Irish Council for International Students
ICOS has been alerted that some students are being contacted by a person pretending to be an immigration officer. The scammer claims he is ringing students in relation to their immigration permission and demands a payment be made over the phone.
There is an important new law being debated next week in Dáil Éireann which could have an impact on international students. The Health Insurance Amendment Bill 2019, which is looking at reforming part of the insurance industry..
The Department of Justice and Equality have launched a public consultation on how existing hate speech legislation in Ireland can be improved.
ICOS Training Services
We provide training services in intercultural awareness and competency for staff and students, as well as information sessions for newly arrived international groups, all of which can be tailored to your needs and requirements.
Life in Ireland
From the weather, to banking, shopping and entertainment, our guide to life in Ireland for international students provides some basic information that you need to know, as well as some useful tips.
Scams and Fraud
Some fraudsters or "scammers" specifically target international students, so ICOS has put together some useful information that will help you to recognise when someone is trying to commit fraud or “scam” you.
Ireland's Fellowship Programme
ICOS provides management services for masters scholarships awarded under Ireland's Fellowship Programme, which is funded by the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.