Dates set for Trinity Seanad by-election

Nominations will close on February 11 and ballots must be in by March 30

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Darragh O’Brien has announced the timeline for the Seanad by-election to fill a seat on the University of Dublin panel.

Nominations will close on February 11. Postal ballots will be sent out to …


Harris confirms universities will resume on-site teaching as planned

Third-level institutions around the country will reopen from Monday

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris has announced that third-level institutions will return to on-site teaching as planned for the upcoming semester.

The Department for Further and Higher Education, Innovation and Research said that the minister made the decision “following …


GSU AGM sees votes on Seanad reform, College Park, Science Gallery

The union’s first general meeting since April did not feature votes on sabbatical officers’ impeachment

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The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) held its annual general meeting this evening.

There were approximately 90 attendees at the meeting during its peak. It lasted just under two hours, and was the first general meeting the union has held since


Postgrads not receiving information on voting in TCDSU elections or referenda

The GSU has not responded to repeated TCDSU requests to forward information

Postgraduate students have not received any communication as to how to participate in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) elections or referenda so far this year, despite being eligible to vote.

All Trinity postgrads are automatically members of both TCDSU …


Anti-racism rally to be held in DCU after complaints over lecturer’s comments

DCU Students’ Union has said it believes “privately held racism is racism”

Students at Dublin City University (DCU) are organising a Black Lives Matter (BLM) rally at the university tomorrow (November 26), after public complaints made about statements made by a member of staff. The statements included criticism of the BLM movement.…


College to move ahead with both in-person and online exams

Vice Provost Orla Shiels said that “advice to universities is unlikely to change”


College has provided “clarification” on the plans for Michaelmas Term assessments, but has not pledged to reintroduce mitigation measures or cancel in-person exams.

In an email to all students and staff this afternoon, Vice Provost Orla Shiels outlined the plan …