Trinity’s Ian Matthews to take on role in Abu Dhabi University

Current Chief Financial Officer Ian Matthews to move to Abu Dhabi in December

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Ian Matthews is set to leave Trinity before Christmas to take on the role of Vice-Chancellor of Administrative and Financial Affairs at Abu Dhabi University starting December 7th.

Provost Patrick Prendergast congratulated Matthews on his new


NUIG Freshers to partake in consent workshops

The workshops will educate students on the significance of sexual consent

The National University of Ireland Galway Students’ Union (NUIGSU) are to run the first ever consent workshops at two of their student residences, Corrib Village and Goldcrest Village. Organised by the NUI Galway Smart Consent Programme, over 40 trained volunteers


TCDSU reviewing possibility of plastic-free Trinity Ball

Ents Officer David Flood advocates for the phasing out of all single-use plastics at the event

As part of a move to reduce plastic consumption for the coming year, Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) are considering the implementation of plastic-free measures at Trinity Ball 2019. The effort, led by TCDSU Ents Officer David Flood, coincides


Boston Donuts lands a spot in SU shop

The confectionary stand fills the space previously occupied by Offbeat Donuts

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have secured a spot for Boston Donuts in the SU shop in House Six, launching a new commercial partnership between Boston Donuts and TCDSU.

Speaking to Trinity News, TCDSU Communications and Marketing Officer Paraic


Minister for Higher Education addresses 8th annual Women in Mathematics Day Conference

The conference celebrates the achievements of women tackling gender equality issues in mathematical sciences

Minister for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor today addressed the 8th annual Irish Women in Mathematics day. The annual conference, which was founded in 2010, was held at University College Dublin (UCD). It was hosted by the UCD School of


New legislation under Sinn Féin bill targets student rent increases

The USI has expressed its widespread support for student protection under the Residential Tenancies Act

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has offered its support for a Sinn Féin bill that will expand the Residential Tenancies Act to provide full protection for students engaged in licenses with student-specific accommodation services. Backing for


Trinity Hall increases awareness about migrant vulnerability through The Harmony Project

The event highlights the struggles that the migrants endure during their transition to Irish society

Trinity Hall will host The Harmony Project Event, a one day informative program that will educate students about the lives of migrants in the context of Irish society.

In an effort to “promote an environment of inclusivity and understanding on


Trinity to make equity investments in infrastructure and property

Chief Financial Officer of College, Ian Matthews, said that he did not envisage consulting with students on future decisions.

Trinity has issued a request for tender with efforts of restructuring its €190 million endowment fund, The Irish Times has found. Trinity are aiming to transfer money from bonds into investments in infrastructure and property. 

Reaching out to independent investment


Efficiency and experience the focus for Comms and Marketing candidate Paraic McLean

Improving efficiency and increasing social media outreach are among the tenets of McLean’s campaign

Communications and Marketing candidate Paraic McLean is centring his sabbatical officer campaign on increasing organisation and efficiency in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). A Senior Sophister Drama student, McLean has served as the Technical Manager of DU Players, Production

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