Fees for international students can be multiples of what their Irish and EU peers pay – but one small city-centre school has chosen another path.
Author Archives: Shamim Malekmian
Shamim Malekmian covers the immigration beat for Dublin Inquirer. Reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Woman Seeks to Fill an Info Void Left by Immigration Services
The state wasn’t allocating enough resources to get back to queries about immigration services, says Sanchi Tayal – so she decided to do something about that.
Those Seeking Black Therapists in Dublin Find Them Hard to Come By
“The Irish Council for Psychotherapy has about 4,000 therapists, and right now I have less than 10 people,” says Ejiro Ogbevoen, the founder of Black Therapists Ireland.
For International Students, Delays in Getting Grades Hampers Job Prospects
Some international students say a university could have done more to release final grades sooner, allowing them to work full-time, while others blame the backlogged immigration system.
For Asylum-Seeking Parents, An Extra Layer of Anxiety at the School Gates
Some parents living communally in a direct-provision centre in the city say they’re especially worried about the possibility that Covid-19 will spread from schools to their accommodation.
A New Magazine Looks to Challenge the Frames of Mainstream Media
“Tongues” will feature essays, poems, and illustrations by Black and queer artists, say the team behind it.
An Undocumented Family Fears Being Sent Back to a Covid-19 Hotspot
For Alexandre Henrique de Paula, a paperless migrant with an ill child, fighting a potential deportation order to a Covid-19 hotspot feels deeply personal.
Some Ex-Asylum Seekers Say They’re Stuck in Direct Provision Because Dublin Landlords Won’t Accept Them
Some ex-asylum seekers are finding it difficult to secure a room to rent in Dublin, after leaving direct provision. They say once they mention HAP or DP landlords stop replying to emails.
Despite Ireland’s Reliance on Non-EU Doctors, Some Face Difficulty Moving up the Medical Ladder
Some non-European doctors are limited by regulations that prevent them from landing permanent jobs or moving up the ladder.
As Arrears Pile up Due to Covid-19, International Students Seek Relief from High Fees
For some international students in the city, the prospect of paying full, non-European fees for remote learning seems unjust.