NI students attending university in the Rep. of Ireland will pay fees for the first time from 2013

Due to cuts at the Department for Employment and Learning (DEL), Northern Ireland students who choose to Study in the Irish Republic, will no longer be entitled to have university fees paid on their behalf by DEL. Fees at Irish Republic universities currently stand at €2,250. From next yea,r students planning on enrolling at universities in the Rep. of Ireland will have their grants replaced by a student loan, as is the case in the rest of the UK. For more information visit:- http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-18421262