Student grant system to be reformed after delay fiasco

A major overhaul of the government's new centralised student grants system is to be implemented in time for the next academic year.

6th January, 2013

A major overhaul of the government's new centralised student grants system, Student Universal Support Ireland (Susi), is to be implemented in time for the next academic year, as thousands of third level students continue to wait for their grants to be paid for the current academic year.

More than 67,000 students applied for a grant via the new system, which was introduced for the current academic year. However, the system has been marred by long...

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