Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (446)

Brendan Griffin

Question:

446. Deputy Brendan Griffin asked the Minister for Education and Skills if a UK course will be recognised for a student grant for a person (details supplied) in County Kerry; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36355/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

The definition of an approved institution is set out in Section 7 of the Student Support Act 2011 and Regulation 3 of the Student Support Regulations 2019.

The definition of an approved course is set out in Section 8 of the Student Support Act 2011 and Regulation 4 of the Student Support Regulations 2019

I have been advised that the institution in question is not an approved institution for student grant purposes. There are currently no plans to regulate to approve this institution for student grant purposes.