Provost says Trinity should engage in direct provision debate

Prendergast highlighted the difficulties for people in direct provision accessing third level education

Provost Patrick Prendergast has said that he would like to see Trinity take a role in the ongoing discussions regarding the direct provision system. He made the statement during a question and answer discussion after his final “State of the


Provost says Trinity is “under-ranked”, as he presents new Strategic Plan

The comment came in Prendergast’s final “State of the College” address

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Trinity is “under-ranked” compared to other universities, Provost Patrick Prendergast has said at an address to staff and students this afternoon. Prendergast has noted that this was his last “State of the College” address before his tenure ends in 2021.


“We never suggested that ethnicity on its own would be salvation”

In the aftermath of the Irish presidential election, Pavee Point’s Co-Director Martin Collins speaks to Trinity News

Former Taoiseach Enda Kenny described March 1, 2017, when the State gave formal recognition to the distinct ethnic identity of Travellers, as “a historic day for our Travellers and a proud day for Ireland”. Kenny continued: “I hope that today …


GSU pass motion to support DCU student facing deportation

The Council also passed motions to campaign for student housing and on student visa issues

A motion passed at the first Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) Council mandates the union to support DCU student, Shepherd Machaya, who is currently facing deportation to his native Zimbabwe. The motion was carried unanimously and proposed by Sarah Hughes, a


TCDSU stage banner drop at House Six

The banner drop took place ahead of tomorrow’s Housing rally, “Raise the Roof”

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have staged a banner drop this evening at House Six. The banner drop was organised ahead of the National March for Student Accommodation and Housing, taking place tomorrow as part of the “Raise the

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