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Students who leave on-campus accommodation before March to be entitled to refunds

College accommodation is remaining open this semester with mitigation measures for students who choose to leave early

Students due to live on-campus this semester who choose to leave before the end of February will only be charged for the time they spent in the accommodation.

For students who want to remain, College accommodation is staying open during

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Student nurses and midwives to be pulled from placement

College has addressed student nurses and midwives affected by this decision, noting that the announcement does not have any implications for students who are not due to attend supernumerary clinical placements

Today, Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly, authorised the move to pull over 2000 student nurses and midwives in first, second and third year from their placements. 

The HSE previously contacted the Chief Nursing Officer at the Department of Health who

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The government has a moral responsibility to pay student nurses and midwives on placement

Now, more than ever, student nurses and midwives need to be respected and paid for their continuous battle against Covid-19 on placement

Over the course of this tumultuous year, the public have become more aware of the in-and-outs of the Irish healthcare system than ever before. The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic highlighted a number of issues that had not previously seen major public

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Green Party advertises “volunteer” intern roles to Trinity students despite stance against unpaid internships

The party’s employment policy supports a ban on unpaid internships

The Green Party has put out a call for “volunteer” interns to Trinity students despite advocating in favour of a ban on unpaid internships.

The party’s employment policy supports that all internships should be paid at at least minimum wage

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Report from Law School recommends a number of key policy changes in the wake of Covid-19

The report includes a recommendation for a state-backed insurance fund to cover pandemics

The Covid-19 Legal Observatory at Trinity’s School of Law released a report today recommending a number of key policy changes in an attempt to combat the socio-economic issues that have arisen as a result of the pandemic. 

The report, entitled

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TCDSU passes motion on support for students on placement

The SU are now mandated to coordinate actions to support students on placement and their trade unions

Trinity College Dublin’s Students Union (TCDSU) has passed a motion on support for students on placement at the third SU Council of the year.

The motion was proposed by TCDSU Education Officer Megan O’Connor and seconded by TCDSU Citizenship Officer

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Student Parents Officer impeached at SU Council as union urges compassion for student representatives

A future election will be held at Council to fill the role

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Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Council has voted to impeach the union’s Student Parents Officer after a report by the Oversight Commission (OC), with sabbatical officers calling for compassion to be shown towards student representatives.

Chair of the Oversight