Erasmus must only happen next semester with increased student supports

College must continue to support students’ mental health and wellbeing in the event that they decide to go on Erasmus next term

Since its inception, the Erasmus programme has been hailed by students and academic institutions across Europe as being a rite of passage. One of the programme’s centrepieces is its support network between students and the institutions involved, be it through …


Trinity’s Grand Canal Innovation District advances with plans for Innovation Hub

The space, projected to be operational by 2022, will provide a “dedicated” space for various entrepreneurs and start-ups

Trinity has announced the first phase of its Grand Canal Innovation District (GCID), due for completion in 2022. 

The first phase, a proposed Innovation Hub, had its planning application sent in this week, with hopes for a public square and


Planned wildflower maintenance to commence in coming weeks

As part of their effort to bring more flora on campus, Estates & Facilities will be carrying out “annual checks”

In a bid to sustain their now established array of wildflower growth areas on campus, College has  announced in a general letter to students and staff that their maintenance operation for the upkeep of these areas on campus would take


Trinity’s Sports facilities temporarily closed until restrictions lift

Due to the introduction of Level 5 restrictions last night, Trinity Sport will be temporarily moving back online

Following the announcement from government on Monday that Level 5 restrictions would come into effect at midnight last night, Trinity Sport announced yesterday that they have temporarily closed all facilities on campus, within Trinity Hall, and other centres at Santry,


New once-off contingency fund for access services announced

The €1.9 million funding will go directly to the delivery of access and support services to assist target groups of students

In a press release earlier this morning, the Department of Further and Higher Education announced the creation of a Covid-19 contingency fund for the sector’s access and support services. 

The €1.9 million funding is aiming to help deliver much-needed support


USI commemorates World Mental Health Day with a letter to Minister Harris

The letter is thanking the government for ongoing funding, but once again calling for “annual, sustainable funding for this important area”

With today being World Mental Health Day 2020, the Union of Students’ in Ireland (USI) have written a letter of action to the Minister of Further and Higher Education Simon Harris, alongside Minister of Health,Stephen Donnelly and Minister of State