The holiday earnings allowed will increase from €4,500 to €6,552.
Students are able to earn more from summer jobs without losing eligibility for the SUSI grant under plans that were approved by Cabinet this morning.
The holiday earnings disregard will increase from €4,500 to €6,552.
Higher Education Minister Simon Harris hopes this will help with skills shortages in tourism and hospitality over the coming months.
The Restaurants Association of Ireland says they'll continue to have staff shortages once students return to college in September.