Students drop out over delay in grants

“Dozens of hard-up students are dropping out of college every week because of massive delays in issuing grants. Maintenance grants are supposed to be paid in three instalments over the academic year. But more than 2,000 students have still not received their first payment, which should have been issued in September last year …” (more)

[Nick Bramhill, Irish Examiner, 28 February]

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