The vision of the National Access Plan is to ensure that the student body entering, participating in and completing higher education at all levels reflects the diversity and social mix of Ireland’s population.

Mature Student Survey

Survey of Past, Current and Potential Mature Students

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Public Consultation on Mature Student Participation in Higher Education

Invitation to Make a Submission to Public Consultation on Mature Student Participation in Higher Education

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National Access Plan

Progress Review

Programme for Access to Higher Education

The Programme for Access to Higher Education is a dedicated fund committed to increasing participation by underrepresented groups in higher education.

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Student Assistance Fund

The Student Assistance Fund provides financial support to full or part-time students who are experiencing financial difficulties while attending higher education.

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Fund for Students with Disabilities

The Fund for Students with Disabilities ensures students with disabilities have the necessary assistance and equipment to enable them to access, fully participate in and successfully complete their chosen course of study.

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Access Publications

Access News

Access Statistics

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