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 …
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 …
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 …
A round-up of the administrative issues facing students at the start of this term
As the new academic year gets underway, old and new students are spilling onto campus with the hope and determination of a Junior Fresh. One difference is that returning students know what to expect when it comes to dealing with …
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 …
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 …
Nurses strike for improved pay and working conditions
Trinity students are joining the striking nurses and midwives today at St. James’ Hospital in solidarity with the strike, which calls for pay restoration and improved conditions to provide a more stable health care system.
Students gathered outside House 6 …
College has risen from 131 to 120
Trinity has climbed 11 places since last year in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) global employability rankings, increasing from 131 to 120. Trinity is the only Irish university to place within the top 150 institutions across the world for …
Registration rate for first year students stood at 90% two weeks into term
Academic Registry has reported a 5% decrease in student registration as compared to September 2017. On September 20, completed student registration stood at 73%. This represents a fall of 5% from last year’s 78%. Although registration is higher than average …
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 …