College to launch investigation into its colonial past

The Colonial Legacies Project will investigate Trinity’s complex colonial legacy

Trinity is to begin investigating its “colonial past” over the course of the next two years.

Today, College announced the beginning of its Colonial Legacies Project. The “extensive” two-year investigation will “examine, interrogate and reflect on its complex colonial legacies”. 


Library announces addition to the Beckett collection

College has expanded the archive of Irish writer and Trinity alumni Samuel Beckett

Today, College has announced an addition to the Trinity alumni Samuel Beckett collection. 

The Library has acquired the archive of “Rockaby”, the 1981 play by Irish writer and playwright Samuel Beckett. 

The archive includes copies of the original play and


Trinity places eighth in THE Most International Universities in the World rankings

Trinity is the only university in Ireland included in THE International Rankings, falling after the University of Oxford and the University of Cambridge

Trinity has been placed eighth in the Times Higher Education (THE) “Most International Universities in the World” rankings. 

According to this year’s figures, College has risen eight places in the 2021 rankings, from 17 in 2020. 

Trinity is the only