Students 'left in dark' over return to college – Irish Examiner

Third-level students say they have been ‘left in the dark’ in relation to colleges reopening.

While some universities have given their students a preliminary indication of their hours, most institutions have not clarified how many in-person hours students will have on exactly what days, leading to confusion around booking accommodation for the entire year.

Waterford IT announced on Thursday that all lectures, tutorials and classes will take place online, and only labs or courses which need to use special equipment will take place on campus.

Meanwhile, UL has said first-year students will have in-person lectures one week in every three weeks, with all other students on campus for lectures one week in four. There will also be face-to-face teaching for labs and tutorials.

Incoming 1st-year undergraduate students at UL will attend campus for classes 1 week in every 3. All other students will attend campus for classes 1 week in every

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