ICOS is seeking a new Executive Director with demonstrable strategic abilities, outstanding leadership skills, and a commitment to international education.
PRESS RELEASE: Irish Council for International Students welcomes appointment of Minister for Higher Education
ICOS reaction to Simon Harris being appointed as Minister for Higher Education
What does the new Programme for Government mean for international students? ICOS reviews the programme and gives its verdict.
Irish Council for International Students call on government and ELE sector to urgently address delivery of online classes
ICOS welcomes today’s announcement from Minster Charlie Flanagan that language students, who have completed the maximum 2 years permitted, may remain as students until the end of the year provided they re-enrol in an online course of study for the remainder of the year.
Irish Council for International Students and Union of Students in Ireland call for action on International Students during COVID-19 Crisis
Many international students are experiencing overcrowded living situations and are worried they will not be able to pay their rent because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a survey carried out by the Irish Council for International Students (ICOS).
ICOS voices concerns to Minister over difficulties facing international students in access PPSN and Government supports
Last Friday ICOS Executive Director, Sarah Lennon, wrote to the Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection to raise deep concerns over the difficulties facing international students and the challenges many have in trying to obtain a PPS number or access State supports.
Irish Council for International Students calls for measures to ensure the financial well-being of International Students
The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) has today published the results of their survey outlining the health and wellbeing of international students during the Covid-19 crisis.
The ICOS office is closed until further notice. The decision was taken as a result of the government's announcement advising people to work from home due to Covid-19.
ICOS has produced a resource on COVID-19, which will be regularly updated with information as it emerges.
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.
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.
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.