Archive for registration fee

Confusion over allocation of contribution charge to services

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 1 March 2011 by Steve

“Confusion has arisen as to how much funds will be allocated to student services due to the rebranding of the student registration fee for next term. The Student Contribution Charge, which was introduced when the 2011 budget was announced, will replace the student registration fee for the term 2011/2012 …” (more)

[Katie Hughes, University Observer, 1 March]

USI Welcomes Labour’s Commitment to Scrapping PLC Reg Fee and Reducing Student Service Charge

Posted in Fees and access, Governance and administration with tags , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“The Union of Students in Ireland has welcomed the Labour Party’s commitment to abolish the €200 registration fee for Post Leaving Certificate courses, and to reducing the student services charge back to €1,500, if they are in Government after the election …” (more)

[Irish Press Releases, 17 February]

Planned cuts in education spark cabinet tensions

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 1 November 2010 by Steve

“Relations between the two government parties are coming under strain over a proposed €400 million in spending cuts targeting the education sector. The scale of the cuts planned for education is expected to result in a roll-back of pledges that were secured during negotiations between the Greens and Fianna Fáil on the renewed Programme for Government last year …” (more)

[Niamh Connolly, Sunday Business Post, 31 October]

Registration fee hike for third level expected

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 31 October 2010 by Steve

“There is growing speculation that next month’s Budget will contain an increase in registration fees by around €1,000 or even doubled by €1,500 to €3,000 for next year …” (more)

[RTÉ News, 31 October]

Third-level charge to rocket

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 27 October 2010 by Steve

“The middle class will be hit hard when student registration charges for higher education rocket next year. Charges jumped from €900 to €1,500 last year and a further substantial rise is on the cards …” (more)

[John Walshe, Independent, 27 October]

Hiking of third-level student registration fees being considered

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 27 October 2010 by Steve

“The Government is considering raising student registration charges again to achieve savings in the near €9 billion education budget …” (more)

[Niall Murray, Irish Examiner, 27 October]

Registration fee to double – Ó Broin

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 20 October 2010 by Steve

“This year’s cohort of class reps was told to expect a significant raise in the student registration fee as well as major cutbacks in student support services in the upcoming Budget, which will be delivered on December 7th …” (more)

[Ronan Costello, University Times, 19 October]