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Minister Publishes Framework for Consent in Higher Education

The Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD, has published a Framework for Consent in Higher Education Institutions. This arises out of a consultation with the Consent Expert Group, who wish to implement the best practices for…

President Deeks: ‘Since the Global Economic Crisis, Trust in Universities has Reduced Around the World’

UCD President Andrew Deeks has told staff that ‘trust in universities has reduced around the world’, following the global economic crisis. He made the statement to staff in his latest Presidential Bulletin, while reflecting on his recent trip to Ghana….

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…