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# Tuition Fees

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# Tuition Fees
Ireland has the second highest third-level fees in Europe
The report from the European Commission looks the costs and supports associated with higher education in 42 European countries.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Do Irish students really pay some of the highest fees in the world?
As tens of thousands await CAO offers, FactCheck examines how the financial burden awaiting them compares with students in other countries.
Opinion: Third level tuition fees should be reintroduced – here's why
The reintroduction of undergraduate tuition fees – and a more generous and equitable system of grants – may be the only sustainable funding model for Irish third level education.
# Education
Students meet to decide fees stance after online referendum
The Union of Students in Ireland will hold a special congress following a week-long online vote choosing five options.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
Your essential roundup of the day’s big stories – plus any other bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Tuition Fees
Students to hold nationwide online vote to decide fees policy
The Union of Students in Ireland will ballot its members nationwide on whether to change their ‘free fees’ policy.
# Education
Students defer vote on whether to abandon ‘free fees’ stance
The Union of Students in Ireland will hold a one-off special congress to decide whether to support other forms of funding.
# Going to College
Surge in tuition fees sees major spike in UK CAO applicants
Rising tuition fees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have seen hundreds more students apply to come to colleges here.
Column: Time to end this ridiculous student fees stalemate
Neither side is helping in the debate around college fees – and young people are the losers, writes former student union official Ian Power.
# Third Level Fees
Students brand government 'liars' over tuition fee promises
The Union of Students in Ireland has launched a new campaign to prevent further increases in college fees.
# Your Say
Poll: Should third-level tuition fees be reintroduced?
Academics have said that Irish universities face a “speedy decline” if fees are not brought back. So what do you think?
# Tuition Fees
Northern Ireland university fees may rise after u-turn
The report recommends tuition fees should be nearly doubled as Northern Ireland faces a shortfall of up to £65m in the higher education sector.
# Student March
Sound familiar? Student protest in London turns nasty
Some police are injured in post-march violence after 50,000 students march on London to protest at increased tuition fees.