Rising number of students reporting sexual assaults to rape crisis centres

The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and Sexual Violence Centre Cork both reported an increase in students accessing their services

Rape crisis centres have stated that they are experiencing an increasing number of students and young people contacting them, having been the victim of a sexual assault. 

Speaking to Trinity News, a spokesperson for the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said


Exam timetables to be released November 11

Winter exams will start on Monday December 9

Exam timetables for the semester one assessment period will be released on November 11, according to a tweet from Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Education Officer, Niamh McCay. 

This year’s winter exams will be held during the week of


Free condom dispensers to be installed around Trinity

The dispensers are being provided through a department of health initiative

Dispensers of free condoms and lube are to be installed in several locations around Trinity’s campus within the next month, according to Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union Welfare Officer Aisling Leen. 

Speaking to Trinity News, Leen said that she has


Trinity ranked top in Ireland for the 18th successive year in the Sunday Times Good University Guide

Trinity scored highly for research income and spending on facilities

Trinity has been ranked in first place for the 18th successive year in the annual Sunday Times league table of Irish third level institutions. 

The Sunday Times described Trinity’s position on top as a “situation unlikely to change anytime soon”


DCU student issued with deportation order

Mehwish Saquib was accepted to study at DCU under the University of Sanctuary scholarship scheme

Mehwish Saquib, a student at Dublin City University (DCU) has stated on Twitter that she has this morning received a deportation order from the Department of Justice . Saquib described the news as “devastating…for me and my family”.

Saqib is


Postgraduate workers in a “dangerous grey area” warn USI and SIPTU

USI and SIPTU have launched a charter on postgraduate students’ rights

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and SIPTU have today announced a joint charter calling for stronger workers’ rights for postgraduate students and laying out demands from higher education institutions regarding the treatment of postgraduate students.

Among the demands