Thursday, 10 September 2020

Ceisteanna (158)

Gerald Nash

Ceist:

158. Deputy Ged Nash asked the Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science the estimated number of students that would be affected by changing the SUSI adjacency rates from 45km to 25km, in tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [23071/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Further and Higher Education)

The data provided in the table attached is the estimated number of students that would be affected by changing the SUSI adjacency rates from 45km to 25km.

Maintenance Grant Rate

Students distance is measured between 25km and 45km

Special Rate

2,862

100% Ordinary Rate

3,928

75% Ordinary Rate

225

50% Ordinary Rate

405

25% Ordinary Rate

399

Grand Total

7,819