In a report published this week the academy, a body made up of academics from across Ireland, suggests that such a loan scheme is the only solution to the funding crisis facing higher education.
Candidate cites mental health reasons and academic pressures for his decision.
Tarlaíodh Hustings le haghaidh iarrthóirí Aontas na Mic Léinn leis an Cumann Gaelach agus an University Times i nDánlann Eolaíochta anocht.
The first debate-style hustings of the campaign, hosted by The University Times and An Cumann Gaelach, took place in the Science Gallery tonight.
Candidate cites dissertation stress and overworked campaign team for decision.
In a poorly attended hustings marked by a lack of polish from candidates, Kieran McNulty and Daniel O’Brien separated themselves in the presidential race.
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The LGBT Staff Network launch was held in conjunction with Oifig na Gaeilge, Q Soc and Cumann Gaelach, and attended by Senator David Norris.
The march, which will join strikes at a number of DIT campuses, gathered over sixty students in Front Square.
The project, which has been funded by Horizon 2020, hopes to investigate how the employment landscape will change over the next few years.