Recycling workshops see only one-third of Halls residents in attendance

The workshops educated first year students on recycling and waste segregation

Approximately one-third of Trinity Hall (Halls) residents attended recycling workshops held during Freshers’ Week. Led by activist group TCD Plastic Solutions and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the “Sort Your Shit” workshops educated first year students on waste reduction


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