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#SUSI

From TheJournal.ie Due a student grant? Applications open today Grant Me Some Cash

Due a student grant? Applications open today

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

From TheJournal.ie 20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed Money Money Money

20,000 students are still waiting for their grant applications to be processed

…but most of them haven’t submitted all the necessary documentation.

From TheJournal.ie Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years Frustration

Student denied grant may have to drop out of college for third time in four years

Ennis-raised Raymond, 21, says he feels abandoned after his latest Susi application was rejected earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie If you get this email about student grants, don't click the link... It's a scam No Susi - No!

If you get this email about student grants, don't click the link... It's a scam

The students grants body says a number of people have received the email.

From TheJournal.ie With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running Close Call

With one day until the college grant deadline the SUSI website is back up and running

Head of communications with Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) Graham Doyle says that all applicants should now be able to access their website.

From TheJournal.ie Taxpayers could end up footing €4.1m bill for student grant overpayment Chaotic Delays

Taxpayers could end up footing €4.1m bill for student grant overpayment

The Department of Education has apologised for the error.

From TheJournal.ie Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless Opinion

Postgraduate SUSI applicant? Let’s hope you were never hardworking or homeless

I worked full-time during my full-time undergraduate degree; in 2007 my mother and I became homeless. Yet I am not deemed eligible for a full postgraduate grant.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that Students

Opinion: I had to leave home and become independent at 18 – but SUSI won't recognise that

The grant is supposed to be there for people like me – people who can’t survive in college without it. But I don’t fit into SUSI’s picture of what a student is.

From TheJournal.ie Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year Quick Payment

Student finance body SUSI has paid out 11,000 more grants than this time last year

There are around 19,000 students still awaiting payments.

From TheJournal.ie Howlin wants to know what you think about public bodies sharing data Reform

Howlin wants to know what you think about public bodies sharing data

A public consultation process has been announced ahead of the publication of the Data-Sharing and Governance Bill.

From TheJournal.ie Are you eligible for a student grant? SUSI is open for applications... Apply Time

Are you eligible for a student grant? SUSI is open for applications...

You can apply for the grant online.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI set up special unit to urgently reassess 65 students Priority

SUSI set up special unit to urgently reassess 65 students

The students were previously informed that the authority make ‘seek to recover’ their grants, if they are not reassessed.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students Student Grant

SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students

Questions had been raised about the eligibility of dental nursing and hygiene students at UCC and Trinity.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI may 'seek to recover' 65 postgraduate grants Postgraduates

SUSI may 'seek to recover' 65 postgraduate grants

The grants were received in error due to a combination of mis-assessment by SUSI and the forms being completed incorrectly, and the students can apply to be re-assessed.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Operation Emigration – is the Government trying to give us the shove? Opinion

Column: Operation Emigration – is the Government trying to give us the shove?

High youth unemployment, education cuts, and JobBridge… am I the only one thinking the Government is trying to get rid of us?

From TheJournal.ie SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications Student Grants

SUSI: Decisions have been made on all completed student grant applications

In its latest progress report, the awarding body has confirmed it’s reached the finalisation stage for grants two months faster than the last academic year.

From TheJournal.ie Student denied a grant by SUSI, despite being €7,600 below income threshold Wake Up Lil SUSI

Student denied a grant by SUSI, despite being €7,600 below income threshold

A Sinn Féin councillor says that he had to write to SUSI to explain that €46,661 is less than €54,240.

From TheJournal.ie Over 90 per cent of students awarded grants have been paid say SUSI Student Grants

Over 90 per cent of students awarded grants have been paid say SUSI

A total of 43,000 students have a grant decision at this point compared to 6,000 students at this time last year.

From TheJournal.ie Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled SUSI

Some 3,000 students have had their grant refused or cancelled

In its latest update, SUSI says it is more than two months ahead of where it was this time last year in processing grant applications.

From TheJournal.ie Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI Grants

Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI

The Ombudsman is dealing with more than 50 complaints from third level students about the new grant-allocating body SUSI.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI 'working closely' with the Ombudsman on student grant complaints Student Grants

SUSI 'working closely' with the Ombudsman on student grant complaints

A total of 55 cases of complaints against the grant system were accepted by the Ombudsman with 34 of them still open.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Wednesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI Student Grants

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Around 61,500 applications have been assessed by SUSI – and of these, around 40,000 students will end up getting a grant.

From TheJournal.ie Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’ Cuts

Ruairi Quinn considers cutting grants; students say ‘don’t even think about it’

The Union of Students in Ireland say they are “ready and equipped” to fight any attempt to cut student grants.

From TheJournal.ie Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule' Student Grants

Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'

Some 82,000 applications were received by the deadline earlier this month but SUSI are still accepting them.

From TheJournal.ie 59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline Student Grants

59,000 new grant applications received by SUSI ahead of deadline

SUSI said today that they are still accepting applications and that delays in processing seen last year are not expected to be repeated.

From TheJournal.ie Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision University

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision

The Irish student, who is studying in the UK, said he still has not been given news on a decision about his grant application.

From TheJournal.ie Here Is What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the funeral of the Chada brothers, the SUSI grant system and a worldwide travel alert for US citizens.

From TheJournal.ie US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns Threat

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns

The United States would not specify the threat or say which embassies will be closed.

From TheJournal.ie SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments Student Grants

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments

The head of operations at SUSI said that the students grants scheme has undergone a number of improvements.

From TheJournal.ie Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Plus: how many 1 cent and 2 cent coins were minted in Ireland in the last eight years (and may soon be obsolete)?

From TheJournal.ie SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald Wake Up Lil SUSI

SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald

Eamon Gilmore says that he cannot guarantee that third-level grants will be paid before Christmas, but says that ‘lessons have been learned’.

From TheJournal.ie Students can complain to the Ombudsman over grant problems Student Grants

Students can complain to the Ombudsman over grant problems

Some 400 application appeals are still outstanding, but the body handling grant applications says that it is ‘confident’ that mistakes won’t be repeated.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Wednesday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

From TheJournal.ie 118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant Student Grants

118 students still awaiting decision for last year's college grant

SUSI authorities say dozens of students haven’t been ruled on from last year – leaving them in limbo for their college future.

From TheJournal.ie ‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system Student Grants

‘I won’t take my eye off the ball’: Quinn promises better SUSI system

‘Did we get it wrong? Yes’: The education minister admits the reform of the student grants system was botched.

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,200 students still without grants as college year draws to a close Student Grants

Over 2,200 students still without grants as college year draws to a close

While 328 grants have still to be processed by SUSI, an additional 1,938 students remain in limbo as the result of ongoing disputes over documentation.

From TheJournal.ie Fears of repeat delays to grants as SUSI retains a fraction of staff SUSI

Fears of repeat delays to grants as SUSI retains a fraction of staff

Sinn Féin’s Jonathan O’Brien says keeping more of last year’s staff would help to avoid a repeat of 2012′s chronic delays.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants Grants

Six months into year, 14pc of SUSI applicants still without grants

Nearly 10,000 students have either been approved a grant but not yet paid, or have applications still being processed.

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