TAP, Inclusion TCD and the Sustainability Network were the recipients of Trinity SMF’s donations
Trinity Student Managed Fund (SMF) announced today they have donated €10,000 to Trinity Access Programmes (TAP), Trinity Inclusion & Disability Service and the Sustainability Network.
In a statement on their social media, Trinity SMF announced as one of their main …
O’Connor was elected with 88.1% on the first count
Megan O’Connor has been elected as Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Education Officer on the first count. As the sole candidate in the race, O’Connor received 88.1% of the votes, equalling 2,041 votes. Of three uncontested candidates, O’Connor received …
The sole candidate for Education Officer puts focus on student supports and coordination with College departments
Drawing on her experience within Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU), Megan O’Connor, a final year General Nursing student and the sole candidate for TCDSU Education Officer, explains that her manifesto promises are extensive, but all relate to her three …
Sinn Féin is calling on Irish universities to discuss proposed increases in rent
Eoin Ó Broin TD, the Sinn Féin spokesperson on Housing has written to presidents of several universities requesting a meeting regarding proposed rent increases to on-campus accommodation.
Ó Broin has requested meetings with the heads of University College Dublin, Dublin …
Chantelle Cawley discusses the barriers to education that the Travelling Community face
Chantelle Cawley is a 21-year-old Irish Traveller studying at Mary Immaculate College, Thurles. She is in her third year, working towards a degree in post-primary education with Business and Religion. Speaking about her experiences growing up as an Irish Traveller …
Trinity will award five people with honorary degrees this week
Fintan O’Toole, Mary Harney, Joan Freeman, Michael Gazzaniga and Professor Terry Hughes have been announced as Trinity’s 2019 honorary degree recipients. The ceremony will be held at College this Friday.
Friday will mark the first honorary degree ceremony for the …
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 …