Homeowners could earn up to €12000 Tax-Free in frantic measures to house students


Homeowners have been urged to rent any spare space in their houses in a desperate attempt to house students by the government, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) and Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU). With today’s release of the CAO offers and term starting in less than a month, desperate moves are being […]

Asylum Seeker Star-Student granted place at Trinity


Trinity student and asylum seeker Nadezda (Nadia) Prochukham will be returning to second year after securing donations from anonymous sources. The 20-year-old hit national headlines in 2014 when she achieved 615 points in the Leaving Cert but was refused government funding because of her asylum seeker status. Moreover, her mother’s application from 2011 to remain […]

TCD joins LoRa Alliance to help expand and develop the ‘Internet Age’


Trinity is the first Irish university to join the non-profit organisation LoRa – global internet of things Alliance. Here it will help expand this global base of expertise and internet connectivity for future ingenuity. The LoRa Alliance is a non-profit association of members who believe the era of the internet (or as they call it, […]

TCDSU President Kieran McNulty calls on Minister Varadkar’s immediate reform of Back to Education Allowance Support


This week Irish media and TCD President Kieran McNulty have called on the Minister for Social Protection, Leo Varadkar, to revoke the Government’s recent reforms to the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA) and the Family Income Allowance for ‘One-Parent Families’. Incoming students from single parent families are being restricted from joining third level education courses […]

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


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