Skip to content

Mixed Views expressed on Waterford/Carlow TU bid

From the Munster Express

“WIT lecturer and South East Economic Monitor co-author Ray Griffin has re-iterated his fears about the proposed merging of Waterford and Carlow ITs under the Technological University of the South East (TUSE) banner.
Speaking in an independent capacity at the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation held in City Hall on Tuesday last, Dr Griffin claimed that the amended Technological University Bill (2015) wasn’t “a credible plan”.

“This region has been duped twice before, firstly in 1997 when what was then known as Waterford Regional Technical College was awarded IT status, only for every other RTC in the country to be afforded the same status a year later.” he said. “Expectations in Waterford were undoubtedly meddled by that decision.” “

Read the full story here…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Follow us on Social Media