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.


Plastic free Trinity Ball petition circulated by campaign group

TCD Plastic Solutions is calling for a reusable cup deposit and return scheme at Trinity Ball

TCD Plastic Solutions has circulated a petition calling for the implementation of a reusable cup deposit and return scheme at this year’s Trinity Ball, which they say “will prevent the annual production of thousands of single-use plastic cups for just


Sleepout at Front Arch organised for next week

FLAC is organising the sleepout with TCDSU and the homelessness charity the Peter McVerry Trust

Trinity’s Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) is co-organising an annual sleepout in solidarity with homeless people in Ireland, to take place next week.

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have also participated in organising the sleepout in association with the


Budget condemned for failure to significantly increase higher education investment

USI and IFUT representatives expressed their disappointment with the announcements

Student and university teacher representatives condemned Budget 2020 this afternoon for failing to address higher education core funding and failing to significantly increase investment in the sector. 

The government didn’t directly addresses core higher education funding in today’s Budget announcement.


Art hire scheme suspended while new system developed

Trinity is devising a new scheme to increase the number and length of time artworks will be displayed

Trinity’s art hire scheme has been suspended for the academic year while a new system is being devised.

The art hire scheme allows students, staff and departments to rent artworks from Trinity’s extensive contemporary collection, which includes art by


“One of the great privileges of our job is that we get to interact with people who are cleverer than us”

Juergen Barkhoff, the new Vice Provost, talks about TEP, his longstanding relationship with the Provost, and what Trinity means to him


Attending Trinity as a visiting student in the 1980s was, for a young Juergen Barkhoff, a formative experience.  

Life as a Trinity student meant, to him, developing all aspects of one’s personality, rather than merely burying one’s head in a