Dáil Éireann - Volume 633 - 20 March, 2007
Written Answers. - Third Level Charges.
Mr. Stanton Mr. Stanton
Mr. Stanton asked the Minister for Education and Science the third level registration fee charged for each of the years from 1997 to 2006 respectively; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [10587/07]
Ms Hanafin Ms Hanafin
Ms Hanafin: The student charge is levied by third level institutions to defray the costs of examinations, registration and students services. All students who are eligible for means tested student support grant have the student charge paid on their behalf by the Local Authorities or the Vocational Education Committees, in addition to any maintenance grant and tuition fee grant they are entitled to.
The student charge is paid by the students on an academic year basis. The level of the charge for each year since the 1997/1998 academic year is as follows:
Dáil Éireann 633 Written Answers. Third Level Charges.