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TCDSU to lobby College for a “reorganisation of timetable publication dates”

The motion noted that the late publication of timetables “negatively impacts the livelihood” of students and staff

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At Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council this evening, a motion was passed to advocate for the “reorganisation of timetable publication dates”. 

The motion was proposed by senior sophister music class representative Daniel Vives-Lynch and seconded by David Boylan,

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Vice Provost asks schools to flag obstacles preventing a full return to campus

TCDSU President announced progress on the open letter calling on schools to re-timetable after reading week

Schools are being asked to “flag obstacles getting in the way of a full return to campus”.

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) President Leah Keogh has announced an update on the Open Letter sent by the sabbatical officers last

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Housing Department calls on local authorities to safeguard purpose-built accommodation for student use

The circular issued on Friday night said that student accommodation should not be used for short-term residential accommodation “indefinitely”

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The Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage has called on local authorities to safeguard purpose-built accommodation for student use.

A circular issued to the chief executives of all local authorities last week highlighted the “critical need for purpose-built

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Library operates with reduced opening hours for the first two weeks of term

Opening hours will extend from September 27, with the lending libraries remaining closed on Sundays

Trinity’s libraries are to operate at reduced opening hours until September 26. 

For the first two weeks of Michaelmas term, the Berkeley, Lecky and Ussher (BLU) complex and Hamilton library are open weekdays from 9.30am until 5pm, with the service

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CSC clarifies restrictions on societies ahead of Freshers’ Week

The organisation has sought approval from College for indoor events, but has not yet received an answer

Today, the Central Societies Committee (CSC) announced plans for the first year Freshers Week, commencing next Monday 20 September.

In an email circulated to societies, the CSC outlined how society activities could proceed next week, clarifying the restrictions at a

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TCDSU asks college to “fulfill their promise” of in-person teaching

The union is to hold a town hall on Friday, addressing students’ concerns over the return to campus

This afternoon, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) announced a “Return to Campus” town hall meeting to be held virtually on Friday at 1pm. 

TCDSU announced the meeting in response to “delayed timetables and lack of in-person contact hours”.

“We

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College to require residents of shared rooms to have valid proof of vaccination

Only students who are fully vaccinated with a Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca or Janssen vaccine are permitted to rent shared bedrooms in College accommodation

Residents occupying shared bedrooms in College accommodation are required to have valid proof vaccination with an EU approved vaccine.

According to the “Return to Campus” document circulated by Provost Linda Doyle last week, “Residents who are sharing a room must …

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Trinity to receive €2.64m grant for capital works and equipment

Harris announces €38m investment in higher education institutions for 2021-22

Trinity is to receive a €2.64m grant for capital works and investment.

Today, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Innovation and Research,, Simon Harris has announced €38m in funding for third level institutions this academic year.

Supporting the return to