President of the Students Union at the ITT criticises new proposed loan scheme

The President of the Students Union at the Institute of Technology Tralee has criticised a new proposed loan scheme for students. Ben Slimm It is being reported that a draft report commissioned by the Goverment recommends the introduction of a new loan system for graduates based on earnings after college. The Union of Students of Ireland says such a system would deter students from applying to college. The President of IT Tralee Students’ Union, Ben Slimm says there are other ways to fund higher education in Ireland: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/49938/medium/”]