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Welfare race: Sierra Mueller-Owens focuses on how to serve the individual student

The Gender Equality Officer discusses tuition fees, gender-neutral language, and consent workshops

It was as an S2S mentor for Erasmus students in her second year of college that Sierra Mueller-Owens began to engage with the welfare problems that students face at Trinity. Mueller-Owens is an international student in her final year of …

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USI urge colleges to support students as pandemic worsens

USI President urges institutions that “no students can be left behind” when providing all students with apt support in the upcoming assessment period

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has called for third level institutions to support students in the upcoming lockdown, stating that “no students can be left behind”.  

As assessment period dawns upon students nationwide, USI President Lorna Fitzpatrick, wrote

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4 out of 5 students in disadvantaged areas report an increase in workload

The Covid-19 Student Survey found in areas of low progression, or social disadvantage, school closures as a result of Covid-19 negatively impacted student mental health

According to a recent study conducted by the School of Education in Trinity, 4 out of 5 students in areas of social disadvantage felt their workload increased during lockdown.

The Covid-19 Student Survey found that in areas of low progression,

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Minister Harris announces €4.3 million investment in enterprise research partnerships

The Irish Research Council’s Enterprise Partnership Scheme will provide funding for fifty enterprise-focused research awards

Today, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, announced a €4.3 million investment in the Irish Research Council’s Enterprise Partnership Scheme, providing funding for fifty enterprise-focused research awards. 

This announcement comes nearly a month after