Over €535,000 In Student Assistance And Mental Wellness For MTU Students

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OVER €535,000 in student assistance and wellbeing supports has been announced for Munster Technological University students.

€238,144 in funding for MTU Kerry campus students through the Student Assistance Fund (SAF).

A further €301,000 in funding will be made available in funding for student mental health services across the entire MTU campus.

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The SAF provides financial support to full or part-time students who are experiencing financial difficulties while attending college.

Welcoming the announcement, Minster for Education and Kerry TD Norma Foley said: “I welcome this funding which will benefit students in two key areas. It will provide both financial assistance in addition enhanced to mental health and wellbeing supports. Students have endured an incredibly difficult 18 months due to Covid-19 and while they are now back on campus, some are still in need particular  support –in both a financial and a wellbeing sense.”


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