Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Questions (295)

Andrew Doyle

Question:

295. Deputy Andrew Doyle asked the Minister for Education and Skills the reason for the decision to bring the deadline forward by one month for applications to be made to Student Universal Support Ireland for the 2013/14 academic year; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [30687/13]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The closing date for applications to Student Universal Support Ireland for the academic year 2013/14 is a month earlier than the previous year. The decision was taken in consultation with SUSI and was done in order to facilitate earlier applications and decision on grant applications.