Academic Senate put on hold for a year

TCDSU Education Officer says “it didn’t achieve what it set out to achieve”

The Academic Senate has been temporarily cut from the Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) governance structure this year following concern it was not hitting the mark in handling academic issues.

Following a two-year trial period, the Academic Senate is …


Nominations open for Chancellorship of Trinity

Members of the University Senate have until October 30 to submit nominations for the role

Nominations for the next Chancellor of the University of Dublin (Trinity College), have officially opened as of today. The College Registrar, Professor Paula Murphy, sent out an email this morning to all members of the university senate, requesting nominations for …


Government announces €96 million for building projects at five higher education institutions

The funding is intended to support up to 14,000 new places for students in third-level education

The government has this morning announced a €96 million investment for building projects across five higher education institutions as part of Project Ireland 2040, an ongoing government infrastructure programme intended to support a growing population. 

The five higher education institutions


38% of students are suffering with “extremely severe anxiety”

USI publish report that suggests students are facing significant difficulties with mental health issues

38% of third level students in Ireland are experiencing extremely severe levels of anxiety according to a report published this morning by the Union of Students in Ireland (USI). 

The report suggests that a significant proportion of students in third