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Network for cracking down on academic cheating meets for first time

One in seven graduates admit to having paid someone to write an essay for them

Quality and Qualifications Ireland’s (QQI) new network established to detect and punish academic cheating met for the first time yesterday, warning of the dangers of “essay mills” which produce written-to-order assignments for paying students. 

The network is made up of

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Mary McAleese delivers Trinity’s Annual Edmund Burke Lecture

Mary McAleese spoke tonight about children’s rights in relation to religious freedom

The soon to be Chancellor of the University of Dublin, Dr Mary McAleese gave the annual Edmund Burke Lecture in Trinity this evening. McAleese gave a speech entitled ‘The Future of Ireland: Human Rights and Children’s Rights’,

The Edmund Burke

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Mary McAleese appointed Chancellor of Trinity

McAleese is to take over as Chancellor of the University of Dublin, a role which was previously held by Mary Robinson

Mary McAleese will take over the role of Chancellor of the University of Dublin, having been nominated by twenty-nine members of the University Senate of the University. There were no other candidates at the close of nominations on Wednesday, andMcAleese

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Trinity students strike as pressure rises on climate crisis

Thousands participated in strikes and protests on climate change around the world this afternoon

Trinity students joined tens of thousands of schoolchildren and college students striking around the world this afternoon in a bid to urge governments to take drastic action against the climate crisis.

Students gathered in Front Square this morning, with Trinity

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Trinity falls dramatically in Times Higher Education rankings

Trinity calls for government action after falling 44 places to 164th in global rankings

Trinity has experienced a significant fall in the Times Higher Education world university rankings. The newly released data shows Trinity at 164th place, a significant fall from 120th place in 2019.

Trinity has been on a downward trajectory in the

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Government investment in Higher Education to triple

The Department of Education announced €116 billion investment and development plan this morning

Capital investment in higher education is to be nearly trebled as part of Project Ireland 2040. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, and Minister for Education and Skills Richard Bruton and Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor announced today a