The project is budgeted to cost €50million and aims to provide 250 new places for studentsRobyn Page-Cowman
College have been given permission by Dublin City Council for plans to redevelop Oísin House, which is set to cost €50 million to complete.
Dublin City Council’s report approved Trinity’s new planning submission for the “reduction in height, mass and …
The protest was held outside the Dáil followed by a celebratory lunch in TrinityRobyn Page-Cowman
Following up on Trinity College Dublin’s (TCD) announcement yesterday, TCD Fossil Free moved to lobby government for national fossil fuel divestment outside the Dáil today.
Today marked the last year of the campaign, but the group intend to …
Only 3.5% of over 60s consuming recommended dairy allowanceRobyn Page-Cowman
Trinity’s Centre for Medical Gerontology have released the largest study to date on diets in older adults. The study involved 4,300 people aged over 60 from the Trinity Ulster Department of Agriculture (TUDA) and found that 96% of this group …
Students at home and abroad share their reactions to the elected ‘Trump America’Robyn Page-Cowman
“What disturbs me the most is the indifferent people. The people who think that racism is an opinion to be respected.” This “silent racism” is, in Miller’s opinion, the “biggest threat” to the world at the moment.”
Donald Trump’s election …
Over 10,000 students attend from Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland to rally against student-contingent loans systemRobyn Page-Cowman
It is estimated that between 10,000 – 15,000 students from around Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland attended USI’s #EducationIs March to rally for a publicly funded education system, and against student fees, loans and debt. The USI has indicated that …
A mandate was passed on this at a JCR Open Forum last termRobyn Page-Cowman
A Trinity News Life interview with Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Environment Officer Thomas Emmet has highlighted that the Junior Common Room (JCR) Committee is missing an elected environmental representative. JCR President Sara Loughlin has told Trinity News that …
10,000 have signed an online petition but USI and TCDSU Presidents want more to attend Wednesday’s marchRobyn Page-Cowman
This week Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and other Irish university groups are marching for increased higher education funding and student rights.
Several events are being held in the lead up to …
The group was formed this summer with President Kieran McNulty as ChairRobyn Page-Cowman
In line with his manifesto for election, Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) President Kieran McNulty has organised a Lobby Group which will act as the SU’s ‘political wing’, aiming to represent student voices in national politics through eight campaigns: …
Leading property investors warn rental rates are at the “limits of sustainability” in IrelandRobyn Page-Cowman
Rents for student residences across Ireland have increased by €1,000 on average this year.
Trinity Student Union’s Accommodation Services are under increased pressure from students who have been unable to find accommodation as a result of the increased rental costs. …
TCDSU President set up lobby group to create further opposition to Cassells Report and student loan recommendationsRobyn Page-Cowman
According to the government’s ‘Action Plan for Education’, higher education funding will be decided upon and implemented by late 2017.
There are plans to replace the SUSI grant system and create a new financial ‘structure’ for primary, secondary and third-level …