The funding of higher education is a key strategic issue facing the Irish economy and society. The implications of the lack of funding in higher education range from a growing shortage of skills in industrial sectors to affecting Ireland’s ability to attract foreign direct investment. This conference aims to foster a more informed political and public debate on the issue.
Kinga Szuly – Head of Higher Education Sector in DG Education and Culture (DG EAC)
Andrew Deeks – President of UCD
Claire McGee – Innovation & Education Policy, Senior Executive IBEC
Jim Miley – Director General of the Irish University Association
Micheal Kerrigan – President of Union of Students Ireland (USI)
Filmed on the 13th of June 2018