Report finds Irish male graduates earn €80,000 more in their lifetime than female graduates

An Irish male graduate will earn, on average, €80,000 more in this lifetime than a female graduate, an Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) report has found. The report, which contains data on the state of education in countries around the world, also highlights a gender imbalance in a number of fields of study. […]

Graduates of Trinity’s Blackstone Launchpad make it through to New York event

Appetize, a company founded by three Trinity alumni, has been selected as one of two Irish start-ups to attend the Blackstone Techstars Training Camp in New York next month.   The company is based around social dining and allows people to discover, host and partake in dinner parties and pop-up events. The app-based company will […]

Trad, Pop and Players- Philleadh ar an gCóisir

For the third night of F R E S H, DTwo provided an unlikely home for the halfway point of the TCDSU Ents Freshers’ Week lineup; Philleadh ar an gCóisir. Ents, An Cumann Gaelach and The Phil joined forces to present an ‘ancient Irish extravaganza’, with Le Galaxie and TradSoc providing the entertainment for the […]

The Magician and Wild Youth take to the stage at Freshers’ Ball 2017

After the lavish halls of Cafe En Seine were transformed into a retro rave by TCDSU Ents on Monday, they really outdid themselves by throwing the biggest freshers ball in the country on Tuesday night in the Academy as part of their “F R E S H” series. This definitely was the largest and most […]

Motion to prevent “over-concentration” of student accommodation passed by city council

  A motion stating that property developers must ensure there is not an “over-concentration” of student housing within a 1km area when submitting proposals for the development of additional student accommodation was passed by Dublin City Council at a council meeting on Monday.   The proposal was a step up from the existing regulation which […]

Freshers’ Diary: Tuesday

Orla Murnaghan, Junior Freshman Law and Politics Freshers’ Week was in full swing on Tuesday as I arrived in the Front Square at noon. Everything was a magical whirl of kaleidoscopic colour in as I rushed for my first lecture, Introduction to the Law School, in the Davis Theatre.   The lecturers’ message was unequivocally […]

This House is Overworked and Undersexed — the Lawsoc Comedy Debate

LawSoc began the new college year on Tuesday with their inaugural comedic debate for Fresher’s Week, featuring full-time comedians and attended by a crowd eager to hear if students are truly ‘overworked and undersexed’.   Chairing the debate was Andrew Stanley; and, representing the proposition were a team of Trinity students, gathered from a range […]

Solving the housing crisis for neighbourhood birds and bees

Ever thought about building a little abode for your friendly neighbourhood birds and bees? Never got around to it because it seems just too hard, and a little too expensive? The DU ZooSoc and The Phil paired up on Tuesday to teach us a little something about the housing crisis the birds are currently facing […]

Freshers’ Diary: Monday

Eliana Jordon, Junior Freshman English Lit   Monday of Freshers Week is not for the faint of heart.   I was still on the mend from an early case of the notorious “freshers flu” and fighting a lingering hangover that seems customary if one is to fully ingratiate oneself in the Dublin nightlife scene. Armored […]

How to survive Fresher’s Week on a budget

Newsflash – money doesn’t buy happiness. Experts have found that your flashy Daniel Wellington watch, your high-falutin Michael Kors clutch, and your next-generation iPhone X will not help long-term with the release of those sweet, sweet endorphins into your brain.   Luckily for you, scientists have been able to artificially synthesise happiness into liquid form, […]


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