Leo Varadkar thanked the Choctaw nation for donating to Ireland during the Great Famine
Leo Varadkar announced a scholarship for Choctaw Native American students while visiting Oklahoma. The first scholarship will begin in 2019.
The Taoiseach thanked the members of the Choctaw nation and their ancestors, who provided relief to Ireland during the Great …
The move is one aspect of a new gender identity policy
University College Dublin (UCD) is re-designating over 170 bathrooms across campus as gender neutral and will introduce transgender changing facilities in its sport centre.
The move is part of the Gender Identity and Expression Policy, a new policy which aims …
Flood is one of two candidates in the Ents Officer race
David Flood is a third year Mechanical Engineering student from Dublin. He is a class rep and the current Captain of the Trinity Surf Club. When speaking about what motivated him to run for this role, Flood said he “saw …
The review recommended that third level institutions take more responsibility for their conflicts of interest.
A review of into the sale of intellectual properties by higher education institutions recommended that universities take more responsibility regarding the management of conflict of interests relating to their intellectual property.
Concerns were raised over potential conflicts of interest in …
Despite the government’s assurance that a funding model for higher education would be announced by late 2017, today’s launch of the Action Plan for Education 2018 does not mention any decision on how higher education should be funded.
This year’s …
The Bill passed through all stages in the Dáil last night
The Technological Universities Bill passed through all stages in the Dáil last night and moves a step closer to enactment. If enacted, the Bill will develop technological universities, a new type of higher education institution.
Minister of State for Higher …
THE called it “the ideal Irish college destination”
Trinity has been ranked one of the top ten most beautiful universities in Europe by Times Higher Education (THE). THE called it “the ideal Irish college destination”.
College placed 9th on the list. In a description of the university, THE …
The award was presented at a ceremony on Thursday at the London Library
Sally Rooney has won the Younger Writer of the Year award for her debut Conversations with Friends released in May of this year. The award was presented at a ceremony on Thursday at the London Library.
She is the …
Niamh Keating discusses the powerful women in College history and how they’ve shaped Trinity today
In 1892, a petition was made demanding the abolition of the ban on female students here at Trinity, which had stood since its founding in 1592. Ten thousand Irish women signed it. They were met with a refusal: “If a …
Trinity should focus on the major issues affecting marginalised students and academics
When I first read that ‘Freshman’ was being changed to ‘Fresh’, I was shocked. I never considered the term to be offensive, nor thought that it needed a change. Upon self-reflection I feared that maybe I had turned to the …