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Capitation fee increase reversed at UCC

The college will refund students the €80 increase charged this year

University College Cork Students Union today announced that the college has cancelled the increase of €200 to the Student Capitation Fee and will refund the €80 increase charged this year. This follows a campaign by students to have the increase

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Trinity academics sign letter supporting extinction rebellion

The letter supports the acts of civil disobedience being taken by the organisation this week

Trinity academics are among a group of almost 200 academics from universities across Ireland that have signed an open letter in support of Extinction Rebellion Ireland. Researchers and professors from a range of academic fields signed the address which asserts

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€16,000 raised for postgraduate hardship fund from Great Dublin Bike Ride

Students and staff cycled either 60km or 100km around Dublin to raise money for students struggling financially

Trinity staff and students have raised over €16,000 for the postgraduate hardship fund by participating in the Great Dublin Bike Ride over the past weekend. 

The campaign saw more than 60 participants from Trinity cycle either 60km or 100km around

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Rent strikes on the horizon as Trinity students launch campaign group

The group say they will encourage “a series of smaller scale actions” before considering rent strikes

A campaign has today been launched by students in Trinity which seeks to combat the rising costs of student accommodation in Dublin. Cut The Rent TCD was launched on Facebook today, and is calling on  tenants, activist groups, and political …