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 …
Around 20 students attended the event in the Joly Theatre
Reforms to DUCAC’s voting system, increasing funding transparency and a spring AGM were the primary topics of discussion at the organisation’s first open student forum, held yesterday evening.
Around 20 students attended the event in the Joly Theatre, at which …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Six students are involved in establishing the society
A group of students have begun petitioning for provisional recognition of a new true crime society in Trinity.
Six students are currently involved in setting up Dublin University True Crime Society (DUTC). The group began collecting the 200 signatures required …
Working groups were established at the first meeting of the new workers rights group
Working groups were established at the first meeting of the new TCD PhD Workers Rights Group tonight, along with loose plans to create a petition and gain the Graduates Students’ Union’s (GSU) official support.
Among the group’s central aims are …
Among the group’s central aims are the recognition of PhD students as workers
A Trinity PhD workers rights group is being established to advocate for the recognition and protection of working rights of PhD students in Trinity and other Irish universities.
Among the group’s central aims are the recognition of PhD students as …
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. …
The lift regularly malfunctions, leaving some students without access to the building
Students have launched a petition for the installation of a ramp for Trinity’s Loyola Building, due to frequent issues with the lift leading up to the entrance of the building.
The lift was out of service on at least nine …