Student Loans, failing

There’s never a dull moment at a demonstration. Like many other students, I turned out to protest at the visit of Leo Varadkar and his leading lights to our university. In passing, an older lady challenged me about the sign I was holding – about the need to get rid of college fees. “When I…

SUSI confirms grant system is running smoothly | Heather Steele

Almost two-thirds of grants have been paid to students already this year according to a statement by SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland), the single Awarding Authority for all new student grant applications. The system is well ahead of time compared to the multiple system failures it experienced last year. Grants have been paid to 39,000…