Fears of huge rise in third-level fees, in Ireland, of up to €6k
Written on Thursday, 24 May 2012 22:35

Irish Independent May 24 2012
Families are facing the prospect of a huge hike in the fees for sending children to college.

Education Minister Ruairi Quinn has already signalled that charges would rise to €3,000 a year by September 2015. But that could now double to €6,000 in the wake of new recommendations.

In September, students will already be paying €2,250 in registration fees, with phased increases for each of the next three years. But a report being prepared for Mr Quinn is likely to conclude that there is no alternative to students paying even more.

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EU scores well in New Global Rankings of National Higher Education Systems
Written on Monday, 14 May 2012 17:44

A new system of ranking countries said to be the ‘best’ at providing higher education was published recently by Universitas 21, the 15-year-old global network of 23 leading research-intensive universities*

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Study in Europe Information Sessions
Written on Thursday, 19 April 2012 14:56

EUNiCAS is running its next public information sessions at the end of the month, in London and Dublin, where you can learn about the opportunities to study in Europe, through English, both in 2012 and 2013. Find out about programme availability, entry requirements, application procedures, student support and much more.

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Three-Quarters of English Universities to Cut Student Places
Written on Thursday, 29 March 2012 20:39

Daily Telegraph 29 March 2012

Almost 100 out of 130 universities in England could be forced to take fewer undergraduates this year numbers following the introduction of reforms designed to drive down tuition fees, it emerged.

Many members of the elite Russell Group are among those facing reductions, with Liverpool, Leeds, Manchester, Newcastle and Southampton being particularly hit.

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Some Important Application Deadlines
Written on Monday, 26 March 2012 15:05

Over the next six weeks, the application deadlines are approaching for over sixty programmes in leading universities across Europe that can put you on the fast track to an international career. Of course there are a significant number of programmes that are open for applications until the end of June and even later but, if you are interested in any of the programmes below, you should contact EUNiCAS now to ensure your application arrives in time.

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