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Asylum Seekers Without Leaving Cert Can Access Third-Level Grants

Asylum Seeker applicants who have not completed the Leaving Certificate but have spent at least three years living in Ireland can now apply for third-level grants. Simon Harris, Minister for Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation & Science, announced this…

Minister Harris Encourages Students to Apply for SUSI Grants by July 9th

The newly appointed Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, has issued a call for students to apply for SUSI grants for 2020/2021 by July 9th, if they have not done so already. July…

Massive Disparity in Distribution of Club Grants

Documents seen by the College Tribune have highlighted the disparity in funding across sports clubs in UCD, with the top 10 clubs in UCD receiving more than 60% of the funding last year. Clubs which are funded in through a…

Study Find More College Grants Being Awarded To Students From Urban Areas

Recent figures reveal changes in the college grant system. The study, recently featured in the Irish Independent, show that students living in predominantly urban areas are more likely to receive University grants, as opposed to students living in rural areas….

Just 360 SUSI Grants Confirmed for UCD Students

With nearly 3 months of the first semester completed, pilule Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) has paid out grants to 360 UCD students since it started processing applications in the summer. This is in contrast to the 860 students who…

Slow grant payments causes restricted access to library for students

Library access has been restricted since last Monday for students who have not yet paid their registration fee. A number of students who contacted the paper were annoyed that, because they hadn’t received their grant, they were unable to pay…