Monthly Archives: July 2013

Third-level fees for Migrant and Irish students now equal

Migrant families living in Ireland will no longer have to pay the 10,000- to 12,000-euro fee that migrant students in Ireland have previously been asked to pay for their third-level education. The concession marks a significant point of progress in … Continue reading

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CAO first preferences revealed – what do they tell us?

The CAO figures for first preference submissions have been released. These are typically a good indicator of the points requirements for courses when CAO offers are issued in late August. Growing in popularity Among the subject areas showing a growth … Continue reading

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Dispute resolution – letting cooler heads prevail

Cool heads, if only they prevailed a bit more often. It seems that wherever there are people, there will inevitably be disputes – whether over money, territory, possessions or rights. Disputes at the highest levels can have massive costs. For … Continue reading

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Times of Change: NUI Maynooth conference on making the move to higher education

It seems that up until now, not enough serious consideration has been paid to the the transition that post-primary students face as they head into higher education. Which seems a bit strange for a number of reasons. For one thing, … Continue reading

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