European Investment Bank invests €100m in Trinity’s capital projects
Trinity Hall (Halls) is to receive a 300-bed expansion as one of four capital development projects set to take place across campus under €100m investment from the European Investment Bank (EIB).
Other projects include expanding the School of Law and …
Galway Rape Crisis Centre reports high numbers of students coming forward
Content warning: sexual assault, rape.
Over 50 students have reported being sexually assaulted or raped in the past six months, according to the Galway Rape Crisis Centre (GRCC).
In a report published by Student Independent News (SIN), Cathy Connolly, the …
USI also recommend that the Student Contribution Charge be reduced
Sinn Féin are calling for the student contribution charge to be reduced by €500, among other changes to Ireland’s current economic policies and systems, outlined in their alternative budget, published today.
Sinn Féin stated that the student contribution costs are …
Three years after marriage equality and the Gender Recognition Bill, Q-Soc discuss political representation and rights in Ireland
An LGBTQ+ panel put on in a joint effort by the Politics Society and Q-Soc discussed both the future and the past of the LGBT rights movement in Ireland on Tuesday evening. The general mood of the night was one …
Library services to be reduced as systems undergo maintenance
The Library is encouraging students and staff to make requests, inter-library loans and borrowing materials before a service interruption later this week when these Library services are to be reduced or unavailable.
A “complete system downtime” is needed from 7:30 …
An examination of corporate interests and their effects on LGBT individuals, both helpful and harmful
In recent years, there has been an increase in content and products presented by corporations targeting the LGBT community. Brands like H&M, Nike, Converse, Primark, Urban Outfitters, and more, all produce and widely advertise their “Pride collections” from the end …
UCD scores highest in Ireland for graduate employability on QS rankings
Trinity graduates’ employability is on the rise since last year according to the QS World University 2019 rankings released this morning.
Trinity is ranked in bracket #101-110 this year, an increase from last year when it placed in bracket #111-120. …
USI are promoting their “Homes for Study” initiative
The Union of Students Ireland (USI) is urging homeowners across Ireland to open their spare rooms as student accommodation.
USI President Siona Cahill, speaking about USI’s “Homes for Study” initiative, explained that homeowners can avail of the website homes.usi.ie to …
The maps show the impact of the Great European Famine
Trinity researchers have released a set of ground-breaking maps showing wealth distribution in Ireland circa 1300. The maps can be used to determine the scale and impact of the medieval English colony using early 14th century parish incomes as …