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Review of student grants to examine support for people who move out of home for college
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Review of student grants to examine support for people who move out of home for college

Dec 14th 2020, 11:29 AM 12,223 Views 15 Comments

Grants for part time students and how Ireland compares internationally will also be examined.

Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister
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Students should have rents refunded in event of second lockdown, says higher education minister

Aug 31st 2020, 11:06 AM 20,023 Views 43 Comments

Simon Harris also defended the fact that college fees would remain the same, even as courses move online.

Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated
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Student grants: Barring orders will no longer be accepted as proof that parents are separated

Dec 5th 2019, 6:30 AM 23,505 Views 14 Comments

Barring orders were included on a list of acceptable documentation students could use to prove their parents were separated.

Due a student grant? Applications open today
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Due a student grant? Applications open today

Apr 5th 2018, 6:15 AM 11,753 Views 4 Comments

The national awarding body is expecting an increase in applications.

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

Nov 30th 2015, 6:10 AM 10,570 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Oct 5th 2015, 6:05 AM 20,786 Views 50 Comments

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

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

Aug 14th 2015, 12:50 PM 16,562 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Jul 31st 2015, 5:50 PM 12,882 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Jun 11th 2015, 12:37 PM 12,303 Views 27 Comments

The Department of Education has apologised for the error.

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

Feb 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 6,055 Views 41 Comments

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.

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

Nov 12th 2014, 1:52 PM 11,214 Views 120 Comments

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.

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

Oct 31st 2014, 4:18 PM 5,544 Views 9 Comments

There are around 19,000 students still awaiting payments.

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

Aug 3rd 2014, 7:30 AM 6,236 Views 38 Comments

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

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

May 27th 2014, 10:08 PM 17,188 Views 64 Comments

You can apply for the grant online.

SUSI set up special unit to urgently reassess 65 students
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SUSI set up special unit to urgently reassess 65 students

Jan 25th 2014, 9:45 AM 8,000 Views 25 Comments

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

SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students
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SUSI restores grant funding for 39 dental nursing and hygiene students

Jan 20th 2014, 9:47 PM 6,608 Views 8 Comments

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

SUSI may 'seek to recover' 65 postgraduate grants
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SUSI may 'seek to recover' 65 postgraduate grants

Jan 19th 2014, 10:30 AM 20,539 Views 42 Comments

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.

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

Jan 9th 2014, 7:30 PM 32 Views 71 Comments

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

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

Nov 30th 2013, 7:00 AM 5,300 Views 8 Comments

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.

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

Nov 21st 2013, 11:34 AM 36,106 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2013, 10:45 AM 4,203 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Sep 27th 2013, 7:15 AM 12,173 Views 47 Comments

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.

Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI
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Students were "put through the mill" by SUSI

Sep 26th 2013, 6:30 AM 6,419 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Sep 25th 2013, 2:30 PM 5,110 Views 17 Comments

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

Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI
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Almost 8,000 applicants turned down for grant by SUSI

Sep 5th 2013, 10:13 PM 13,420 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Aug 18th 2013, 8:04 PM 16,296 Views 159 Comments

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

Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'
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Student grant applications 'being assessed on schedule'

Aug 14th 2013, 3:00 PM 4,487 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Aug 6th 2013, 11:39 AM 5,888 Views 10 Comments

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

Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision
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Student 'waiting nearly a year' for SUSI grant decision

Aug 3rd 2013, 8:30 AM 8,486 Views 33 Comments

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

Here Is What Happened Today: Friday
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Here Is What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:03 PM 13,041 Views 4 Comments

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

US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns
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US to close embassies on Sunday over unspecified security concerns

Aug 2nd 2013, 10:35 AM 7,022 Views 37 Comments

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

SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments
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SUSI: More staff, less bureaucracy, prioritised payments

Jul 29th 2013, 9:28 AM 6,124 Views 21 Comments

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

Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers
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Heatwave, hepatitis and holiday: The week in numbers

Jul 20th 2013, 7:30 PM 8,214 Views 4 Comments

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

SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald
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SUSI affair was 'chaos' says Mary Lou McDonald

Jul 18th 2013, 1:58 PM 5,204 Views 16 Comments

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

Students can complain to the Ombudsman over grant problems
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Students can complain to the Ombudsman over grant problems

Jul 18th 2013, 9:36 AM 3,463 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Jun 19th 2013, 2:35 PM 5,387 Views 15 Comments

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

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

May 28th 2013, 9:54 PM 7,396 Views 51 Comments

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

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

May 8th 2013, 7:49 PM 10,998 Views 62 Comments

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.

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