Three Irish Universities Using Debt Collection Agencies

Three Irish universities are using debt collection agencies to try and recover outstanding student fees, the Irish Independent has revealed.

Dublin City University (DCU), UCD and University of Limerick are all using the agencies, according to the newspaper.

DCU have the debt collectors to track down students who have not paid their full student contribution fees but it is not clear if they are targeting currently enrolled students, former students or both.

Currently third level students pay an annual contribution of €2,250 to their colleges and institutes of technology, which is used to cover the cost of student services and exams.


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