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TCDSU issues statement on College cutting ties with the GSU

“Postgraduates deserve financial transparency in how their capitation is allocated and spent.”

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) today released a statement on the College’s decision to suspend funding for the Graduate Students’ Union (GSU).

In it, they said: “The TCD Dean of Graduate Studies has emailed the Postgraduate community to communicate

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Protest held at Leinster House calling for an investigation into “Israeli Apartheid”

Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Trinity BDS, Amnesty International and others joined the protest

A protest calling for an investigation into “Israeli Apartheid” was held outside Leinster House today. 

The protest was led by Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) and Amnesty International as part of a Global Day of Action calling on the UN to

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Houses 39 and 40 at the western end of the rugby pitch in Trinity.

Fear of winter powercuts prompts college to provide battery-powered lamps

The Accommodation Office cited media reports that electricity suppliers have advised of the possibility of power outages this winter

In an email sent out to students living on campus today, the Accommodation Office said that they had purchased a battery-powered lamp for each individual resident.

Citing media reports that electricity suppliers have advised of the possibility of power outages

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Analysis: Simon Harris’ recent comments could indicate a significant shift in government policy

Pressure is mounting on the government to introduce immediate measures to counter the cost of education

On August 17 , Minister for Higher Education, Simon Harris, told a press conference in Trinity that he does not believe the current student accommodation policy is adequate.

This was followed by an announcement that taxpayer money would, for the …

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Nitelink fares reduced by up to 43%

Student and young adult fares will now cost €1.20, while child fares now cost €1.30 for cash and €1 with a leap card

All night travel from Transport for Ireland (TFI) was reduced as of yesterday.

TFI announced on Friday, September 2 that fares on all 13 Nitelink services would be reduced.

TFI cited the growing demand for late-night transport as the night-time

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Six colleges awarded over €830,000 in recognition of positive higher education initiatives

The €5 million government fund was divided among successful institutions from a pool of 18 applicants

Six higher education institutions were selected by the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science to receive performance funding awards totalling €5 million, in recognition of their “positive performance” in working towards national strategic objectives.

Each award …

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One third of higher education staff report bullying in national survey

Ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and disabled members of staff were more likely to face bullying according to the survey

A report on the National Survey of Staff Experiences of Bullying in Higher Education Institutions, showed that 33.5% of higher education staff have experienced bullying in the workplace.

The report, which was commissioned by the Department of Further and Higher

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Simon Harris: “I don’t believe that the current student accommodation policy is adequate.”

Speaking at a press conference on the launch of Trinity’s new disability hub, the Minister spoke on the wider issue of access to education

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science Simon Harris welcomed the opening of a new disability hub in Trinity.

In an address, he said that College is “leading the way” for inclusion across the education sector, as …