Oireachtas Joint and Select Committees

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Public Accounts Committee

Higher Education Authority: Financial Statements 2014

10:00 am

Photo of Patrick O'DonovanPatrick O'Donovan (Limerick, Fine Gael) | Oireachtas source

So if a course is left unfilled there could be a student with their heart set on a course but who will miss out by five points because university X decides it needs to be in the 450-500 points range because its competitors are. It does not want to come below the threshold so it forgoes five or ten places but the HEA is still funding it.


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