College: Book of Kells protest “counterproductive”

Student demonstrators have prevented tourists from accessing the Book of Kells since 9 am today

College has called the student demonstration held outside the Old Library today “counterproductive”.

Student demonstrators blocked the entrance of the Book of Kells exhibition from 9am today in protest against the 2% fee increase in College accommodation, the maximum legal


TCDSU calls for student participation in direct action protest against College rent increase 

The union has called for students to protest on campus on Wednesday, September 13 

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) has called on students to take part in direct action on Wednesday, September 13 in protest against rise in accommodation fees.

The union has condemned College’s decision to increase accommodation by 2%, which is …


Student start-up Hebe Adventures wins LaunchBox 2023

The company aims to build “the Airbnb” of Student travel

Hebe Adventures has won Trinity’s annual student entrepreneurship competition LaunchBox. 

The start-up won over nine other shortlisted teams who were seeking capital investment to accelerate their startups. The teams each pitched their ideas to venture capitalists and angel investors today


Report: 18% of higher education students experienced bullying in the last academic year

Higher Education Minister Simon Harris said the report will inform further anti-bullying policies in colleges.

18.4% of students have experienced  online and offline bullying over the last academic year, according to the findings of the National Survey of Staff Experiences of Bullying in Higher Education Institutions.

The report, which was commissioned by the Department of


USI: Student accommodation issues “critically and negatively affecting student experience”

The USI outlined key accommodation issues in submission to private rental sector review

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has said student accommodation issues are “critically and negatively affecting the student experience” in a review published this week. 

In the submission, USI layed out a number of issues and recommendations regarding student


Minister Harris announces Erasmus+ funding of €2 million for students in Northern Ireland

The funding will ensure students can continue to access mobilities across Europe post Brexit

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Simon Harris has announced the allocation of €2 million in mobility funding for higher education students in Northern Ireland.

The funding, announced at the end of last month, will enable students in Northern Ireland


Minister Harris announces “historic” new pathway to third level outside of CAO

From September, 23 courses will be made available for students without requiring a minimum points level.

Minister Simon Harris has announced a new pathway into higher education outside of the CAO process, in what he has called “the single biggest transformation to education in decades”.

From September, 23 courses will be made available for students without


“I came in because I thought I had something ready to give, and I feel like I’ve given it”: Gabi Fullam reflects on her year as TCDSU President

The outgoing TCDSU President sits down with Trinity News to discuss her time in the role

Next to the desk of the outgoing President of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), hangs a copy of her manifesto dotted with a column of check marks. “I keep my manifesto up here, and I’ve been ticking things off


Students protest outside Paschal Donohue event in Trinity Business School

The protesters highlighted the housing crisis and climate change among other issues

Students from several groups gathered in the Business School today in protest against an event featuring Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe.

The protest was organised by Trinity People Before Profit (TCD PBP), Students4Change (S4C), Extinction Rebellion TCD,