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.
Budget 2020 was announced as an "unsurprising" budget but what impact will in have on the lives of international students in Ireland. Read more in our article on Budget 2020.
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.
Degree level college students who live in Dublin city or county, who have previously registered with INIS, and who are progressing to the second or later year of a degree course, will be able to renew their IRP cards through an online application system.
ICOS bids a fond farewell to Director Sheila Power and welcomes new Executive Director, Sarah Lennon
After 14 years at the helm, we bid a fond farewell to Sheila Power who retires today from ICOS. Sheila joined ICOS in 2005 and has been a formidable champion for the rights of international students.
ICOS' AGM and Annual Seminar will take place on 13 June 2019 at the National College of Ireland.
ICOS will hold sessions that are open to everyone in Limerick and Dublin in May...
INIS warns that people have been contacted by telephone by individuals claiming to be representatives of INIS and threatening people with deportation orders...
ICOS has welcomed the Government’s new Policy for International Development, ‘A Better World’, which will see an expanded programme committed to transforming lives...