TCDSU to lobby College to expand the number of scholarships offered to asylum seekers

Trinity currently offers four scholarships per year to asylum seekers

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council tonight voted to mandate the union to lobby College to expand the programme of offering scholarships to asylum seekers.

In April 2019, Trinity’s University Council voted to offer four scholarships per year for …


TCDSU impeaches Student Parents Officer

The motion to impeach followed a recommendation from the union’s Oversight Commission

The Trinity College Dublin Students’s Union (TCDSU) Student Parents Officer, Leah Freeman, has been impeached from her role by a vote in the union Council tonight.

Freeman was elected to serve in the role in March of last year for …


Minister admits need for increased funding as parties debate future of higher education

Party spokespersons debate education funding in Trinity Business School ahead of general election


Representatives from seven of Ireland’s main political parties clashed over the future of higher education at a debate held in Trinity today, with significant attention given to the balance between a system funded by taxation or by student fees and


Trinity establishes Coronavirus working group

Email from College advises staff and students of the risks of the virus

Trinity have established a College working group to assess the risk of an outbreak of the Coronavirus.

In an email to all staff and students John Coman, the secretary to the college and Dr David McGrath, the director of the …


GSU holds demonstration in solidarity with right to protest

The gathering was attended by around 40 students and addressed by the GSU President Shaz Oye

Around 40 members of Trinity’s postgraduate community gathered outside the Dining Hall this afternoon “to affirm the values of freedom of expression, freedom of assembly and the freedom to disagree”.

The event was organised by the Graduate Students Union (GSU) …


Student campaign “not a factor” in decision to leave Trinity, say Aramark

Company denies campaign impact while Aramark Off Our Campus co-founders say statement is “completely false”

The catering company Aramark, who until recently operated cafés in Trinity’s Hamilton building have said that the student campaign Aramark Off Our Campus “was not a factor” in the company’s decision to end their contract with College in December.