Archive for emigration

Students told they will have to emigrate

Posted in Life with tags , , on 16 March 2011 by Steve

“Many students will have to emigrate because of the bleak employment situation in Ireland, the chairman of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) admitted yesterday …” (more)

[Independent, 16 March]

Emigration rate of UCC graduates doubles

Posted in Life with tags , , on 23 February 2011 by Steve

“The rate of emigration among graduates of one of the country’s biggest colleges has almost doubled in two years, as one-in-eight picked up work overseas within nine months of finishing degrees at University College Cork …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 23 February]

Master graduates hope for better life in Oz

Posted in Life with tags , on 4 February 2011 by Steve

“She started college when her prospects never looked brighter and finished when they never looked worse …” (more)

[Kerrie Kennedy, Irish Examiner, 4 February]

‘When I went to college, I thought I could stay in Ireland. Not any more’

Posted in Life with tags , on 22 January 2011 by Steve

“A steady stream of recent graduates looking for fresh opportunities abroad flocked to an education and career exhibition yesterday …” (more)

[Allison Bray, Independent, 22 January]

63% of graduates consider emigration

Posted in Life with tags , on 22 January 2011 by Steve

“Over 63% of recent graduates and industry professionals will consider emigrating in the current economic climate according to new research …” (more)

[Sarah Kirkwood, Inside Ireland, 21 January]

USI says political parties must ‘get serious’ about emigration

Posted in Life with tags , , on 20 January 2011 by Steve

“The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has this afternoon said that the country’s political parties must ‘get serious’ about the issue of student emigration …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 20 January]

USI: Hunt recommendations will cause ‘brain drain’

Posted in Governance and administration with tags , , , on 11 January 2011 by Steve

“The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has claimed this afternoon that the recommendations of the controversial Hunt Report will cause a ‘brain drain’ in Ireland …” (more)

[Cork Student News, 11 January]