Trinity rises in 2020 graduate employability rankings

Trinity ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide for employability after graduation

Trinity has been ranked 92nd in the world for employability after graduation in the QS World Rankings for Graduate Employability, rising from its spot in the 101-110 bracket in the 2019 rankings.

QS World Rankings classifies universities based on employer


Labour Court orders payment, but not reinstatement, of Ali Selim in unfair dismissal case

Ali Selim was awarded €7,500 by the Labour Court after his dismissal from Trinity in 2018 

The Labour Court has awarded €7,500 to Ali Selim, a former lecturer, after it ruled Selim that had been unfairly dismissed from his position as an Arabic lecturer following comments he made on RTÉ regarding female circumcision

Selim called


Irish colleges partner with Chinese universities accused of cyber crimes

Data and technology experts express concern over research collaborations between Irish colleges and Chinese universities

Concerns have been expressed over partnerships between a number of Irish colleges, including Trinity, and Chinese universities accused of cybercrimes. 

The research collaborations were signed off by John Halligan, The Minister of State for Training and Skills, and Wang Zhigang,


Former Trinity lecturer accused of plagiarism by student

Past lecturer, Adebola Adedimeji, has been accused of plagiarising from his student’s work

Adebola Adedimeji, a former Trinity lecturer, failed to defend his work in court after being accused of plagiarism by his former thesis supervisee, Annette Rochford. Rochford, a clinical nurse specialist, has accused Adedimeji of presenting her research as his own


Societies and Trinity Ents turn to digital membership cards

Societies and TCDSU aim to reduce negative environmental impact of society life

Societies and Trinity Ents have moved from plastic membership cards to digital alternatives for this year’s Freshers’ Fair in a move to reduce unnecessary waste.

In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Central Societies Committee (CSC), has launched its Societies …


Non-EU students to be able to renew immigration permission online

The new system will be open to around 8,000 students in the Dublin area

In an effort to simplify the immigration registration renewal process, Dublin-based non-EU students who are eligible will now be able to renew their immigration permission through an online system.

Charlie Flanagan TD, the Minister for Justice and Equality, was “delighted” …


Minister Mitchell O’Connor holds consultation to address student substance abuse

Increasing rate of student substance usage prompts call for action

Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, held a consultation to address the issue of substance abuse in higher education. Representatives of colleges, leaders from students’ unions, Gardaí from the National Drugs Strategy Unit, and individuals working on …