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Aidan Regan Receives Funding To Open Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence

Aidan Regan is assistant professor at the UCD School of Politics and International Relations. He has just been awarded a grant by the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme to open a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in UCD. The project will…

UCD and Trinity College Presidents Issue Unprecedented Call for Urgent Funding

The President of UCD Andrew Deeks and the Trinity college President Patrick Prendergast yesterday issued a statement to politicians in Ireland, calling for an urgent increase in funding for higher education. The joint-call to both government and the political opposition…

Long-Awaited Cassells Report into Third-Level Funding Crisis Released

The cost of funding the higher education sector will need to increase by €600 million a year by 2021 stated the Cassells Report, which was released today. The report, officially titled “Investing in National Ambition” has said colleges and universities…

Shortage in college places imminent says new report

A dramatic shortage of college places is set to affect the academic future of applicants unless urgent action is taken. The launch of a new report investigating higher-education funding has sparked a national debate on the existing system of third-level…