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New legislation brings RCSI closer to university status

A new mechanism enabling higher education institutions to apply for university status has been created

The Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI) will likely gain university status under legislation passed today.

The legislation creates a new mechanism enabling higher education institutions not primarily funded through the Higher Education Authority (HEA), such as RCSI, to apply to …

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Trinity’s European University alliance chosen for EU project

Trinity’s CHARM-EU alliance seeks to promote the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals

Trinity’s  “European University” alliance has been announced as a successful applicant for a new EU initiative promoting cooperation between universities in the European Union.

Trinity is one of five universities comprising the CHARM-EU (Challenge-driven, Accessible, Research-based, Mobile European University) alliance, …

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USI reiterates demands for increased higher education funding in pre-Budget submission

The recommendations cover the major subcategories of higher education funding, such as grants, fees and housing

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have released their pre-Budget 2020 submission, outlining their demands for increased higher education funding.

The costed recommendations cover the major subcategories of higher education funding, such as grants, fees and housing. The general …

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Provost praises Trinity research at launch of first Research Charter and Strategy

The Research Charter outlines seven principles College is to follow to guide research in Trinity

Trinity’s success in securing research funding has allowed the college to pull ahead of other universities, Provost Patrick Prendergast outlined at the launch of the first ever Research Charter and Research Excellence Strategy for Trinity in the Douglas Hyde today.