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Students can defer capstone projects to August without penalty

Students are to have the “automatic right” to defer their capstone project submissions until the reassessment period

Trinity students are to be allowed to defer the submission of their capstone project until August, College has confirmed.

An email from College this afternoon alerted students to a new mitigation measure by which students completing their capstone project theses

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Provost candidates agree on necessity to analyse staff contracts at IFUT hustings

In a hustings hosted by IFUT, the three candidates for provost were questioned on issues regarding precarious contracts, the representation of women and whether the process of electing a new provost is “democratic”

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The three candidates for provost were questioned this evening by Irish Federation of University Teachers (IFUT) Chairperson John Walsh, in a hustings hosted by the IFUT. This hustings allowed each candidate to speak more specifically about their policies regarding Trinity

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Provost candidates diverge in stances on international student fees increases

The three candidates dived into student issues at a hustings hosted by TCDSU

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The future of fees for international students is likely to be determined by which of the three candidates in the race to be Trinity’s next provost is successful in the April election.

Professors Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan and Jane Ohlmeyer

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Calls for Government action as students gather at virtual “Education for All” protest

Following a protest hosted by USI this afternoon, students took to Twitter to call for government support in reducing student fees and making higher education more accessible

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This afternoon, over 200 students across Ireland joined a virtual protest hosted by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) via Zoom to protest student fees in Ireland. 

Conducted entirely virtually, students participating in the protest were asked to Tweet

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Second-year Schols candidates consider legal action if their complaints are not addressed 

In an email to College staff, two Law students declare that measures put in place for this year’s Schols exams were “unacceptable” and must be remedied before scholarships are awarded 

Two second-year Law students have expressed that they would consider taking legal action against Trinity if Scholarships (Schols) are not “administered in a fair and equitable manner” for all candidates.

Schols is awarded by the College to mainly second-year students

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Union tackling server issues with online voting system due to volume of voters

The union has said they are “working on” alleviating technical problems experienced by students casting online votes

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) is working to smooth difficulties experienced by students casting their ballots online in the first full day of voting for the sabbatical officer elections.

On social media earlier today, the union has said that

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A record number of students register to vote in SU elections

This year’s new online voting system has made it “super accessible” to engage with the union

A total of 6,251 students have registered to vote prior to the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) sabbatical elections, confirmed current Education Officer Megan O’Connor on Twitter.

This year saw the first fully virtual SU campaign and election period,

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Poll shows Brady edging out Arrowsmith in unique Ents race

Despite some similarities between the two candidates, Brady looks set to beat out Arrowsmith

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The two candidates for this year’s Entertainments Officer race have demonstrated throughout the campaign period that they hold many similar manifesto points and ideas for event-planning in the coming academic year, aside from a few clear differences. However, although there