Today (19 November) the Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) has described the exclusion of non-EEA international students from the Government’s €250 rebate scheme as deeply unfair and a missed opportunity.
PRESS RELEASE: Irish Council for International Students calls for more action to be taken on international student issues
The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) will mark International Students’ Day on 17 November by hosting a webinar which will focus on the experiences of international students, most notably the impact which COVID-19 has had on their time in Ireland.
The Irish Council for International Students (ICOS) is delighted to announce the appointment of Laura Harmon as Executive Director.
ICOS is delighted to welcome the appointment of our new Executive Director, Laura Harmon.
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.