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Why are wealthier young people more likely to go to college?

Catríona Ryan, Head of Access Policy at the HEA and Ed Walsh, President of the University of Limerick, joined Shane and Kieran to break down a new report from the Higher Education Authority which revealed a stark discrepancy in college admissions between wealthier and less wealthy young people .

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12.18 21 Oct 2019


Why are wealthier young people more likely to go to college?


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12.18 21 Oct 2019


The Higher Education Authority has published a new report today providing a detailed picture of the geographical and socio-economic make-up of Ireland's higher education institutions and courses.

Shane Coleman and Kieran Cuddihy were joined on the show this morning by Catríona Ryan, Head of Access Policy at the HEA for a full breakdown of the report, before speaking with Ed Walsh, President of the University of Limerick, for his take on these new findings.


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