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TCDSU Council passes motions on accessibility and opposing the “cultural death” of Dublin

Students will be able to make “accessibility requests” in advance of future council meetings

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Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) has passed a motion at council mandating that they fulfil any accessibility requests from students for council meetings.

The officer for students with disabilities (OSD) will create and circulate the necessary accessibility request forms

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Provost announces ‘Speak Out’ tool to report incidents of sexual harassment

Students and staff can use the tool to anonymously report any form of sexual harassment or violence

Today, Provost Linda Doyle announced the launch of an anonymous sexual violence and harassment reporting tool called ‘Speak Out’, to counter incidents of sexual impropriety.

The announcement was delivered to students and staff by the Provost in an email this

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TCDSU mandated to oppose the closure of the Science Gallery

The motion cited the gallery as an important cultural and recreational space, as well as a source of employment for students

Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) has passed a motion to oppose the closure of the science gallery. 

This motion was proposed by Senior Sophister (SS) Modern Irish Class Rep, Cúnla Morris. The motion was seconded by TCDSU President, Leah

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Senior Lecturer confirms College’s plans to hold Schols in-person students

Students have expressed disappointment at the response the Senior Lecturer has given to their open letter

Senior Lecturer Professor David Sheperd  has confirmed that College plans to hold the Scholarship exams (Schols) in-person.

Concern has been raised by a group of students who sent an open letter to Sheperd calling for Schols to take place online

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Trinity Ball to be held on April 22 next year

Trinity Ball is set to return after being cancelled two years in a row due to Covid-19

Trinity Ball is set to return on April 22 next year. 

College has announced its intention to run Trinity Ball on April 22 after the event had been cancelled for two subsequent years.

The event, which remains the single biggest

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22 million announced in Student Assistance Fund

17 million has been announced in supports for students struggling financially, with an addition five million to be allocated for mental health services

More than €17 million has been announced in support for struggling third-level students as part of the Student Assistance Fund.

An additional €5 million was announced by Minister for Further and Higher Education, Simon Harris in support for mental health

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IUA criticises amount of higher education funding under National Development Plan

The IUA have commended the funding as a step in the right direction, but say the amount given is not enough for an already underfunded sector

The Irish Universities Association (IUA) have criticised the amount of higher education funding given under the National Development Plan.

The revised NDP includes an investment of almost €2.9 billion in further and higher education infrastructure, research and innovation, over the

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TCDSU calls on schools to maximise face-to-face teaching post reading week

TCDSU publish open letter asking schools to rearrange student timetables following revelations that timetables and overall student experience will see little change

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have released an open letter calling on the heads of schools to maximise the amount of in-person teaching available to students after reading week.

TCDSU expressed concern about the release of student timetables for