Fear over tuition fees

10th September 2010 at 01:00

Student leaders in Ireland fear the Dublin Government is planning to reintroduce tuition fees through the back door by increasing a "student services" charge. Gary Redmond, president of the Union of Students in Ireland, said he was "gravely concerned" about plans to increase the EUR1,500 cap on the charge by at least EUR1,000. It is used to offset the cost of exams, student registration and other administrative expenses.

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