Civic Engagement staff award launched in Trinity

  The Registrar’s Civic Engagement Award has been launched to commend outstanding contributions made by Trinity staff members to civic engagement. The award will acknowledge those who have demonstrated exceptional achievements in engaging with society during the course of their teaching or research.   The award will identify staff who have been actively involved in civic […]

Ní tír gan teanga

This week in Trinity will mark Éigse na Tríonóide 2018, a celebration of the Irish language hosted by TCDSU and An Cumann Gaelach. Appropriately themed “An Phobal ag teacht le chéile”  or “The community comes together” for those non-irish speakers amongst us, this week long festival focuses on a variety of events aimed at celebrating […]

This week in Trinity: Trinity Arts Festival and Eigse na Trionoide

It’s week four in Trinity and this week brings us a range of thought- provoking and fun events includingas well as Trinity’s Arts Festival (TAF) and Eigse na Trionoide. Combined, they have a whole host of enticing events for people with a variety of interests so be sure to check out their pages for the […]

USI partnership to offer free virtual GP service to students

  VideoDoc, an Irish digital healthcare provider, has joined with the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) to provide students with free online GP services. The free healthcare consultancy service will be available to Trinity students as well as students in Dublin City University (DCU), Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, […]

Trinity approves new Reasonable Accommodations policy for students with disabilities

  Trinity’s University Council has approved a new policy to improve implementation of Reasonable Accommodations for students with disabilities studying at Trinity. Reasonable Accommodations are defined as “any action that helps to alleviate a substantial disadvantage due to a disability and/or a significant ongoing illness”.   The new policy and code of practice will streamline the […]

Science Gallery to celebrate 10 year anniversary

  The Science Gallery is set to mark its ten-year anniversary on Friday, with a day of events which will promote science and celebrate the educational services the Science Gallery has provided over the last decade to the general public.   Irish and international artists will participate in a full-day symposium to mark the anniversary. The […]

Harry Potter “hack” hints at upcoming Litsoc event

A series of Harry-Potter related photos and messages were posted across several society and Students’ Union accounts today, hinting at an upcoming event for Trinity Literary Society (Litsoc).   The posts, all of which contained the caption “<this is a hack>,” referenced Harry Potter trivia and were posted at 6pm today.   A photo posted on […]

Farage on mainstream media: “You’d think I was the reincarnation of Hitler”

After a week of controversy, criticism and fake threatened protests, former leader of UKIP and leading Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage addressed the College Historical Society (the Hist) this afternoon in the society’s debate chamber.   In contrast to the furore that ensued following the announcement of the MEP’s visit, the event, entitled “Anglo-Irish Relations and […]

Trinity spent €30.6 million over past six years on consultants and legal firms

  Trinity spent €30.6 million over the past six years on hiring private firms, more than any other higher education institution in the country, according to the Higher Education Authority (HEA).   Third level institutes have collectively spent over €150 million on hiring outside firms since 2011, with universities spending €104 million on private reports and […]

SU Presidential candidate sanctioned by Electoral Commission

Trinity College Dublin Students’ Union (TCDSU) Presidential candidate Paul Molloy has been sanctioned by the Electoral Commission (EC) for breaching a rule of Schedule 3. The breach was committed by a former member of Molloy’s campaign team.     The issue in question was not revealed by the EC but was brought to the attention […]

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