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Higher Education Minister Slammed For Comments On Using Grants To Pay Rent.

: 08/14/2019 - 17:40

The Unions of Students in Ireland has slammed comments by the Higher Education Minister, Mary Mitchell O'Connor, that students should use their grants to pay for accommodation. 

The average rent for a student in Dublin is around 7200 euro per academic year however the maximum SUSI grant is just under 6000 euro. 

Craig McHugh of the USI says Mary Mitchell O'Connor's comments are not realistic; 


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