The availability of college places for today’s first-class pupils is at risk unless there is urgent Government action on funding, it has been warned in an unprecedented, unified statement by third-level leaders, staff and students.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018
Employers and unions agree that ringfencing a portion of corporate tax or business profits could be a better way to bolster higher education funding than a government proposal to increase employers’ PRSI.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
A record 80,887 students applied to the nation’s third-level institutions this year and the majority will ultimately join the growing number of workers — presently over 50% — who boast a third-level education.
Mon, 22 Aug, 2016
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
A solution to the third-level education funding crisis is more likely to be reached in the long term than one the Government can find quickly, Education Minister Richard Bruton has admitted.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016