The SU will maintain its current pro-choice stance
University College Dublin (UCD) students have voted against the adoption of a neutral stance by their Students’ Union on the issue of abortion. The referendum failed with 64% voting against neutrality and 36% in favour.
The failure of the referendum …
The campaign comes in light of figures showing consumption levels in Ireland are highest in Europe
The Union of Students of Ireland (USI), in cooperation with drugs.ie and the Health Service Executive (HSE) have launched a new campaign targeting people who consume new psychoactive substances (NSP). The harm reduction campaign was launched in the Institute of …
Joel McKeever talks to Trinity News about Trinity’s official network for LGBT staff members
The LGBT Staff Network, launched earlier this year, was a long time coming. This is surprising on a campus with a strong LGBT history, which is notably home to Ireland’s oldest LGBT society. Why, then, has it all come together …
Higher Education Authority wants to hold independent inquiry into financial irregularities at UL
The University of Limerick (UL) has rejected calls by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) to launch an independent inquiry into allegations of misconduct at the university.
The allegations concern the treatment of staff members and former employees who drew attention …
The grant will be made available to 1,100 postgraduate students
The government has announced the introduction of a full maintenance grant for 1,100 postgraduate students as part of Budget 2017. The grant, worth almost €6,000, will be made available to students in the lowest income category.
The scheme is part …
No increase in student contribution fees
The government has announced a €36.5 million increase for third level education funding. The increase was announced by Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Paschal Donohoe, during his budget speech earlier today. He called the increase the “first significant investment” …
A woman never deserves to be attacked, so why is Kim Kardashian West being shamed?
On Sunday night, while staying in a rented apartment in Paris during Paris Fashion Week, Kim Kardashian West was robbed by two armed men who bound and gagged her before placing her in the bathtub and stealing $10 million worth …
The meeting aimed at generating ideas to encourage participation in the march
TCDSU held an Education Campaign Meeting this evening in advance of the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Rally for Education on 19 October. The meeting, led by SU President Kieran McNulty and Education Officer Dale O’Faoilléacháin, aimed to generate …
The Hist’s drug-themed debate took place in the GMB on Wednesday night
The Hist’s first debate of the year took place on Wednesday 21 September on the motion “This House Would Get High”. As with typical GMB debates, the event featured both student and guest speakers.
The late start, which came about …
Largest year on year fall since 2005
Trinity has dropped twenty places, from 78th to 98th in the QS World University Rankings, released today. While it remains Ireland’s highest-ranked university, the 2016/17 rankings mark the third year in a row that Trinity has dropped, from …