Monthly Archives: April 2017

Stripe buys entrepreneur knowledge website Indie Hackers

E-payments giant Stripe has bought Indie Hackers, a knowledge-sharing site for entrepreneurs. Stripe is one of the fastest growing tech companies in the world. It was recently valued at $9bn. In addition, Stripe’s staffing level is expected to soon reach … Continue reading

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Demand for SUSI student grants expected to be high

From Monday, 3 April 2017 the SUSI student grants reopens. The demand is expected to be high, particularly as maintenance grants for postgraduate students have been made available. Students in the lowest income category can apply for the postgraduate maintenance … Continue reading

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Could Brexit be an opportunity for Irish universities?

Global education firm EduCo International Group has claimed that Brexit offers a major opportunity for Irish universities. The company plans to set up an Irish branch to attract international students. Dwindling number of international students in the UK The number … Continue reading

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Better employment prospects (and salaries) for postgrads

Thinking of doing a postgraduate degree? There are two good reasons to do so – the better your education, the better your employment prospects and the better your salary. Research from Ireland and the EU has found that higher levels … Continue reading

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