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TCDSU to hold vigil for Mahsa Amani outside Exam Hall

The vigil will also demonstrate solidarity with the protests which have swept Iran since Amini’s death in police custody

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) will this evening hold a vigil in memory of Mahsa Amini alongside the Society for International Affairs (SOFIA), DU Amnesty, and DU Gender Equality Society (DUGES).

The vigil will take place at 7pm on

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Students left sitting on floor of overcrowded lecture halls

College has said that late start for first years has led to “challenges with assigning the correct room for the class size”

Students have reported being left standing or sitting on the steps of lecture halls due to overcrowding of rooms.

First year students have been left without seats, as class sizes in junior fresh modules, which commenced on Monday, are exceeding …

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Higher Education Authority Bill amended to include recognition of students’ unions

The Bill was passed in its entirety in the Seanad yesterday afternoon

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) Bill 2022 has been passed in the Seanad, including amendments to provide for the formal recognition of students’ unions in the legislation.

The amendments, put forward by Senators Lynn Ruane and Alice-Mary Higgins with support

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Student representatives demand review of online module enrolment process

In a letter to the senior lecturer they highlight issues affecting students and administrative staff

A number of student representatives have demanded a review of the online module enrolment process.

In a letter issued to the senior lecturer they outline concerns over issues with online module enrolment (OME) and related issues affecting students and administrative

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GSU committee investigates allegations of sexual misconduct against GSU President

The allegations pertain to alleged inappropriate behaviour towards a student with whom President Marc Imbillicieri engaged in his role as a teaching assistant

The executive committee of the Graduates’ Student Union (GSU) is currently investigating allegations of sexual misconduct made against GSU President Marc Imbillicieri.

Imbillicieri denied the allegations which were put to him at a meeting of the GSU executive committee on

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Free contraception scheme for young women launched today

From today, contraception is available from GPs, primary care centres and pharmacists

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly today launched a scheme which will provide free contraception to women in Ireland aged 17-25.

From today, contraception will be available from GPs, primary care centres and pharmacists, with €9 million funding allocated to support

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Tom Hegarty elected CSC Chair

Sam Carthy and Daniela Williams were elected as Treasurer and Secretary respectively

Tom Hegarty has been elected chair of the Central Societies Committees (CSC) at the Michaelmas Term General Meeting of the organisation.

Sam Carthy and Daniela Williams were also elected as Treasurer and Secretary respectively.

Candidates were elected by a vote

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TCDSU demand College facilitate hybrid learning for students without accommodation

Many students have been unable to secure accommodation ahead of the beginning of term next week

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have issued an open letter to College demanding the provision of teaching material online for students who cannot find accommodation in Dublin before the start of term.

The letter, signed by the president, welfare

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Trinity Disability Service welcomes new plan to increase access to higher education

The new National Access Plan includes targets to increase access to higher education, which includes a specific focus on students with disabilities

Trinity Disability Service has welcomed the new National Access Plan to increase access to higher education for disadvantaged groups, which includes a specific focus on students with disabilities.

In a statement to Trinity News, the Disability Service said: “Trinity’s Disability …