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GSU AGM sees votes on Seanad reform, College Park, Science Gallery

The union’s first general meeting since April did not feature votes on sabbatical officers’ impeachment

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The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) held its annual general meeting this evening.

There were approximately 90 attendees at the meeting during its peak. It lasted just under two hours, and was the first general meeting the union has held since

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TCDSU passes motion to create an “anti-spiking policy’

The motion was proposed by JS CSL class rep Seán Lysaght and seconded by Welfare and Equality Officer Sierra Mueller-Owens

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has passed a motion to create an “anti-spiking” in nightclubs.

The motion mandates the Welfare and Equality Officer and the Entertainments Officer to aid the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) “in anti-spiking policy

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No automatic right of deferral to be offered in semester one exams

There will be a deferral session in early February for Covid-positive students and close contacts only

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There is to be no automatic deferral to be offered to students for semester one exams, in contrast to last year.

In an email to all students this afternoon, College outlined the updated regulations in place for semester one assessments.…

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Over 3200 students sign open letter to government calling for all exams to be held online

The petition was launched by Students4Change’s Chair László Molnárfi and GSU President Gisèle Scanlon

Over 3200 students have signed an open letter to the government calling for all exams to be held online.

The petition was launched by Students4Change’s Chair László Molnárfi and Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) President Gisèle Scanlon.

The letter is addressed

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Analysis: How the HEAR scheme works in different HEIs around the country

The higher education access route for school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds differs depending on the institution

The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is a college and university scheme developed by the Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in partnership with the Central Applications Office (CAO).

The scheme offers courses on reduced points and extra college support to school

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Trinity Hall to enforce new restrictions from Monday November 15 amid rising Covid-19 cases

The new restrictions are to last for two weeks after over 30 cases have been reported in Halls this week

Trinity Hall (Halls) are to enforce new restrictions from Monday November 15 amid rising Covid-19 cases in residencies. 

Students who are residents of Halls received an email today from Warden Roja Fazaeli in relation to new restrictions that will come