Archive for Danny Kennedy

Executive pressed over student fees

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , , on 17 March 2011 by Steve

“The Northern Ireland Executive has been pressed to make a swift decision on student fees …” (more)

[Independent, 16 March]

University chief’s plea to Assembly: Stop dithering on tuition fees

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , , on 16 March 2011 by Steve

“The Chancellor of the University of Ulster has warned that the Assembly needs to make a decision on tuition fees quickly for the sake of local students seeking a place in third level education …” (more)

[Lesley-Anne Henry, Belfast Telegraph, 16 March]

Strategy to boost university access

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 7 March 2011 by Steve

“Those most able but least likely to attend university in Northern Ireland will be targeted through a new Government strategy to improve access to higher education. Outreach initiatives in deprived areas will be a key feature of the plan to encourage young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to continue in learning, Danny Kennedy told the assembly …” (more)

[Belfast Telegraph, 7 March]

Minister in warning on tuition fees

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 12 January 2011 by Steve

“Universities in Northern Ireland must not become clubs for the rich because of unfair tuition costs, Universities Minister Danny Kennedy has said …” (more)

[Independent, 12 January]

NI tuition fees are ‘likely’ to rise

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 9 December 2010 by Steve

“Third level tuition fees in Northern Ireland are ‘likely’ to rise, according to the new Minister for Employment and Learning …” (more)

[BBC News, 9 December]