Funding Of Over €2.6m For Munster Technological University

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OVER €2.6 million in capital works and equipment funding has been announced for Munster Technological University.

This capital grant allocation of €2,679,257 will facilitate MTU to address a number of key capital investment priorities including:

• Minor works and equipment needs to support safe campus reopening.
• Procurement of additional ICT devices – including laptops – to support disadvantaged students who have difficulty in accessing a suitable device for their studies.
• Investments in equipment and infrastructure that are required to support the creation of additional student places, given the exceptional circumstances facing the Leaving Cert class of 2021.
• General ICT and equipment-related upgrades.
• Health and safety works, and other building upgrades.
•  Investments to support universal access.
•  Energy efficiency and decarbonisation-related upgrades.

The funding forms part of ongoing investment in the Higher Education sector under Project Ireland 2040.

The funding has been welcomed by Minister for Education and Kerry Fianna Fáil TD, Norma Foley.

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