Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use

Terms and Conditions of Use

Please ensure that you read these terms and conditions of use with care as they govern your use of and access to the SUSI website (the "Site"). These terms and conditions apply to use of and access to the SUSI websites and should be read together with all other SUSI policies.

By using the Site, you indicate that you accept these terms and conditions of use and our Privacy Policy.

If you do not accept them, please cease use of the Site immediately.


The City of Dublin Education and Training Board (City of Dublin ETB) is a statutory education authority with responsibility for education and training, youth work and a range of other statutory functions. SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland), operating as a business unit of the City of Dublin ETB, is Ireland’s national awarding authority for higher and further education grants. SUSI administers funding in line with the Student Support Act 2011, the annual Student Grant Scheme and the Student Support Regulations.

The Site is owned by the SUSI having an address at P.O. Box 869, Little Island, Cork (referred to as "SUSI" "we", "us" or "our"), which expression also includes associated companies including, where the context requires, our third-party suppliers and any other person involved with the provision or maintenance of the Site.

You must use the Site and the facilities made available on it only for their intended purposes, and must at all times act in good faith when doing so.

If you have any queries about these terms and conditions of use or the Privacy Policy, please contact our Support Desk.

By means of this website, SUSI intents to enhance public access to information about SUSI and to provide information for grant applicants and for other parties to their grant applications.

Copyright & Limited Licence

All content and materials published on the Site are presented solely for your private, personal and non-commercial use. The contents of the Site, including all text, images, brands and trademarks is, unless otherwise specified, protected by national and/or international intellectual property laws, and is owned by SUSI or its suppliers. Use of the Site does not give you any ownership in or to any of that content.

SUSI complies with the regulations on the Re-use of Public Sector Information. We encourage the re-use of the information that is published on this website, including information made available in our FOI Publication Scheme, which has been prepared in accordance with Section 8 of the Freedom of Information Act 2014. Information and documents obtained from this website may be reproduced and/or re-used subject to the latest PSI licence available at www.psi.gov.ie.

If you breach any of these terms and conditions of use, your authorisation to use this Site automatically terminates and you must immediately destroy any downloaded or printed materials.

You also understand that SUSI cannot and does not guarantee or warrant that any material available for downloading from the Site will be free from infection, viruses and/or other code that has contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and virus checks (inducing anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements [for the accuracy of data input and output.]

Online Materials

Where content published on the Site is supplied by third parties, you understand that SUSI does not control or endorse such content in any way. All content which is offered by third parties that are not affiliated with or otherwise connected with us, is published in good faith but we do not accept responsibility for the accuracy or otherwise of such contents (whether published on or offline) and the use of such content. You assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the Site and use of all information contained within it.

Those who visit the Site from locations outside of the Republic of Ireland do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws. If use of the Site and/or viewing of it, or use of any material or content on the Site or services are contrary to or infringe any applicable law in your jurisdiction(s), you are not authorised to view or use the Site and you must exit immediately.

Availability of the Site

SUSI will try to make the Site available but cannot guarantee that the Site will operate continuously or without interruptions or be error free and can accept no liability for its unavailability. You must not attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site and, in particular, you must not attempt to circumvent security, tamper with, hack into, or otherwise disrupt any computer system, service, web site, router or any other internet connected device.


You agree to indemnify us and keep us indemnified (including our directors, agents, servants and employees) against all losses, costs, charges, demands, proceedings, damages, actions, expenses and claims howsoever incurred by us as a result of your use of the Site or a breach by you of any of these terms and conditions of use.


The contents of this website are provided as an information guide only. Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by this website is reasonably comprehensive, accurate, up to date and clear. However, the information on this website may not necessarily be completely comprehensive or accurate or up to date and for that reason it is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. No responsibility is accepted for any errors, omissions or misleading statements on this website or any other SUSI website. You should independently verify any information before relying on it.

This website describes the grant schemes and applications as simply as possible and accordingly may not address all issues or address them in sufficient detail for your particular needs. If you have an enquiry about any particular grant that may be available to you, please contact our Support Desk.

If you think you may have noticed any error or omission, please let us know by contacting our Support Desk. It is our policy to correct any errors or omissions as soon as any error or omission has been established to our satisfaction.

SUSI accepts no liability for loss or damage, including, any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of income, anticipated saving, data, profit, revenue or business (whether direct or indirect) in each case, howsoever caused, even if foreseeable, in circumstances where you suffer or incur loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the viewing, use, inability to use, results of use, or performance of the Site or its contents. SUSI accepts no liability for this loss or damage whether due to inaccuracy, error omission or any other cause and whether or not on the part of SUSI or its servants, agents or any other person or entity.

SUSI makes no representations whatsoever about any third-party websites which you may access through the Site or which may link to the Site. When you access any other website, you understand that it is independent from SUSI and SUSI has no control over the content or availability or privacy practices of that website. In addition, a link to any other site does not mean that SUSI endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or use, of such a website and shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any content, goods or services available on or through any other website or resource. Any concerns regarding any external link should be directed to its website administrator or web master. SUSI is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

The limitations and exclusions set out above only apply to the extent permitted by applicable law.


We are committed to making the Website accessible in line with S.I. No 358 of 2020 European Union (Accessibility of Websites and Mobile Applications of Public Sector Bodies) Regulations 2020.


SUSI may alter these terms and conditions of use from time to time and post the new version on the Site, following which all use of the Site will be governed by that version. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on the Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material. You must check the terms and conditions of use on the Site regularly.

These terms and conditions of use and our privacy policy are governed by Irish law. The courts of Ireland shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine all disputes, questions and differences arising out of or in connection with these terms and conditions of use and our privacy policy, and the parties irrevocably submit to that jurisdiction for that purpose.

If any provision or term of these terms and conditions of use and our privacy policy shall become or be declared illegal, invalid or unenforceable for any reason whatsoever, such term or provision shall be severable from the other terms and conditions and shall be deemed to be deleted from them.

These terms and conditions of use and our privacy policy and cookie policy constitute the entire agreement between you and SUSI regarding your use of the Site and supersedes all prior written and oral arrangements, understandings, representations, warranties and agreements between SUSI and you.