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The things we want to talk about this week are mostly the same as those of last week, because they keep re-occurring and they keep being interesting and demanding attention and discussion.
Athlone Institute of Technology is to benefit from the construction of a STEM building on campus following the announcement by Deputy Simon Harris, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, that funds will be afforded towards the construction of extensions at 11 third level institutions, creating space for 8,000 additional students.
Students "cannot be expected to pay" full fees when many higher education institutes are moving to online only learning due to the impact of the coronavirus.
The president of GMIT, Dr Orla Flynn, has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, TD, of a grant of €1,067,000 for capital works and equipment in GMIT.
Fine Gael Deputy Alan Dillon welcomes the allocation of €5 million by Government to support students’ mental health and wellbeing, specifically €164,000 which has been allocated locally to Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.
It has been announced that NUI Galway will receive some €313,000 to support students' mental health and wellbeing for the upcoming academic year
Third level students in Galway will benefit from a new €1,366,693 fund to help them access laptops and other devices, as part of a larger Government package to help the education sector deal with the impact of Covid-19.
Students of NUI Galway and the GMIT must not sign long term student accommodation leases until they know how long they will be physically spending on campus due to the situation with Covid-19.
At a time when there is little summer income available to students, it is "the height of unfairness" that students of NUI Galway should incur a €295 repeat exam fee, when their counterparts in other Irish universities have had their repeat fees waived.
The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation, and Science Simon Harris and Minister of State for Further Education and Skills Niall Collins have announced the launch of the consultation process to help develop a new action plan for apprenticeship.