84% of parents struggle to cover third level costs - survey

8 in 10 Irish parents support their child with college related costs by contributing €421 per month, an increase on the €410 figure in 2011, according to a new survey.

13th August, 2013
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8 in 10 Irish parents support their child with college related costs by contributing €421 per month, an increase on the €410 figure in 2011, according to a new survey.

The Irish League of Credit Unions survey into the costs of third level education in Ireland found that 84 per cent of all parents struggle to cover the cost of third level education, with 71 per cent of family budgets adversely impacted by the increased registration fees. 8...

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