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#Student Universal Support Ireland

# student-universal-support-ireland - Sunday 19 January, 2014

SUSI may 'seek to recover' 65 postgraduate grants

The grants were received in error due to a combination of mis-assessment by SUSI and the forms being completed incorrectly, and the students can apply to be re-assessed.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Thursday 18 July, 2013

SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald

Eamon Gilmore says that he cannot guarantee that third-level grants will be paid before Christmas, but says that ‘lessons have been learned’.

Students can complain to the Ombudsman over grant problems

Some 400 application appeals are still outstanding, but the body handling grant applications says that it is ‘confident’ that mistakes won’t be repeated.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant

SUSI authorities say dozens of students haven’t been ruled on from last year – leaving them in limbo for their college future.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system

‘Did we get it wrong? Yes’: The education minister admits the reform of the student grants system was botched.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

Over 2,200 students still without grants as college year draws to a close

While 328 grants have still to be processed by SUSI, an additional 1,938 students remain in limbo as the result of ongoing disputes over documentation.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Friday 3 May, 2013

Fears of repeat delays to grants as SUSI retains a fraction of staff

Sinn Féin’s Jonathan O’Brien says keeping more of last year’s staff would help to avoid a repeat of 2012′s chronic delays.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

SUSI backlog means some student grants delayed until 2013 - Quinn

The Minister for Education says SUSI has taken on another 50 staff this week to clear the backlog of 21,000 applications.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Labour TD calls for bankers' pay and pensions to be tackled

Labour Party TD for Dublin North Brendan Ryan says the Irish public “will not stand for further cuts in education or other frontline services”.

# student-universal-support-ireland - Tuesday 13 November, 2012

Kenny: "All successful applicants will receive grants by year-end"

The Taoiseach was fielding questions about delays in the processing of student grant applications.