Executive committee members elected at GSU AGM

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


“TCD Pro-Life Society” in breach of College trademark policy

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


Luxury student accommodation related to poorer academic performance, says US study

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


Trinity campaign group calls for College rent strike

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


Students contact TDs on barriers to higher education

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.