Pro-chancellor: Government proposals “erode autonomy and diversity” of Trinity

Sean Barrett said that the proposals would “lead to a society which cannot tolerate even one automous university”

Pro-chancellor of Trinity, Sean Barrett, has condemned government proposals to reduce universities’ ability to govern themselves directly, arguing that the changes would erode the “autonomy and diversity of Irish universities” and Trinity in particular. 

In a 2,000 word statement, Barrett


The Phil and Trinity Fianna Fáil among societies with “unsatisfactory” accounts

Eight societies ended the 2018/19 academic year with unsatisfactory accounts

The University Philosophical Society (the Phil) and Trinity Fianna Fáil were among eight societies whose 2018/19 financial accounts were deemed to be “unsatisfactory” by the Central Societies Committee (CSC).

Architecture Society’s recognition lapsed in this past year, due to two …


Cut the Rent “fully committed” to continuing campaign despite SU vote

TCDSU declined to formally support the Cut the Rent campaign at Council this week

The Cut the Rent campaign are “fully committed” to fighting for rent decreases and building their movement despite Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) failing to support the group at Council this week.

The group said that the rejection of


The Script announced for charity event in Trinity

Trinity will be hosting an event as part of the World’s Big Sleep Out charity fundraiser

The Script will be playing in Trinity in December as part of the international World’s Big Sleep Out charity fundraiser to raise money to fight global homelessness. 

With an aim of raising over $45,000,000 The World’s Big Sleep Out will


Trinity Sport awards scholarships to 65 students

Dublin University Football Club received the highest number of sports scholarships

Trinity Sport has unveiled their sports scholars for 2019/20, with a total of 65 students receiving this recognition and 16 sports represented. 

Dublin University Football Club received the highest number of sports scholarships, with 34 rugby players receiving a scholarship.