Both universities are now offering an accelerated online course in intensive care treatment
University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Cork (UCC) have announced that they are to provide a free course in intensive care treatment during the Covid-19 pandemic, to allow more nurses to treat those infected with the virus.
The National …
Cork City Council have expressed their support for students protesting against the proposed increases
At a meeting of Cork City Council last night, two motions were passed expressing the council’s opposition to rent hikes in student accommodation operated by University College Cork (UCC).
The first motion stated that Cork City Council would “write to …
This retraction comes after the CSC took offence to this statement
Harry Williams, a presidential candidate in Trinity College Dublin Student Union (TCDSU) elections, has retracted one of his main manifesto claims that he will support clubs and societies after the Central Societies Committee (CSC) took offence.
Williams told Trinity News …
Williams says he wants to be able to be a president that students can “go for a pint” with
Harry Williams, a third year World Religions and Theology student and candidate for Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) president, wants to be his “own president”, a “proactive” president, not a reactive one. An anti-establishment candidate, Williams believes the students’ …
Trinity’s reusable crockery and cutlery scheme is being introduced today, in accordance with Trinity’s sustainability initiative
Trinity’s new reusable crockery and cutlery scheme, Envriolend, has been launched today by TCD Plastic Solutions. The pilot scheme is managed by TCD plastic solutions, the same group that initiated a petition for a plastic-free Trinity Ball.
This scheme is …
Provisional plans were made for a protest next week to oppose a potential 4% rent increase to all College operated accommodation
Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) have tonight established working groups to work towards opposing proposed rent increase of 4% to all College operated accommodation, due to be considered by Trinity’s finance committee.
At a townhall meeting held this evening …
The third-year student was eliminated on count 8 in his constituency
Trinity student, Tate Donnelly has failed in his bid to secure a seat in the 33rd Dáil. Donnelly was standing as a Green Party candidate in the Cavan-Monaghan constituency.
Donnelly was the youngest candidate contesting Election 2020. He was eliminated …
Anger rises among students in UCD at the proposed increases
University College Dublin (UCD) is set to increase rent prices for accommodation by 12% over the next three years, meaning some accommodation will rise to almost €10,000 a year by 2023.
The increase, which is the maximum permitted under rent …
Tension appeared within the GSU leadership as the union faced criticisms from those in attendance
PhD students have expressed their anger during a townhall meeting this evening at a decision approved by College’s finance committee to cut the pay of casual staff who work as lab demonstrators.
The decision to cut pay was temporarily reversed …
The conversions will add an additional 630 beds to the 2,850 already available in on-campus residences
The University of Limerick (UL) has announced that it is to add an additional 630 beds to its on-campus accommodation for the upcoming academic year. This is to meet a growing demand for accommodation in UL, as well as a …