The issue arose in cases where Susi later informed students they had not been approved for grants, but Trinity still charged them reduced fees.Photograph: Alan Betson

An administrative oversight led to Trinity College Dublin undercharging students €1.7 million in university fees, which the college is now looking to (...)

“We have an acute accommodation shortage and accommodation affordability crisis in Ireland which is the single biggest disrupter of prospective students securing the lifelong benefits of a college experience.” File photograph: Getty Images

One of the biggest challenges facing returning and new college students this year is where to live and how to afford the cost of accommodation and mai(...)

More than 40 per cent of successful applicants for student grants in Dublin last year came from just three postal districts, new figures from Susi show. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

More than 40 per cent of successful applicants for student grants in Dublin last year came from just three postal districts, new figures from Studen(...)

 The Union of Students in Ireland in conjunction with the Private Residential Tenancies Board have launched the Student Finance and Accommodation Guide. Photograph: Iain White

Securing a place in college is just the first hurdle for many students. The next one is making sure you can meet the costs of your education for the d(...)

Tom Doyle, chairman of the association’s farm business committee, said “it makes perfect sense” that a high proportion of farming families would qualify for the grant. Photograph: Sara Freund

Figures showing students from rural counties are more likely to get a third-level grant than those in Dublin serve to highlight the low level of incom(...)

Susi (Student Universal Support Ireland) has received 85,000 grant applications and is expecting to receive 110,000 before the deadline on Saturday.

Almost two-thirds of all third level students are expected to apply for a student grant this year, figures indicate with the August 1st deadline for a(...)

File photograph of Trinity College Dublin. The Student Universal Support Ireland website is now accepting applications for college financial aid for the 2015/2016 academic year. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Students seeking maintenance grants and other college financial aid for the 2015/2016 academic year can now make applications on the SUSI (Student Uni(...)

A report of the Comptroller and Auditor General has raised concern at the high level of successful appeals by applicants to Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for college grants. Image: susi.ie

A report of the Comptroller and Auditor General has raised concern at the high level of successful appeals by applicants to Student Universal Support (...)

Student Universal Support Ireland said it had received more than 100,000 applications for 2014-2015 and expected to award approximately 73,000 grants for this academic year. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Almost three-quarters of third-level students due to receive a grant this year have been awarded their funding, according to the student grant awardin(...)

  Freshers’ Week at Trinity College, Dublin. Prospective students should make sure grant applications are complete and in on time. Photograph: Pat Langan

The national student grant awarding body, Susi (Student Universal Support Ireland), is now in its third year of operation. We can all remember the cha(...)

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