Most roles were uncontested and the meeting struggled to reach a quorum
The Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) tonight elected people to various positions of the union’s executive committee including faculty representatives and an Equality and Diversity Officer.
The elections took place at the union’s AGM, which was held this evening in the …
The CSC have said that the group do not have the right to the use of the initialism “TCD” or to describe themselves as a society
The Central Societies Committee (CSC) have taken issue with the name of the “TCD Pro-Life Society” on the grounds that the group, which is not recognised as an official society, does have the right to the usage of the College …
The study also suggests that luxury accommodation allows for less socialising among students
Students who stay in luxury accommodation achieve, on average, lower grades that those who stay in more traditional style student accommodation, according to a study carried out in the United States.
The study, which examined the academic performances of college …
TCD Cut the Rent have asked students to withhold the second instalment of rent from college
The campaign group TCD Cut the Rent have called for students in Trinity Hall and in on-campus accommodation to take part in a rent strike whereby they would withhold the second installment of this year’s rent, due around Christmas, unless …
The increase will be funded by a 0.1% increase to the National Training Fund
An increase in investment of €74 million for higher education has been announced by the Finance Minister Paschal Donohue in today’s budget statement.
The additional funding will be provided by a 0.1% increase to the National Training Fund, a levy …
Accommodation services have failed to act despite numerous emails
Trinity students who moved into their on-campus accommodation in the Graduates’ Memorial Building (GMB) at the start of this year were disappointed to find damaged furniture, unclean rooms and mould growing on the walls.
One student currently staying in the …
The renovation is to provide 12 student rooms on campus
Renovation work is due to be carried out on Rubrics, College’s oldest surviving building, to provide additional on-campus accommodation for students and staff.
The estimated completion date for this work is the second quarter of 2022, which will end on …
Most sabbatical officers positions in unions are also held by women
More women than men have been elected to the position of president in students’ unions in the Republic of Ireland, while a slight majority of women have been elected across all sabbatical officer roles within the unions.
Women now hold …
Lobbying action taken in place of the cancelled “break the barriers” march
Student unions across Ireland having been contacting government ministers and TDs today to urge them to take action to alleviate the financial burdens that students face by attending college and to call for greater funding for the higher education sector.…
Council talked about environmental and mature student committees and new convenor positions
Everything you need to know about what went on at the first meeting of the year of the Trinity College Dublin Students’s Union (TCDSU) Council.
1. Emergency motion on no-deal Brexit
Council passed an emergency motion proposed by TCDSU President …