Looking back on the Trinity Summer Series: a review from the Pav

This year saw the introduction of the Trinity Summers Series, a set of outdoor concerts  in College Park over the course of a week in July.  In a bid to earn more funding for the “academic needs of the University”, the College partnered with MCD Productions, the concert promotion firm, to host six concerts on […]

Masters students left without drinking water, bathrooms and sanitation bins as sudden renovations begin

A Master’s degree course has been left without a kitchen, drinking water, female toilets and sanitation bins following sudden renovation works taking place in 8 Westland Square.   An email was sent to the Interactive Digital Media (MSc) course on the morning of Monday 14, announcing the refurbishment works that were to begin then and […]

Trinity graduate to participate in Rose of Tralee

Trinity graduate Eva Cooney will be representing Westmeath at this year’s Rose of Tralee International Festival. Cooney graduated this year with a first class honors in psychology and worked in Trinity’s Global Relations Office on their social media campaigns.   Speaking to Trinity News, the 23 year old from Glasson expressed her excitement regarding her […]

Delays to student visas could cost UCD €8.4 million

Delays to student visas could cost University College Dublin (UCD) €8.4 million, according to the Irish Times. In a letter addressed to the then Minister for Justice Francis Fitzgerald in April 2017, UCD President Andrew Deeks said that the delay could cause “reputable damage” to Irish universities.   In the letter, Mr. Deeks said that […]

USI to use Trinity’s model of Repeal the 8th committee

Trinity College, Dublin Students’ Union’s Repeal the 8th Campaign for 2016/17 will be used as a model for the Union of Students Ireland, Students4Choice Campaign in 2017/18.   Following a meeting held last Tuesday, the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Vice President for equality and citizenship Síona Cahill, decided to incorporate Trinity’s model for the […]

Galway Students’ Unions reject opposition to development of student accommodation

NUI Galway Students’ Union and Galway-Mayo IT Students’ Union have rejected councillors and local residents’ opposition to the development of high end student accommodation in Galway city.   The local four-star Westwood Hotel was to be demolished and replaced by 400 student beds but the plan has been met with opposition from local residents, who […]

Drop in SUSI grant applications

College grant applications have seen a drop in compared to recent years, a total of 87,738 claims were made for support for fees and living expenses, which was 0.3% less than last year’s figure.   An increase in Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) applications was to be expected. When the Minister for Education and Skills, […]

From Halls to houses

This past academic year, I was fortunate enough to live in Trinity Hall in Rathmines. This coming autumn I will be living in a house with four of my friends. The biggest differences: rent, electricity, gas, and the oh-so-precious wifi. I am really looking forward to the exciting changes that come with living independently, but […]

The ultimate Irish road trip

It happens to the best of us: you spend those long months of exam revision thinking about how you’re going to spend your summer. You and your friends decide that you’ll visit all the places that you’ve always wanted to go. Yet when the summer does come, the days start to slip away, it’s September […]

Exam scripts could constitute personal data, Advocate General tells European court

  An Irish accountancy trainee has gained support in the European Court of Justice from the Advocate General to constitute exam scripts as personal data, in an opinion published by the Advocate General on Thursday. This follows 8 years of legal battles.   Peter Nowak, a registered student with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of […]


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