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ICOS Launches 2020 General Election Manifesto

The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) has today released its pre-election manifesto and has warned that action must be taken by the incoming government to ensure that Ireland’s place as a popular destination for international students is sustained.

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Vacancy: Chair of Finance & Governance Committee

ICOS is seeking a suitable volunteer to carry out the role of Chair of the Finance & Governance Committee. The Finance & Governance Committee (the committee) is a sub-committee of the ICOS board of directors and the committee reports to the board, under the delegated powers assigned by a terms of reference.

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ICOS reminds students to watch out for scams

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.

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Foundation Programmes to be included on the ILEP

Following a review of the Interim List of Eligible Programmes (ILEP), INIS has taken the decision to include Foundation Programmes on the list, meaning that providers delivering these programmes to non-EEA students will now need to submit applications to INIS for inclusion on the ILEP.

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ICOS AGM & Annual Seminar

ICOS' AGM and Annual Seminar will take place on 13 June 2019 at the National College of Ireland.

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Vacancy: Executive Director

ICOS is now seeking a new Executive Director who will offer dynamic leadership to the organisation as it seeks to consolidate and enhance its position as the leading voice for international students in Ireland.