Student Support

Student Support

There is national and international evidence that the first year of undergraduate studies is the crucial year for students. Students who progress beyond this first year have much greater chances of successfully graduating. As a result, Irish universities have been active over many years in addressing issues aimed at improving student retention (in particular during first year) and successful progression to graduation. Read more.

Student Feedback

Students have a major contribution to make in ensuring the quality of higher education and training provided in Irish universities. Regular and structured student feedback on their engagement with their studies and with broader university life, and on the quality and relevance of learning, teaching and other services, is important in contributing to this process. The main national student survey in Ireland which informs institutional and programme management, as well as national policy is the Irish Survey of Student Engagement (ISSE)Read more…

Grants and Scholarships

Each Irish university provides a range of undergraduate and postgraduate student grants and scholarships, financed through the university’s own resources or through endowments from alumni, private benefactors, and other partners such as industry. Read more…