TCDSU and Extinction Rebellion TCD join school climate strike

Around twenty Trinity students took to the streets today to support the school climate strike

Representatives of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) and Extinction Rebellion TCD joined the school climate strike in Dublin today.

Around twenty Trinity students gathered in front square today at noon before marching to the main site of the protest …


Taoiseach in Trinity to launch funding for new higher education courses

The funding will be directed at courses perceived to meet the requirements of Ireland’s economy

Taoiseach Leo Vradakar was in Trinity this morning to launch the government’s “Human Capital Initiative”, a fund of €300m to be invested over 5 years in higher education.

The investment is intended to help to develop new undergraduate places and


New funding announced for higher education with a focus on development of technological universities

The government announced €14.25 million of new funding with €11.8 million to go towards the expansion and creation of technological universities

The government has today announced €14.25 million of new funding for higher education, primarily to go towards new technological universities. 

 €11.8 million of the new fund is to go towards technological universities with TU Dublin, Ireland’s first fully established technological


Taoiseach defends third-level education funding

Leo Varadkar says Trinity’s fall in global rankings was “not just about money”

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has defended his government’s record on investment in third-level institutions in response to a question about Trinity’s fall in global rankings.

The Taoiseach made his comments yesterday whilst on a visit to the United Nations in


Minister for education and skills launches Trinity’s new teaching degree, taught through Irish

The degree will be taught at Marino Institute, an associated college of Trinity, and will be accredited by Trinity

The minister for education and skills, Joe McHugh, was at the Marino Institute of Education, an associated college of Trinity, this morning, to launch their new degree for primary school teachers, taught entirely through the medium of Irish. 

McHugh welcomed