Trinity claims it was overcharged €300,000 by Dublin City Council

Trinity is being charged because of the planning permission deal for the E3 Learning Foundry

Trinity alleges that they have been overcharged €300,000 by Dublin City Council for the new E3 Learning Foundry. 

Dublin City Council granted planning permission to Trinity for the new development provided that Trinity contributes €744,311 towards public infrastructure and the


Trinity considers first ever pop-up Christmas Market

College calls for student, staff, and alumni participation in the market

Trinity is considering a proposal to organise College’s, first ever pop-up International Christmas Market to aid the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Student Assistance Funds. If approved, the market will take place on December 4 2019. 

The event would run alongside the


TCDSU Council vote against supporting the Cut the Rent campaign

All sabbatical officers voted for the motion, other than the TCDSU president, Lauren Beston, who abstained from the vote

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has voted against a motion to mandate the union to support the Cut the Rent movement, following lengthy and heated discussion.

The motion, which was defeated, stated that “the continuing housing crisis disproportionately


Dual Degree Programme set to add more course options

The addition of STEM courses is up for approval at the next University Council meeting

New courses will be added to the Dual BA Program between Columbia University and Trinity. Three programmes have been approved for student entry next September: Film, History of Art and Architecture, and Classics. 

Professor Juliette Hussey, vice-president for global relations,


DCU students launch petition against DCU student deportation

Petition asks Minister Charlie Flanagan to stop the potential deportation of a DCU student

Dublin City University Students’ Union (DCUSU) has started a petition advocating against the deportation of DCU student Mehwish Saquib. Saquib is currently living in Ireland in direct provision after having fled Pakistan eight years ago. 

The petition is directed towards


Mature Student Committee established at TCDSU Council

The motion was proposed by the Mature Students PTO and was seconded by the TCDSU Education Officer

At Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union Council (TCDSU), the council voted to create a Mature Student Committee within the union. The motion was proposed by Jimi Donohoe, the Mature Students Part-Time Officer (PTO) and was seconded by TCDSU Education Officer