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Trinity continues to fall from grace

Dwindling CAO applicants, falling world rankings, and a worsening accommodation crisis paint the picture of a university in decline

Trinity is a university that has relied upon and thrived under its reputation. The college has a rich history, esteemed scholars, and a picturesque campus in a central location that has kept students coming for centuries. Is that reputation crumbling

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The Leaving Cert continues to punish our young people

Slowly but surely our society’s beginning to accommodate for the mental stresses of the Leaving Cert, writes Eoin O’Donnell

With the year’s exam season drawing to a close once again, and another 121,000 Irish students running the gauntlet of the Leaving Cert, it’s worth questioning how this whole experience affects today’s youth, and whether the method of evaluating students

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Book of Kells shutdown as protests continue

Protesters occupied the entrance to the Book of Kells, resulting in the closure of the building

Students involved in the Take Back Trinity campaign earlier blockaded the entrance to the Book of Kells this afternoon, which has led to the closure of the building by College.  The move comes after College last night welcomed the “wind

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TCDSU Ents candidate Matt Dundon prioritises experience, professionalism and practicality for the role

Dundon’s campaign focuses largely on more varied and affordable events, as well as increased accessibility and inclusivity

One of two candidates for the position of Ents officer this year, Matt Dundon is a third year Politics, Philosophy, Economics and Sociology (PPES) student and co-founder of the popular student club night, The Midnight Disco. He aims to apply …

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DIT administration issues to be raised by DITSU at government body meeting

HR administration delays in hiring staff led to the closure of the Northside Student Health Centre for three days.

Dublin Institute of Technology Students’ Union (DITSU) Vice President for Welfare, Roisin O’Donovan, issued a statement following the closure of the Northside Student Health Centre for three days due to HR delays in recruiting staff. O’Donovan stated that the union …

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Proposed student accommodation to offer 1,780 beds for students

The plans for the Liberties would bring the student population of the district to 8%

 

New proposals for student accommodation have emerged in the Liberties area in Dublin’s inner-city. The proposed plan for the new accommodation would bring the student numbers from 4% to 8% of the population, according to figures put forward by Cairns …

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Trinity launches new student support campaign

The ‘Lean on Us’ visual art campaign aims to promote the college’s student support services

A new campaign aiming to raise awareness and reduce stigmas surrounding the college’s student support services was officially launched on November 1. Provost Patrick Prendergast was joined by Lean on Us Ambassador Christina Hamilton as well as Chief Operating Officer

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