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  • 22-04-2022 2:28pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 5,542 ✭✭✭


    Hey guys,


    Long story short, I was attending an undergrad degree but dropped out in the final year (2016) due to family circumstances. I received the SUSI grant while attending. I've very recently been made redundant from work and planning on doing a one year access course in Northern Ireland with the view to progress onto a 3 year undergraduate degree afterwards. Am I eligible to a SUSI grant again if I've received one previously for 3 years of a previous undergrad course?

    Thank you.



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  • Registered Users Posts: 22,306 ✭✭✭✭endacl


    Potentially yes, but lots of variables. Passage of time, personal finances etc. Unfortunately, you won't know until you accept a place on a course and apply for the grant.



  • Registered Users Posts: 2,974 ✭✭✭gipi


    Check whether you'll have to pay college fees too - I recall that students who went through undergraduate years more than once had to pay 2nd time around - someone I know did first year of a course, realised it wasn't for him,then did first year again in a different course. He had to pay fees for the first year of his new course.


    Edit: you may be okay re fees, as it's been over 5 years since your last course. More info here

    https://www.citizensinformation.ie/en/education/third_level_education/fees_and_supports_for_third_level_education/fees.html



  • Registered Users Posts: 5,542 ✭✭✭Duff


    Thanks alot guys, I'll look into it now!



  • Registered Users Posts: 7 drummyel


    When my daughter studied in the North she didn't get fees but did get the maintenance grant she had to borrow from student loans UK thinknit was £12000 for the 3 years but she won't start paying it back till she reaches a income of €25,000



  • Registered Users Posts: 8 gillrich


    Did you find out that actually? I want to apply for a college myself as well just not sure if i can manage it together with the work and family. I know about services like this one https://academized.com/book-report-writing-service just not sure how good is that to use such a help and what happens if you get caught.

    Post edited by gillrich on


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