Visa conditions can constrain international student numbers

Leonie Machbert looks at how visa conditions can affect non-EU student numbers in Ireland. Ireland aims to increase the number of international students studying at Irish universities and colleges by 6 per cent in the coming three years. However, the visa conditions could prevent non-European students from studying in Ireland. “Irish universities have a good reputation. Students come here for… Read more »

Griffith College students campaign for equal access to SUSI grant

Griffith’s Students’ Union wants the grant made available to students at private colleges, reports Amelie Pyta. The Students’ Union from Griffith College has started a campaign that students from private colleges can get the Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) grant. Currently students from private universities do not qualify for the SUSI grant. The SUSI programme is Ireland’s only national awarding authority for… Read more »