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#SUSI

# 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 7,420 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
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# Student Grants

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

May 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 11,016 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.

# susi - Friday 3 May, 2013

Fears of repeat delays to grants as SUSI retains a fraction of staff
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# SUSI

Fears of repeat delays to grants as SUSI retains a fraction of staff

May 3rd 2013, 3:18 PM 6,291 Views 20 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Jonathan O’Brien says keeping more of last year’s staff would help to avoid a repeat of 2012′s chronic delays.

# susi - Friday 1 March, 2013

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants
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# Grants

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants

Mar 1st 2013, 11:00 AM 5,773 Views 31 Comments

Nearly 10,000 students have either been approved a grant but not yet paid, or have applications still being processed.

# susi - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete)
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# SUSI

Student grant backlog almost cleared (but 21k told applications were incomplete)

Jan 20th 2013, 8:30 AM 5,865 Views 28 Comments

New figures show SUSI is onow dealing with just 619 applications, down from a high of 55,000.

# susi - Monday 14 January, 2013

PICS: Students' unions hand out food bags as grant crisis continues
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# Student Grants

PICS: Students' unions hand out food bags as grant crisis continues

Jan 14th 2013, 6:56 PM 16,937 Views 102 Comments

The union at Galway-Mayo IT is handing out bags of food to hard-up students as SUSI continues catching up on grant payments.

# susi - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students
# Students
# Students

Minister gives extra €3 million to fund to assist students

Jan 9th 2013, 11:41 AM 3,444 Views 15 Comments

The money is to be used by third level students facing financial hardship, and comes as some students are still waiting for grants.

# susi - Monday 7 January, 2013

Struggling students given food boxes as 5,500 still wait for grant
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# Grants

Struggling students given food boxes as 5,500 still wait for grant

Jan 7th 2013, 12:08 PM 9,981 Views 63 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland says students are going to college hungry – while one college has set up a soup kitchen for students who can’t afford food.

# susi - Monday 17 December, 2012

Calls for independent student grant appeals system
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# Student Grants

Calls for independent student grant appeals system

Dec 17th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,221 Views 9 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming said that the office of the Ombudsman currently does not cover the student grant processing.

# susi - Friday 7 December, 2012

SUSI "making substantial progress" in processing student grants
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# Student Grant

SUSI "making substantial progress" in processing student grants

Dec 7th 2012, 4:41 PM 3,624 Views 12 Comments

The Department of Education said that SUSI is “on target” to progress all applications. So far, 31,973 applications have been completed.

# susi - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 24th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,933 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Gardaí lack resources to monitor Love/Hate characters; HSE inquiry to proceed without actually inquiring; and student grants delayed until after emigration.

# susi - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

SUSI backlog means some student grants delayed until 2013 - Quinn
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SUSI backlog means some student grants delayed until 2013 - Quinn

Nov 20th 2012, 2:41 PM 5,950 Views 34 Comments

The Minister for Education says SUSI has taken on another 50 staff this week to clear the backlog of 21,000 applications.

# susi - Thursday 15 November, 2012

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil
# Students
# Students

USI President released following arrest in the Dáil

Nov 15th 2012, 8:08 AM 10,283 Views 44 Comments

John Logue was arrested in the Dáil visitors’ gallery last night but was later released without charge.

# susi - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Extra staff in place to tackle student grant backlog
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# Grants

Extra staff in place to tackle student grant backlog

Nov 14th 2012, 8:11 AM 2,899 Views 16 Comments

CEO of SUSI, Jacinta Stewart said over 66,000 applications were received by the online system.

# susi - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Kenny: "All successful applicants will receive grants by year-end"
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# College Grants

Kenny: "All successful applicants will receive grants by year-end"

Nov 13th 2012, 6:40 PM 6,935 Views 68 Comments

The Taoiseach was fielding questions about delays in the processing of student grant applications.

Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications
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# Delayed

Committee to probe giant backlog in student grant applications

Nov 13th 2012, 9:58 AM 3,702 Views 30 Comments

Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.

# susi - Thursday 25 October, 2012

More than 50,000 students still waiting for decision on third-level grant
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# SUSI

More than 50,000 students still waiting for decision on third-level grant

Oct 25th 2012, 6:30 AM 5,334 Views 39 Comments

New figures show that 65,000 students applied under the new student grant system – but decisions have been made on just 12,000 applications so far.

# susi - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

New online grant system introduced for students
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# Grants

New online grant system introduced for students

Jun 12th 2012, 8:33 AM 2,563 Views 6 Comments

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn urged students to apply for grants early this year.