Provost election: Linda Hogan wants to guide Trinity’s “extraordinary potential”

Speaking to Trinity News, Provost candidate Linda Hogan talks mitigating the damage of Covid-19, the importance of students to College and diversifying Trinity

Nearly halfway through the campaign period, the three candidates in the race to become Trinity’s next provost are setting out the plans, promises and priorities they would put in place if they secure the coveted position. If elected, Professor Linda


Students could be returning to face to face learning on campus in September, says Trinity

Prioritisation of college staff and 18-34 year olds for vaccine leaves Trinity “hopeful” for a September return

Reprioritisation of the government’s Provisional Vaccine Allocation Groups could see Trinity return to face to face learning by the start of the next academic year, College officials announced yesterday evening. 

According to the government’s latest vaccination plan, members of third


“No greenwashing”: Provost candidates cover climate crisis in debate led by Mary Robinson

Provost candidates outlined strategies to increase Trinity’s sustainability efforts at a climate change discussion this evening

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Avoiding tokenism and greenwashing should be important factors in the next provost’s plans to address the climate crisis, the candidates for the role have emphasised. 

At a debate on climate change this evening, Professors Doyle, Hogan and Ohlmeyer outlined strategies


Planning permission withdrawn for Trinity’s 358 new beds

Following an appeal by a resident of Dartry, previously approved planning permission for an expansion of the Halls accommodation complex has been overturned

Yesterday, An Bord Pleanála consented to the overturning of planning permission previously given to College for the expansion of Trinity Hall (Halls).  

The accommodation complex had received the green light by An Bord Pleanála in August  for the addition of


Telegram to be used as an election platform by TCDSU candidates

TCDSU has given candidates permission to campaign on Telegram, whereas previously candidates could only campaign on platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok

Trinity College Dublin’s Students’ Union (TCDSU) has announced that they have authorized the use of the social media app Telegram in their upcoming Sabbatical Officer elections. 

TCDSU has given candidates permission to campaign on Telegram, whereas previously candidates could only …


Leaving Cert students to be offered choice of predicted grades or physical exams

The measures were announced this evening, alongside the news that the Junior Cert is to be cancelled entirely

This evening, it has been confirmed that this year’s Leaving Certificate students are to be given a choice of a predicted grade, with the option of sitting a physical exam if they wish to do so. 

The Junior Certificate 2021


SU Elections: Thirteen candidates announced with just one uncontested race

The candidates have been confirmed today ahead of a two-week campaign period between March 1 and 11


Thirteen candidates have put themselves forward to run for a position in Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU).

The candidates have been confirmed today ahead of a two-week campaign period which will take place between March 1 and 11.

Current …


Clinical placements must be expanded, provost candidates say at Health Sciences forum

Improvements to Academic Registry and a review of student to staff ratios were among questions posed to candidates this afternoon

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Clinical placements for health science students should be expanded, the candidates for Trinity’s next provost have said.

Professors Linda Doyle, Linda Hogan and Jane Ohlmeyer agreed at a forum of Health Sciences staff today that access to clinical placements should


Power outage at Kavanagh Court leaves students locked out of online classes

Following the power outage, the accommodation complex told students that they expected power to be restored to the complex by 1:15pm

Earlier today, a power outage in the Kavanagh Court accommodation complex left students without access to power or Wifi to attend their online classes. 

On the Electricity Services Board (ESB) website, it states that electricity is out in the area