Life on the Campaign Team

As the posters are packed away and twibbons discarded, Caoimhe Gordon speaks to members of past campaigns teams to find out what the election experience is like for those on the inside.

For many students, the days before the Student Union (SU) Elections all merge together into a flurry of delayed starts to lectures due to cheerful speeches, invitations to like Facebook pages of people donning brightly coloured t-shirts and the casual …

A left-handed Letter

Imogen McGuckin writes a passionate mock letter to the Arts Block Administration on the discrimination against left-handed students

The Arts students of Trinity have a case of discrimination on their hands. In an age of equal opportunities, many remain disadvantaged by the structure of lecture theatres and teaching rooms. A minority sadly underrepresented by the College are those

Getting the best fresh start with Welfare First: Laura Grady, Welfare Candidate

Current Volunteer Coordinator Laura Grady’s prime focus is engagement; through mini-campaigns, a Welfare First week aimed at Freshers and society collaboration she hopes to achieve this

Laura Grady is proud of many things. Her native Sligo, particularly since moving to Dublin for college; getting picked at 12 to play GAA in Croke Park and of course, Westlife. Grady’s participation in numerous campaigns like Body and Soul

Making College more Accessible: Damien McClean, Welfare Candidate

Current Citizenship Officer Damien McClean talks accessibility, pronoun recognition from College and his Study Balance Week

Damien McClean is a Senior Sophister Mathematician from Louth. He is currently the Citizenship Officer in the Students’ Union and a Student Ambassador in the Global Room.

While recalling his first year at Trinity, McClean says “I did not feel

Putting a focus back on Mental Health: Meabh Cullen, Welfare Candidate

Mental Health Mondays, healthy recipes and drug safety are what Welfare Candidate Meabh Cullen wishes to implement as Welfare officer

Meabh Cullen is a third year Environmental Science student who is heavily involved with the Disability Service within Trinity. She serves as both an ambassador for the Disability Service, and as a Part-Time officer for Students with Disabilities in the

Boosting the “community feel” in College: Rachel Skelly, Welfare Candidate

Getting students physically active, widening conversations surrounding consent and sexual assault and promoting a better environment for student wellbeing in College are key priorities for Rachel Skelly

Rachel Skelly is a Junior Sophister Single Honours Geographer from Clontarf, Dublin. Last April, she was elected the Students’ Union’s Gender Equality Officer. Along with society tasks and work on gender issues, Skelly has also participated in a number of

“Being stressed with college and assignments are struggles everyone goes through in college”: Emma Purser Welfare Candidate

Seana Davis catches up with Emma to see why she thinks she should be Welfare Officer

Emma Purser is a Senior Sophister World Religions and Theology student from Stradbally, Co. Laois. She is an S2S peer supporter, a current member of the SU Lobby Group and Liaison Officer for QSoc. She has been an SU Class

Keeping up with College: UT candidate Dominic McGrath

University Times editor candidate Dominic McGrath looks set to bolster the paper’s coverage of College research and sport as well as widening the paper’s scope to support aspiring journalists

University Times editor candidate Dominic McGrath has emphasised his past experience working with the paper over the past three years; from deputy news editor, to news editor and now holding the deputy editor position under current Editor Sinéad Baker, it’s …

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