Wildflower meadow to be planted on College Green

A public poll with over 13,000 votes returned a 90% result in favour of converting the lawn outside front gate to a wildflower meadow

Trinity has announced that the lawn outside Front Gate is to be transformed into a wildflower garden, following a public vote.

The vote, which opened in February, asked staff, students and the public whether they would like for the grass …


Trinity climbs to 14th in global impact rankings

The rankings measure how well universities deliver on the UN sustainable development goals

Trinity has climbed to the position of 14th in the world in the Times Higher Education (THE) global impact rankings. 

The rankings, which measure how well a university delivers on the United Nations (UN) sustainable development goals, are designed to


57 scholars, 14 fellows, 5 professorial fellows and 3 honorary fellows announced

The new scholars were announced by Provost Patrick Prendergast this morning via a live-stream

Provost Patrick Prendergast has today announced the election of new scholars, 14 new fellows, 5 new professorial fellows and 3 new honorary fellows of the university.

The announcement, made shortly after 10am this morning, followed a meeting of the University


Binary Hub and Kavanagh Court to offer partial refund to some residents

Binary Hub are to offer partial refund to all those who left early while Kavanagh Court are asking students to fill out an application to apply for a refund

Binary Hub and Kavanagh Court, two private student accommodation complexes leased exclusively for the use of Trinity students, have said they will offer partial refunds to some students forced to leave early due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

However, students staying …


Lauren Boland elected editor of Trinity News

Boland is the paper’s current deputy editor and will begin her tenure as editor on May 13

Lauren Boland has been elected the next editor of Trinity News at the paper’s annual general meeting this evening.

Boland, who ran unopposed for the position, is the paper’s current deputy editor and a former news editor.

Boland will serve …


Trinity rejects “no detriment” policy but approves other measures

The ability for students to defer assessments until the end of summer and discretionary powers granted to the board of examiners are among the measures announced

Trinity’s University Council has approved several measures designed to “ease pressure” on students completing assessments during the coronavirus pandemic, but declined to implement a “no detriment” policy. 

The approved measures include allowing students to defer assessments until the end of


TCDSU push “no detriment” policy in email to University Council members

The union have said that the current proposals fall short of what students are asking for

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have emailed members of Trinity’s University Council asking them to back a proposal to implement a “no detriment” policy for upcoming assessments.

The email says of the current proposals due to be brought for …


UCC rejects calls for “no detriment” assessment policy

UCC students were told the policy “would risk undermining the integrity of your degrees”

University College Cork (UCC) has rejected calls from students to implement a “no detriment” policy for summer assessments in light of the coronavirus pandemic.

The policy, advocated for by the students of several Irish universities and implemented in a number