Colleges told to further restrict onsite activity to “most essential” work

Only the “most essential” work will be allowed to take place on college campuses as schools and childcare facilities shut

Third level institutions have been instructed by the government to further limit the amount of onsite activity in response to the spiking number of Covid-19 cases. 

Only the “most essential” work will be allowed to take place on college campuses.


Referendum to be held among postgrads to determine preference for next provost

The GSU has pushed back a motion on whether to campaign for living wages

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A referendum is to be held among postgraduate students to determine the group’s preference for the next provost of Trinity, which will be used to instruct Graduate Students’ Union (GSU) representatives how to vote in the election for provost. 



GSU Council votes down president’s annual report in protest against lack of questions

Attendees of tonight’s GSU Council meeting and AGM were not satisfied with the limited opportunity to put questions to the president of the union


A motion to accept the annual report of the president of Graduate Students Union (GSU) was voted down at tonight’s GSU Council, with attendees citing their inability to ask questions of Scanlon as their reason for rejecting the report.

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Executive officers elected at GSU AGM

Postgraduates expressed anger at how the elections and AGM were run


The executive officers of the Graduate Students Union (GSU) were deemed elected tonight at the body’s AGM, with voting having taken place online over the last couple of days. 

One of the newly elected officers, Serena Foo, who was returned


Scholars push back against proposed quota on Schols recipients

A submission to the College Visitors states that the Board is acting outside their authority in proposing a limit on the number of new scholars elected this year

The College Visitors, who are responsible for hearing internal appeals against decisions of the Board and other bodies in Trinity, are due to make a determination on whether a Board decision to impose a quota on the number of scholars


Student Parents Officer impeached at SU Council as union urges compassion for student representatives

A future election will be held at Council to fill the role

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has voted to impeach the union’s Student Parents Officer after a report by the Oversight Commission (OC), with sabbatical officers calling for compassion to be shown towards student representatives.

Chair of the Oversight


Provost election: Doyle, Hogan and Ohlmeyer to apply for candidacy

Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan, and Jane Ohlmeyer have confirmed their intent to put their names forward in the upcoming selection process for Trinity’s next provost


At least three of Trinity’s top academics have decided to apply to be candidates in the election for College’s next provost.

Professors Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan, and Jane Ohlmeyer have confirmed to Trinity News their intention to apply to run


Trinity researchers awarded a third of available SFI public service fellowships

The four Trinity researchers will be seconded to work for government on the development of new policy and the improvement of public services

Four Trinity researchers have been awarded Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) public service fellowships. These fellowships will see the researchers working on projects alongside government departments, agencies and/or the Library & Research Service of the Oireachtas.

A total of 12 fellowships


Students vote yes to changes to TCDSU constitution

539 students voted in favour of the amendments with 100 voting against

Students have approved a referendum to make several changes to the constitution of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). The decision to make the amendments to the union’s governing document passed by a margin of 84% to 16%. Yannick Gloster,