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#Student fees

# student-fees - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'This is just the tipping point': The cost of being a student in Ireland has skyrocketed in the past decade

Students protested this week in UCD on more than one occasion about the high cost of rent.

# student-fees - Monday 18 December, 2017

Complaint upheld after UCD student asked to pay almost €500 more in fees than advertised

Outdated fee information had been listed on UCD’s School of Medicine website.

# student-fees - Monday 11 July, 2016

The future of third-level education could mean no fees

Alternatively, it might mean student loans. A new report by an expert group puts three options up for consideration.

# student-fees - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Student smuggled cocaine into Ireland 'to pay for college fees'

Lucas Lima (25) was offered between €1,000 and €3,000 to bring the bag from Spain.

# student-fees - Saturday 6 February, 2016

FactCheck: Did Labour really break a pledge not to increase student fees?’s GE16 FactCheck tests Fianna Fáil claims about Labour’s record on education.

# student-fees - Monday 9 November, 2015

Donegal students almost twice as likely to receive grant money than those from Dublin

The research into grants is the first of its kind.

# student-fees - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

# student-fees - Friday 18 May, 2012

Government talks to AIB about public-private partnership for student loans Exclusive

The government started talking with AIB last December with the idea that students would pay back loans based on their future income.

# student-fees - Monday 6 February, 2012

TD calls for instalment plan to help with student fees

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

# student-fees - Monday 5 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: Monday

In tonight’s Fix: All the latest from the Budget; good news for Ryan Tubridy; and the world’s Christmas capital (which you’ve never heard of…)

Let us know: What do you think of the Budget so far?

One Budget day down, one to go – and we’re looking for your thoughts about the proceedings so far…

In numbers: the first half of Budget 2012

A numerical breakdown of where the government has cut €2.2 billion in spending,

Student registration fee to rise again by €250

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

Student protesters target third FG TD's office

Eoghan Murphy TD’s office in Ranelagh, Dublin is being occupied by students protesting against third-level grant cuts and increased fees.

# student-fees - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

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.

# student-fees - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

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.

# student-fees - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Poll: Should third-level tuition fees be reintroduced? Your Say This post contains a poll

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?

# student-fees - Thursday 9 December, 2010

UK student protests expected ahead of fee increase vote UK

UK student protests expected ahead of fee increase vote

As UK government debates and votes on tuition fee hike, thousands of students prepare to march and protest.