Honorary Doctorate awarded to US Vice President Joe Biden this morning


At 11am this morning, Joe Biden, Vice President of the United States, received an Honorary Doctorate from Trinity College. The ceremony took place in the Exam Hall. Biden also received the Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage of the University Philosophical Society.   The entire ceremony was conducted in Latin, a tradition which has not changed […]

US Vice President Joe Biden to receive honorary doctorate from Trinity


During his six-day visit to Ireland, US Vice President Joe Biden will be awarded an honorary doctorate, alongside several other nominees, from Trinity College Dublin this Friday, June 24th. The Commencement Ceremony will take place at 11am this Friday in Trinity’s Public Theatre. Biden will also receive a Gold Medal of Honorary Patronage from the University Philosophical Society […]

Unpublished report by senior SU officers accuses The University Times of fabrication of evidence, mistreatment of staff, bias, and making students “live in fear”


Serious breaches of journalistic conduct, including the fabrication of evidence, mistreatment of staff, biased and unfair reporting, and damaging the reputation of students have been alleged against The University Times and its editor by members of the TCDSU leadership in an unpublished report, which has been seen by Trinity News. The report was prepared by […]

Cush Report recommends contracts of indefinite duration be offered to lecturers after two years


The report also highlighted the increase of zero hours contracts being used in the third-level education sector

Computer science students may have to resit exam after lecturer uploads answers online


Students allege that lecturer was made aware of the mistake a fortnight before the exam

JobBridge internship scheme used 112 times by Trinity


University College Dublin is by the far the biggest third level institution in the data, having used the scheme 181 times

Second green flag for Trinity unveiled

The green flag was presented to College by An Taisce on Thursday at a ceremony in the Exam Hall

Anger at lack of mental health funding highlighted at USI national demonstration


The Union of Students in Ireland and Mental Health Reform joined outside the Dáil today to protest the diversion of €12 million from the mental health budget

SU president Lynn Ruane takes final TCD Seanad seat


Incumbents David Norris and Ivana Bacik were returned to the house, but Sean Barret missed out on a seat

Ivana Bacik returned to the Seanad on the thirteenth count


Bacik took 18% of first preference votes, coming second behind fellow incumbent David Norris


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