Trinity partners with Aramark-owned Avoca, despite student opposition

The products have been “designed exclusively” for Trinity’s gift shops

Aramark-owned Avoca Handweavers products are newly available for purchase in Trinity’s gift shops, despite student opposition to the presence of the Aramark Corporation on campus. The “luxury scarves and blankets” are on sale both online and in the on-campus gift


University Times’ funding questioned at TCDSU Council

The extended discussion occurred during the Local Issues part of Council

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The issue of University Times’ funding came under scrutiny at tonight’s Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council this evening. During a Local Issues session with questions answered by TCDSU President Shane De Rís, it was questioned whether the organisation


TCDSU Council fails to reach quorum

The third Council of the year was held as a town-hall this evening

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has failed to reach quorum for the second consecutive month. This means that quorum is held as a town-hall rather than a voting Council. The call for quorum was made prior to the beginning


Sustainability fund established by Provost’s Advisory Committee

The committee advises Trinity on sustainability and low carbon living

Trinity has announced the establishment of a new sustainability fund to “enable initiatives to improve campus sustainability and more sustainable behaviours” this morning.

According to an email circulated to staff and students by Trinity Registrar Professor Paula Murphy, projects which


Trinity study calls on GAA to utilise neutral venues across their various disciplines

The study concluded that neutral venues have been an “under-utilised” option across the sport

“Neutral venues appear to be an under-utilised option for creating fairer and less predictable competition, especially in single-game knockout matches.” This is according to a study conducted by Adjunct Assistant Professor, Liam Kneafsey, and PhD candidate, Stefan Müller, both from …


“Considerable way to go” in adjusting Leaving Certificate marking system, according to Vice Provost

The comments follow a decision to implement more effective correction measures in the Leaving Certificate

Trinity’s Vice Provost Professor Chris Morash has said that “there is still a considerable way to go in the time it takes to mark the Leaving Certificate”. The comments were made to Trinity News following the announcement by Minister for