UCC designated a University of Sanctuary

Seven refugees and asylum seekers received scholarships from the university on Thursday.

University College Cork (UCC) has been designated a University of Sanctuary after awarding seven refugees and asylum seekers full scholarships. The seven recipients will be entitled to free tuition from September 2018 and a number of annual bursaries covering travel


Trinity launches centre for gender equality and leadership

The new centre seeks to bring sustainable structural and cultural change to all academic disciplines of College


The Trinity Centre for Gender Equality and Leadership (TCGEL) was officially launched this week by the chancellor of the college, Dr. Mary Robinson. The new centre expands on its predecessor organisation, Women in Science and Engineering Research (WiSER)  to include


Former TCDSU President Averil Power appointed chief executive of Irish Cancer Society

Power has a degree in BESS, and was elected President of TCDSU in 2001

Former President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), Averil Power, has been appointed chief executive of the Irish Cancer Society. The appointment comes after her position as chief executive of the Asthma Society of Ireland in August 2016. Power


Trinity joins Age-Friendly universities network

The move will ensure that Trinity is inclusive of students, staff and visitors of all ages

Trinity College has joined a new Age-Friendly university network. The new initiative launched by Provost Patrick Prendergast will see the implementation of 10 principles of an Age-friendly institution.  

As part of the initiative, Trinity will encourage older students to participate


Only 6 trainee priests to attend St. Patrick’s college in Maynooth

The college now has its lowest number of trainees since the forming of the college in 1795

The number of trainee priests attending St. Patrick’s college in Maynooth has hit its lowest numbers since the forming of the college in 1795. According to statistics from the Irish Catholic Church, there are 15 men  currently undergoing preparatory work