Trinity ranked in top 125 universities for engineering

Trinity has been named in the top 125 universities in the world for Engineering and Technology in the Times World University Rankings for 2018, making it the highest ranking Irish university and placing it in the top 40 of European universities.   The ranking is based off different pillars such as their Overall Score (48.9-52.2), […]

Institutes of technology to receive €200m investment

  The Government has announced the provision of €200 million investment for the construction of 11 large-scale building projects in Institutes of Technology (ITs) across the country under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) programme. The buildings will be maintained and managed by private developers for 25 years after construction.   Institutes set to benefit from […]

Kavanagh Court accommodation offer cheaper for postgraduates

Postgraduates are being offered rooms for a cheaper price than undergraduates at the student accommodation complex Kavanagh Court, which College secured for Trinity students this summer.   While undergraduate students were being offered a rental price of slightly above €950 per month for the high-end self catering accommodation, postgraduates are being offered the housing for […]

Several Trinity food outlets increase prices for first time in eight years

The Buttery Food Court, the Coffee Dock in Áras an Phiarsaigh and the Dining Hall all saw an increase in prices during the summer. This was the first time Trinity’s catering department increased their prices in eight years. Price increases have affected a significant proportion of the food these outlets provide. In The Buttery, for […]

DIT rank 38th in EU technology ranking

  Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) have ranked 35th out of 231 institutions in a science and technology ranking by U-Multirank, while University College Dublin (UCD) ranked first in Ireland and 25th in the rankings.     The U-Multirank rankings grade universities and institutes of technologies from A (very good) to E (poor) under headings […]

Stand up and be counted

There’s a certain transition for every first year that occurs during their first few weeks in college. I’m not talking about that newfound sense of independence you rejoice in for cooking your first proper meal without parental supervision; I’m referring to the expansion of our minds, a broader sense of thinking and new ideas. Perhaps […]

172 classes did not nominate a class representative

172 classes did not nominate a class representative following the close of Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) elections last week. Voting occurred in the Arts Building, Hamilton, James street and D’Olier street. Nominations were closed last week, however following counting of the nominations, it was found that 172 classes did not have a class […]

This week in Trinity: Fourth Week

If the wrath of Storm Ophelia wasn’t enough to keep you entertained this week, there’s plenty more to keep you occupied as the week continues. This week marks the fourth academic week of the year, known simply as Fourth Week, Trinity’s only week dedicated to the 120 societies on campus. Every single event taking place […]

Trinity to reopen tomorrow

  Trinity is to reopen on Tuesday, October 17, after College was closed today due to Hurricane Ophelia. The Department of Education and Skills left the decision to open tomorrow at the discretion of each institution. Trinity tweeted that normal college activities would resume as normal just after 8pm.   An email was sent to staff […]

How to survive your first term

When you’re a bright-eyed teen stifled in school, grappling with exams and being tossed round high-pressure social situations on a daily basis, college seems the place of dreams. You’re going to study a subject you love, surrounded by a bubble of like-minded people. You’ll read through texts in the library with gusto. You will live […]

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