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Life at Trinity Halls: What happens to a social hotspot when socializing is restricted

As Ireland adapts to life in Level 5, hundreds of residents have been finding ways to maintain the camaraderie of Halls

Tucked away into a corner of Rathmines, Trinity Hall is, for many, a sentimental milestone from first year, often associated with the rows of dimly-lit kitchens late at night, cold walks back along Dartry road, and the famously vibrant social

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Planning for the unplannable year

The map to this year’s Freshers’ Week took an unusual route for Trinity’s orientation team

The start of Michaelmas Term is historically marked by rows of stalls at the Freshers’ Fair, hundreds of students packed into lecture halls to listen to the Provost and Senior Tutor welcome them to campus, and the palpable excitement and

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To stay or to go?

In response to Covid-19, Trinity is allowing Erasmus to continue for Michaelmas Term on a voluntary basis

The Erasmus programme at Trinity has given students the opportunity to experience both a new university and culture since the 1980s. For many students, the chance to study abroad is considered a vital part of their college experience and may

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Drama in drama: The effect of Covid-19 on Trinity’s drama students

Studying drama while social distancing presents a unique set of challenges

Since Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the closure of schools and universities on March 12 and Trinity suspended classes, students and staff across a variety of disciplines have been forced to adapt to unprecedented conditions in an increasingly uncertain society. Students …

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Promoting equality in Trinity through the power of a podcast

Dr. Michelle D’Arcy pairs a native Irish person with a refugee to explore the “common threads” that knit them together

The week before classes start, lecturers are busy preparing lessons, sorting their timetables, and tying up loose ends in preparation for the academic year. Assistant Professor of Political Science Michelle D’Arcy, however, had much more on her mind. 

Dr. D’Arcy,

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Minister urged by universities to offer “positive solutions” to funding crisis

Universities say they have taken as much action as they can to solve the crisis

The Irish Universities Association (IUA) has urged the government to offer a solution to the university funding crisis, following a statement from the Minister for Education and Skills, Joe McHugh, ruling out increasing student fees.

The IUA, the representative body …