students about the new grant-allocating body SUSI.

# susi - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

SUSI 'working closely' with the Ombudsman on student grant complaints
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

SUSI 'working closely' with the Ombudsman on student grant complaints

Sep 25th 2013, 2:30 PM 5,102 Views 17 Comments

A total of 55 cases of complaints against the grant system were accepted by the Ombudsman with 34 of them still open.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Sep 25th 2013, 8:37 AM 8,203 Views 13 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# susi - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Sep 5th 2013, 10:13 PM 13,412 Views 27 Comments

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

# susi - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’
# Cuts
# Cuts

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

Aug 18th 2013, 8:04 PM 16,294 Views 159 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

# susi - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'

Aug 14th 2013, 3:00 PM 4,486 Views 10 Comments

Some 82,000 applications were received by the deadline earlier this month but SUSI are still accepting them.

# susi - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline

Aug 6th 2013, 11:39 AM 5,884 Views 10 Comments

SUSI said today that they are still accepting applications and that delays in processing seen last year are not expected to be repeated.

# susi - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision
# University
# University

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision

Aug 3rd 2013, 8:30 AM 8,477 Views 33 Comments

The Irish student, who is studying in the UK, said he still has not been given news on a decision about his grant application.

# susi - Friday 2 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:03 PM 13,039 Views 4 Comments

Everybody’s talking about the funeral of the Chada brothers, the SUSI grant system and a worldwide travel alert for US citizens.

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns
# Threat
# Threat

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,022 Views 37 Comments

The United States would not specify the threat or say which embassies will be closed.

# susi - Monday 29 July, 2013

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments

Jul 29th 2013, 9:28 AM 6,118 Views 21 Comments

The head of operations at SUSI said that the students grants scheme has undergone a number of improvements.

# susi - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Jul 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,212 Views 4 Comments

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

# susi - Thursday 18 July, 2013

SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald
# Wake Up Lil SUSI
# Wake Up Lil SUSI

SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald

Jul 18th 2013, 1:58 PM 5,202 Views 16 Comments

Eamon Gilmore says that he cannot guarantee that third-level grants will be paid before Christmas, but says that ‘lessons have been learned’.

Students can complain to the Ombudsman over grant problems
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Students can complain to the Ombudsman over grant problems

Jul 18th 2013, 9:36 AM 3,463 Views 10 Comments

Some 400 application appeals are still outstanding, but the body handling grant applications says that it is ‘confident’ that mistakes won’t be repeated.

# susi - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Jun 19th 2013, 4:48 PM 4,650 Views 1 Comment

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant

Jun 19th 2013, 2:35 PM 5,384 Views 15 Comments

SUSI authorities say dozens of students haven’t been ruled on from last year – leaving them in limbo for their college future.

# susi - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system

May 28th 2013, 9:54 PM 7,391 Views 51 Comments

‘Did we get it wrong? Yes’: The education minister admits the reform of the student grants system was botched.

# susi - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Over 2,200 students still without grants as college year draws to a close
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Over 2,200 students still without grants as college year draws to a close

May 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 10,997 Views 62 Comments

While 328 grants have still to be processed by SUSI, an additional 1,938 students remain in limbo as the result of ongoing disputes over documentation.

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