More than 200 students a day are applying for a grant, weeks after the deadline for lodging grant applications has passed.
The government's centralised student grants system, Student Universal Support Ireland (Susi), received almost 100,000 grant applications by its August 1 application deadline. However, figures from Susi show that hundreds of students are still applying for financial support.
''Students can still apply to Susi, and indeed are doing so, but priority in the processing of applications is given...
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