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Campaign groups plan protest against College’s handling of reopening

The organisers describe the demonstration as “against Trinity management’s incompetence and miscommunication”

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Several student organisations are planning a protest next Wednesday, September 22 to demand more face-to-face teaching in Trinity this semester and refunds for students whose teaching is partially or mostly online.

Trinity College Dublin Campaign for F2F Teaching (TCD F2F) …

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GSU deny telling Board to resign

In a statement to Trinity News this evening, the GSU said that the president did not order the resignation of the Board

Trinity College Dublin’s Graduate Students’ Union (TCDGSU) did not order the resignation of the Board, according to a statement received this evening. 

In a statement to Trinity News earlier this evening, member of the GSU Board Dr John Walsh claimed

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Portal for module enrollment delayed significantly for students who sat reassessments

Students who sat assessments during the reassessment period have yet to choose their modules, despite classes starting today

Module enrollment has yet to open for some students who repeated or deferred modules last term, despite students being told it would open at 3pm today. 

Some students have been able to get access to the module enrollment page, however,

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JS English students send formal letter of complaint over registration debacle

Students who deferred their module assessments at the end of the last term have yet to register for their upcoming year, with classes due to start on Monday

Students in the School of English this week sent a formal letter of complaint, after those who deferred or needed to repeat assessments have been unable to register for College, or choose their modules. 

This means some students may have

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Fenergo to provide scholarship for incoming TAP student

The Irish software company is to sponsor an incoming TAP student throughout their year in TAP and their degree, a scholarship which is being spearheaded by two previous TAP students

The unicorn company Fenergo is to provide a scholarship over five years for on of this year’s incoming Trinity Access Program (TAP) students. 

The scholarship, which is being spearheaded by two previous TAP students within the company, is to provide

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Eamon Ryan: It’ll be up to societies and student unions to apply new restrictions

Minister Eamon Ryan has said that it will be up to societies and students unions to ensure “that there is a social life in our colleges”

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Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has said that it will be up to societies and students unions to apply newly announced restrictions.

Ryan has highlighted societies and students unions as crucial in ensuring that “there is a social life in

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Individual schools to be left to determine restrictions, College clarifies

School of physics restrictions on face-to-face teaching do not represent a College-wide policy

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Update: College has since announced university-wide policies which confirm many of the school of physics’ announcements, despite the claims of the spokesperson in this article.

Decisions conveyed to students in the school of physics will not be a College-wide policy,

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Restrictions on large lectures to last until at least Nov 1

An email to students in the school of physics today said “all lectures” would be in-person after Reading Week

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Update, August 27: November 1 will see easing of restrictions across Trinity, despite College’s denials on August 20.

Update, August 20: College has since clarified that the school of physics’ announcement applies only to that school, and that a change

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Wasps War: An open letter calls on College not to “persecute” campus wasps

Estates and Facilities circulated an email this morning, explaining that there is “a wasp’s nest on the roof of the hoarding protecting the side entrance to the Museum building”

This evening, an open letter has been published by Jamie Rohu, PhD student, calling on Trinity to put a “stay” on the removal of a wasps’ nest beside the Museum Building. 

Estates and Facilities circulated an email this morning, explaining