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 …
The Dublin priest raised thousands for motor neuron disease research
Trinity have announced the creation of a new position, the Fr. Tony Coote Assistant Professor in Motor Neuron Disease Research, in memorial of the Dublin priest who raised over €600,000 for Motor Neuron Disease (NMD) research.
Trinity have announced that …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Issues raised include SUSI grants, accommodation and fees
Three sabbatical officers from Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) met this morning with the Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, to discuss a number of Third Level Education issues. The meeting took place at the Department …
Government called to act to end landlords illegalling holding on to deposits
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) have joined calls from housing charity Threshold for the government to implement a deposit protection scheme in the private rental sector to defend tenant’s rights.
USI and Threshold are advocating a system that …
The Trinity professor died while climbing Mount Everest for charity
Trinity is to host a memorial service for Seamus Lawless, the Professor who died while climbing Mount Everest.
The service will be open to all who wish to attend and will be held at 5pm on Monday September 30, in …
College recorded a further 42 breaches of exam regulation
College has recorded 10 incidents of finding students intentionally cheating in exams this year, along with a further 42 breaches of exam regulations.
While Trinity does not release information regarding individual breaches of exam regulation, the Irish Times quotes a …
350 extra spaces opened for study over two week period
The Library of Trinity College Dublin (the Library) has announced its plan to open the first, second and third floors of Kinsella Hall in the Ussher Library to students as a 24 hour study space during the supplemental exam period.…