Students complain of exam results strewn with errors

Hundreds of mature students who applied for university places studying nursing and midwifery received their results late last Friday night - only to find them full of errors.

19th May, 2012
Fiona Tierney, chief executive of the Public Appointments Service.

Hundreds of mature students who applied for university places studying nursing and midwifery received their eagerly-anticipated results late last Friday night - only to find them full of errors.

Almost 1,600 mature students who applied for one of the five nursing degrees were called for a written assessment in April. The Public Appointments Service (PAS) - a government body that recruits on behalf of the HSE and other state bodies - organised the assessment on...

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