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# gary-redmond - Monday 28 May, 2012

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

Students to take appeal against grant reforms to the Supreme Court

May 28th 2012, 5:09 PM 2,479 Views 13 Comments

One of the three students who sought the original judicial review has since dropped out of college due to grant reforms and is planning to emigrate.

# gary-redmond - Monday 14 May, 2012

Students to hold nationwide online vote to decide fees policy
# Tuition Fees
# Tuition Fees

Students to hold nationwide online vote to decide fees policy

May 14th 2012, 1:04 PM 2,452 Views 39 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland will ballot its members nationwide on whether to change their ‘free fees’ policy.

# gary-redmond - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

High Court dismisses students' appeal against third-level grant reforms
# Student Grants
# Student Grants

High Court dismisses students' appeal against third-level grant reforms

Apr 25th 2012, 11:41 AM 4,265 Views 34 Comments

Students whose grants were reformed last year are told the State’s economic problems trump their legitimate expectations.

# gary-redmond - Thursday 5 April, 2012

'Disgraceful': Students slate top university staff refusal to take pay cut
# Pay Cap
# Pay Cap

'Disgraceful': Students slate top university staff refusal to take pay cut

Apr 5th 2012, 7:49 AM 6,230 Views 25 Comments

A number of university heads have reportedly ignored requests to reduce their pay below €200,000.

# gary-redmond - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

Students defer vote on whether to abandon ‘free fees’ stance
# Education
# Education

Students defer vote on whether to abandon ‘free fees’ stance

Apr 3rd 2012, 6:45 AM 3,137 Views 21 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland will hold a one-off special congress to decide whether to support other forms of funding.

# gary-redmond - Monday 20 February, 2012

High Court to hear arguments on reversing changes to college grants
# Courts
# Courts

High Court to hear arguments on reversing changes to college grants

Feb 20th 2012, 11:19 AM 1,501 Views 0 Comments

The High Court will hear arguments from students who say they had a legitimate expectation their grants would not be cut.

# gary-redmond - Monday 6 February, 2012

TD calls for instalment plan to help with student fees
# College Fees
# College Fees

TD calls for instalment plan to help with student fees

Feb 6th 2012, 5:52 PM 2,219 Views 26 Comments

Fine Gael’s Alan Farrell said a monthly direct debit system would ease pressure on families.

# gary-redmond - Friday 3 February, 2012

College registration fee could hit €3,000, warns education minister
# College Fees
# College Fees

College registration fee could hit €3,000, warns education minister

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:39 AM 3,641 Views 44 Comments

Ruairí Quinn told students in Limerick that the reg fee could be €3,000 by 2015 – double what it was in 2010.

# gary-redmond - Monday 5 December, 2011

Student registration fee to rise again by €250
# Budget12
# Budget12

Student registration fee to rise again by €250

Dec 5th 2011, 4:07 PM 3,270 Views 36 Comments

The increase will have a serious impact on families across the country, the Union of Students in Ireland has warned.

# gary-redmond - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest
# Stop Fees
# Stop Fees

Students briefly occupy Department of Jobs in fees protest

Nov 29th 2011, 4:36 PM 4,625 Views 73 Comments

The third-level students had brought enough food to last several weeks – and a portable toilet – but left the building when Gardaí arrived on the scene.

# gary-redmond - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

Report expected to make the case for capping places in college
# Points Race
# Points Race

Report expected to make the case for capping places in college

Nov 8th 2011, 10:06 AM 833 Views 21 Comments

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.

# gary-redmond - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Students brand government 'liars' over tuition fee promises
# Third Level Fees
# Third Level Fees

Students brand government 'liars' over tuition fee promises

Nov 1st 2011, 8:33 AM 2,001 Views 26 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland has launched a new campaign to prevent further increases in college fees.

# gary-redmond - Friday 7 October, 2011

State given three weeks to file defence in review of college grants
# Courts
# Courts

State given three weeks to file defence in review of college grants

Oct 7th 2011, 12:52 PM 793 Views 7 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland is seeking a judicial review into changes of the third-level grants system.

# gary-redmond - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

Government officials intervene as Irish J1 students warned over faked passport ploy
# Fake Passports
# Fake Passports

Government officials intervene as Irish J1 students warned over faked passport ploy

Aug 17th 2011, 8:49 PM 7,872 Views 26 Comments

Students under 21 are warned not to doctor their passports, after a number of Irish are caught falsifying their documents.

# gary-redmond - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Student income down by over a third since 2009 - survey
# Students
# Students

Student income down by over a third since 2009 - survey

Aug 10th 2011, 5:58 PM 858 Views 9 Comments

Research commission by AIB shows that the average student’s weekly disposable income has fallen by 36 per cent since 2009.

# gary-redmond - Monday 18 July, 2011

Students launch High Court challenge against 'savage' cuts to grants
# Courts
# Courts

Students launch High Court challenge against 'savage' cuts to grants

Jul 18th 2011, 3:27 PM 1,643 Views 10 Comments

The Union of Students in Ireland says students could not have expected grants to be slashed by up to 60 per cent.

# gary-redmond - Monday 2 August, 2010

Students to highlight Irish brain drain
# Students
# Students

Students to highlight Irish brain drain

Aug 2nd 2010, 4:18 PM 313 Views 0 Comments

USI say graduates are forced to leave Ireland.