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Over one in ten international students have been the victim of an accommodation scam in Ireland
Five percent of international students have been offered a room in return for sex.
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'I didn't want to put anyone at risk': International students staying in Ireland celebrate Christmas far from home
International students have been faced with the choice of travelling home for Christmas or staying in Ireland far from their families.
'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs
There has been no clarity from immigration authorities about when rules will be enforced.
'A slightly lesser place': Challenges ahead for universities as international student numbers fall by up to 50%
A less diverse campus and a devastating impact on university income lies ahead due to a drop in international students.
Not all third-level students will be able to be accommodated on campus in the autumn
The minister said international students can come to the country to study as long as they self-isolate.
Trump administration rescinds decision to revoke some international student visas
ICE had said that international students must leave the country if their classes are only online, or transfer to a school offering in-person tuition.
Universities face huge losses as thousands of international students delay accepting course offers
Some universities are offering online only study options but others will require the students to move to Ireland for their course.
Number of non-EEA students in Ireland reaches record level: here's where they're coming from
There has been a 45% increase in students from non-EEA countries since 2013.
Brazilian student: Coming to Dublin was a dream come true but sharing a house with 14 others was a nightmare
‘We are delighted to come and spend our savings on courses and accommodation but we need help to get set up. None of us wants to sleep on the streets,’ writes Ana Marta Gonçalves.
Fraud, high rents, no accommodation: The problems facing Ireland's international students
International students studying in Ireland are facing a myriad of problems.
Gardaí contacted over fees owed to international students
“Wherever you’re hiding, we need that money.”
Student group criticises Shelbourne College for failing to repay fees
RTÉ has reported that the college owes international students €200,000.
There were loads more Brazilians in Ireland last year... And here's why*
*We’re talking about the people, not the *ahem* beauty treatment.
Another English language school has closed, days after it said it wouldn't
English in Dublin going is the seventh such closure in the last five months.
Students from closed colleges must be in education for immigration reasons - Minister
The reminder came as the Government announced a clamp down on ‘rogue operators’ in the international education sector
Task force for international students established as Eden College creditors meet
A representative body for international students says they want tuition prioritised by liquidators.
Griffith College will write off your fees if you host an international student
Families who agree to take on a student for the full year – 52 weeks – will have their fees completely set aside, while those who take in a student for 40 weeks will have their fees reduced to €1000.