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Time has a revealing opinion piece on how universities develop when they try to emulate big business and join the rankings arms race. How American Universities Turned Into Corporations is a brief but telling article that shows that, while applying business … Continue reading
Public funding, rather than increased fees and student debt, will safeguard the contribution of higher education to economic development and social mobility/cohesion, the recent NERI report on higher education concludes.
UCD student newspaper The College Tribune carries an interview with Prof Ronnie Munck, of the DCU Section Committee, on the Defend the University campaign. The charter now has been signed by over 1,000 people. ‘Students want jobs (of course!) but … Continue reading
IFUT has announced five student bursaries worth €2,000 each. The bursaries are open to undergraduate and postgraduate students at a range of third level institutions, including DCU. Deadline for applications is December 31st. Further details at ifut.ie.