Ministers McHugh and Mitchell O’Connor announce Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) granted ‘university’ title
Minister for Education and Skills Joe McHugh T.D. and Minister of State with responsibility for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor T.D. today (10 December 2019) announced that the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) has been authorised to use the title of university in Ireland.
The renowned medical institution, founded by Royal Charter in 1784, has had permission to use the title overseas since 2015.