# higher-education-authority - Wednesday 20 March, 2013
Equal access data from the Higher Education Authority has shown that third level entrants from the top three socio-economic backgrounds continue to increase, with those from less wealthy background dropping off.
# higher-education-authority - Wednesday 16 January, 2013
By reducing the number of institutions, the HEA believes it will improve quality, increase capacity and be better value.
# higher-education-authority - Tuesday 13 November, 2012
Around 48,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed. Ruairí Quinn has said the delay is “not satisfactory”.
# higher-education-authority - Monday 14 May, 2012
The Drumcondra teacher training facility is set to be upgraded over two years to accommodate 2,500 students.
# higher-education-authority - Friday 9 March, 2012
Rising tuition fees in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have seen hundreds more students apply to come to colleges here.
# higher-education-authority - Monday 13 February, 2012
Plans published by the Higher Education Authority will ask small colleges to merge with bigger ones or face the financial chop.
# higher-education-authority - Thursday 22 December, 2011
A report published by the Department of Education today was critical of “rote learning” and highlighted the common practice of memorising pre-packaged answers.
# higher-education-authority - Tuesday 8 November, 2011
Ruairí Quinn is set to receive a report outlining the need for student numbers to be capped in order to avoid the return of fees.
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